Time to Pray. Time to Rest.

“Hello friends and family around the world! I wanted to pass along what the world looks like in West Africa. Overall, our entire community has been impressed with the decisions and actions taken by our government here in Senegal. March 15 our president shut down all schools in Senegal for three weeks. Since then, the closures have been moved to May 4, 2020. We are all currently waiting for any…Keep Reading

17 Days

“17 days. I went 17 days without spending a penny on perishable items. In those 17 days the only things I paid for were gas for my car and rent for my apartment (and my tithe). I only ate food from Grace Klein for the first week, then moved to eating some things I already had at home mixed with Grace Klein food for the second week. I did not…Keep Reading

Leave a Legacy

“50 years apart. Maybe it was an unlikely friendship, but to me it was so normal, comfortable and perfect. We connected at such a heart level. She always termed it a “special relationship.” I never had words for it. All I knew is the faithfulness of a godly woman who prayed for me every single day, and subsequently when “me” grew to my family, Grace Klein Construction and Grace Klein…Keep Reading

Traveling for Thanksgiving?

Let’s get prepared by combining resources and equip Grace Klein Community serve teams to create gift bags for any of us traveling for the holiday. Our family takes these bags along and it brings a smile and encouragement to so many strangers. It’s like sprinkling a little taste of Jesus wherever we go. We stuff ziplock bags with the following: Index card (volunteers will write encouraging scripture) Shampoo Soap Conditioner…Keep Reading

Washing Feet

“Is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the Lord’s people, helping those in trouble and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds.”  – 1 Timothy 5:10 “If there ever was a more accurate description of Joy Jones, I cannot find it. I have personally known Joy for over 9 years and have watched her live out this verse day…Keep Reading

One of Our Angels

“Mature women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.” – Titus 2:3-5 “Absolutely, without a shadow of a doubt, THIS is…Keep Reading

So Much.

“I appreciate all the thoughts and prayers. They say here that October is the worst month. Worst because its hot season. Worst because its crazy busy even when it doesn’t have to be. Worst because the slump of culture shock hits some. Worst because you’re waiting for a break and the first glimpse of that is… so… far… away. Yes, we are melting. It’s hot. It’s busy. It’s sad making…Keep Reading

Fall Freebies

Are you looking for something fun and FREE to do with your family throughout the Fall in the Birmingham area? Check out these free events happening over the next couple of months: Family Fun Friday at Railroad Park When: Every Friday (depending on weather) Location: 1800 First Avenue S, Birmingham, Alabama 35233 Time: 6:00 PM This class invites collaboration and a little friendly competition with team activities like kickball, soccer, and whiffle…Keep Reading

Formidable Lovebirds

“For I am a great King, saith the LORD of the hosts, and my name is formidable among the Gentiles.” Malachi 1:4b “This is the one word that I hear when I look at this dynamic duo, Mike & Sam Stacks …Formidable. Extremely impressive in strength or excellence. Exactly. When this precious retired couple first walked into Grace Klein looking to volunteer, my first thought was, “Aw…aren’t they cute.” Barely a week…Keep Reading

Expectant For More

“If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,” and you make the Most High your dwelling, no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. You will tread on the lion and the cobra; you will trample…Keep Reading

B-A-M Buffet

On August 23, 2019, the ULECx Market hosted a Birmingham Business As Mission B-A-M Buffet from 11AM – 12:30PM at Church of the Highlands Grandview. Seven speakers were allotted seven minutes to share on the following topics: the definition of business as mission, intentional small groups in the workplace, using your business for God’s glory, the Word of God as our foundation, wise stewardship of investments into the Kingdom, collaboration…Keep Reading

The Faithfulness of our Father

“August 2019 and I’m back in Dakar for a second year teaching at Dakar, Academy. We have over two dozen new staff and a new campus opening west of the city next month. Growth and change and a refreshing call for our community to live and work in unity welcome us to a new year. As I’m compiling student data, organizing syllabuses, and planning each class… God paused me. This…Keep Reading

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