The Community of Hope: Building Trust, Beginning Relationships through Christ

Lou Ann Raughton meets people where they are in their life.To let them know there are others who care. That there is hope. And she works to encourage them through this outreach. She has done this since 2007 with The Community of Hope in Montgomery. As its director, and with volunteers, she reaches others through […]

Ministry Spotlight

The Road to Healing: Broken Hearts

The road in Autaugaville is long, winding, and filled with hope. It is a road to renewal, healing, and mending of broken hearts. It is quiet. Just off County Road 165, a place was created to move men from the “milk to the meat” of God’s Word… to make them committed disciples of Jesus Christ. […]


Life on Wheels: Serving Women, Saving Babies, Sharing Jesus

The mission of Life On Wheels’ is threefold: they use the power of ultrasound to serve women, save babies, and share Jesus. The mobile unit that provides free pregnancy tests and ultrasounds, and which serves women throughout the River Region and Birmingham, works to make women feel safe, supported, and loved, offering a three-step process […]

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Advocating for Victims of Sex Trafficking

When Kathryn Guthrie and her team reach out to women who have been sex trafficked, the victims may be so far into a darkness that they often can’t fig­ure out their first step to end the victimization. Through the worthy2 ministry, they are offered guidance in taking that first step. Then, the second. “We do […]


Engaging the Culture Through the Arts for the Cause of Christ

Dewayne Rembert was in his late teens when he remembers the feel of his first shower. As the water hit the back of his neck, he didn’t know what he had been missing. He grew up without a lot. Some nights, starting in his early teens, there was no food – not even a can […]

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Samaritan Inn – A Temporary Lodging Ministry

The family of the truck driver from New York who had a stroke. A father from Saudi Arabia who had a heart attack while flying over Montgomery. Another family who drove from Iowa after relatives had a car accident on their way to the beach. They were all strangers to the Montgomery area, but all […]


Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission:
A Fabric of the Family

Stephen Browder tells whoever gives to Faith Crusade Montgomery Rescue Mission that their donation is impactful to the community as a whole. That it helps a ministry serve the poor, the homeless, and even the middle class – those Browder sees as the working poor. Those with beautiful homes, and who come in for food. […]


Ministry Spotlight:
His Vessel Ministry

There’s not anything that God would ask of Jo Hancock that she would say no to. So when God truly grabbed hold of her heart as she practiced law, she just fell in love with Him. And she surrendered her life, her practice, her entire self, to serving Him and leading others to Him. “I […]


Children’s Hope
Caring for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Soon after they knew adoption would be their calling, they brought Hope home from the Eastern European country of Moldova. It was a process that Andy said allowed the Lord to show them that not only do they have a heart for orphans, but also for the enormous need of adoption overall. The Birchfields have […]


Alabama State University’s RealTalk College Ministry

A fellowship among believers is a safe place to be – it is what Zach Beasley has witnessed during his time as a campus minister at Alabama State and Tuskegee Universities.The students crave it! Beasley feels that while they obviously want to learn, what really comes to play is their general desire to grow as […]