Love Loud Montgomery: Meeting Human Needs, Planting Gospel Seeds

Love Loud Montgomery wants their guests to know they arenot only in a safe place but they are heard. LLM can provide more than just nutritional needs;they also help the spirit. Formerly known as Forest Park Ministry Center, Love Loud offers a Client-Choice food pantry helping to feed those living in generational poverty and those […]


HOPES – Helping Our Public Education System

A handful of children walk 100 yards on Atlanta Highwayonce a week during the school year.From Capitol Heights Middle School to First Presbyterian Church.From school to tutoring and fellowship.From academics to “movement breaks” and dinner with their families HOPES – Helping Our Public Education System – oversees this effort. Starting in 2010 as a way […]


Promise International: A Vision Come to Life

Daniel Tulibagenyi fully surrendered to God’s calling in his life, and on roads and into a part of his past that has opened his eyes to needs beyond what he alone could fill. He questioned, he wondered, but kept following God’s voice, and was soon led to his native Uganda, providing clothing, food, and medical […]


Serving Vulnerable Children and Families in Crisis

Embrace Alabama Kids doesn’t only share the love of Jesus with foster children and families throughout the state, but they make sure they feel safe. And then build on that. “The individuals we serve have been put inunfortunate situations, mostly caused by people who should have loved them,” said Rebecca Morris, the non-profit’s senior VP […]


A Shepherd for the Sheep:
Reality & Truth Ministries

There is no greater visual to LaDonna Brendle than seeing someone smile. Seeing someone have hope who hasn’t had it. Someone who believes in Jesus who hadn’t previously believed. “I just love that,” she said. “It’s like seeing the Lord transform people right before your very eyes, and it’s beautiful.” This is her life’s work. […]

Ministry Spotlight

A Place of Safety and Belonging

Amy Cate Smith returned home from her freshman year at Auburn 10 years ago and started a small group with 20 girls and their moms. She surrounded herself with girls she used to babysit – and friends of theirs, providing them a place where they felt safe to be who they were without judgment, a […]

Ministry Spotlight

Clothing Women Through Faith and New Futures

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter— when you see the naked, […]

Building Trust Beginning Relationships

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

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 […]