Walking With Lions Page
Church Planter and Community Leader Blog PostI was with the newly elected mayor of Laurel on election night when a reporter asked him, “So, how do you feel now that you...
In May of 2000, Chris and Tammy Hodges, along with their five children, made their way through eight cities, visiting each as a potential home for their new church. Birmingham was their last stop. On his way to an early game at the SEC baseball tournament, Chris grabbed coffee at a local Barnes & Noble. With a view that overlooked the Cahaba Valley ahead and the busy highway down below, Chris heard the Lord say, “You’re going to pastor some of the people down in that traffic jam.” He began to feel a supernatural love for the city and its people, and that’s when he knew. He skipped the game and instead began to make his way throughout Birmingham, praying as he drove down the streets of the city he would soon call home.
God gave Rick and Michelle Bezet the desire to plant a church. They had ideas but didn’t know how they were going to make it happen. In 2000, there was no ARC, but they had relationships. Billy Hornsby, who was on staff with Rick at Bethany World Prayer Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana connected him with Greg Surratt, Pastor of Seacoast Church in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Mental Health and the Church Blog Post
We’re amid a mental health crisis. Hurting people would like to be able to run to the Church and know they will be understood and welcomed. My vision is that the Church will not only welcome and understand them, but also be equipped to help them.
Soul Care Blog PostI am not sure what your days look like right now, but as we slowly creep out of quarantine, I find myself getting right back...
Healthy Marriages Blog Post
Do you want the perfect marriage? Of course you do! There’s nothing better than two people working together in harmony, accomplishing life goals, growing in ministry, and achieving the elusive, happy married life.