Addiction Aftercare: life-long recovery

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Addiction Aftercare: life-long recovery

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Addiction Aftercare Life-long recovery Addiction has been declared an epidemic in the United States. It affects individuals, families, education, politics, socioeconomics, healthcare, employment, crime, transportation, and housing. These are only a few lenses from the larger perspective.  Faced with such a tremendous health concern, people often have many questions about addiction and recovery. One such

Give Where You Live: making an impact in your backyard

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Give Where You Live: making an impact in your backyard

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Give Where You Live: Making an impact in your backyard Summer—the season greatly anticipated by students, teachers, and families.  It means sunshine, cool treats, and hopefully, some much needed time off. While we are enjoying our beach vacations or simply hanging out at the neighborhood pool– men, women, and children around the Birmingham area are lacking

Adopt A Classroom: care for students

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Adopt A Classroom: care for students

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Adopt A Classroom Support teachers, care for students,  promote education Sprinklers are on. Popsicles are being consumed by the box. Homework is nowhere to be found. Signs are all around that indicate summertime is in full swing!  Most kids, and parents, yearn for summer all year long. The concerns of the school year have subsided

Monthly Prayer: My God is Powerful

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Monthly Prayer: My God is Powerful

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My God is Powerful Our God is Powerful and the solution to all of our problems, big and small. Join us in our monthly devotion and prayer. “Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you. Jeremiah 32:17 NIV Father,

Bo Jackson, Business Leaders, & Bacon

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Bo Jackson, Business Leaders, & Bacon

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Bo Jackson, Business Leaders, & Bacon Each year, The Foundry Ministries hosts a breakfast fundraiser to benefit our partner, Changed Lives Christian Center (CLCC), as well as The Foundry.  All funds raised go directly to support The Foundry Ministries and CLCC’s collaboration to provide long-term residential and transitional programs for the homeless, the addict, and the ex-inmate reentering society.

Dazzling Light

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Dazzling Light

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by Graham Bufford Director of After Care “Moses said, ‘The LORD has commanded you to do all this, so that the dazzling light of his presence can appear to you.’” –Leviticus 9:6 GNT Be assured that there is purpose to everything the Lord does. Even if it began as something evil, the Lord can still

From Hunger to Hope

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From Hunger to Hope

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Imagine never eating a crisp salad or a fresh, juicy apple packed with wholesome nutrients your body needs to thrive. Unfortunately, this is the reality for some low-income families and senior adults in our community with limited access to transportation. The Foundry’s Mobile Food Pantry brings nourishment to our neighborhoods, driving into five low-income areas

got mentors?

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got mentors?

julia charleston

by A Program Participant I never imagined myself having to spend 12 months in a recovery program. How did I find myself here? Life happened. I left home when I graduated high school and met my soul mate. We got married and had three children. They grew up, got married and now I have three

Commitment

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Commitment

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Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 Weary? Weary of the battle? Weary of the scorn? Weary of the cynical looks? Weary of anger? Weary of the thorns? Weary of being marginalized? Weary of being shunned?

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Break

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Hunger Doesn’t Take a Break

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One in four children struggle with hunger every day. This doesn’t change during the summer, in fact, it may worsen. Children receiving free or reduced lunch during the school year are guaranteed breakfast and lunch each school day. But, once summer begins the opportunity to eat those meals greatly reduces. Without the guarantee of school

Faith

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Faith

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Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 DEVOTION: There was a point in my life where the weight of what was supposed to happen, but didn’t, was slowly crushing me. Day after day I found myself digging farther into a place where I wasn’t sure if