December’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) How Is Your Relationship? How is your relationship with God? Relationship is defined as having a connection, association, or involvement. What is amazing is Almighty God, the Creator of heaven and earth, desires to have a personal relationship with mankind. The question is, does…

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November’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) THREE Stress Relievers In our world today, stress is unavoidable. There is confusion, chaos, and conflict all around. No one is excused or exempt from the trials and troubles of life. In John 16:33 Jesus says, “In this world you have tribulation, but take…

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October’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) STRENGTHENING YOUR CHRISTIAN WALK The term “Christian walk” refers to one living out their faith. It involves one’s daily lifestyle and includes personal belief system, behavior, and conversation. The hymn Trust and Obey says it best; “When we walk with the Lord in the light of…

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September’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) Encouraging Word IF . . . THEN “If” can be represented by a “?”. Meaning you have an option; you make the decision. “Then” is the result, represented by a “!”. “If and then” refers to something conditional. If you meet the conditions then you…

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“What is Wealth?”: Tony Cooper’s contribution to Business Alabama

However you measure it, it’s more about value than currency. CARY ESTES Researchers for Harvard Business School recently surveyed 4,000 millionaires about the correlation between money and happiness. Among their findings were that wealthier people are somewhat more content than those with less money. Overall, a person with a net worth of $10 million is…

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August’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) Heroes Encouraging Word A hero is a person of distinguished ability, admired for their noble deeds or qualities. At The Jimmie Hale Mission, we have lots of heroes. Donors are our heroes. Where would we be without our loyal donors? As a faith-based Christian ministry,…

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Recipe for Discipleship

A recipe is a set of instructions for preparing something, or a formula that produces anticipated outcomes. A disciple is a student that receives teaching and training. I suggest there are four ingredients that make a Christian disciple.  These are to focus, follow, be faithful, and fruitful. Focus means to have clear vision or to look…

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Make Your Gift Do Double Duty

Do You Match?? Many companies will match their employee’s charitable contribution, which can double the impact of your gift! With each donation, you can increase your impact to the Jimmie Hale Mission and double the donation through your employer’s matching gift program. It’s so easy – When you make your donation, simply contact your employer through…

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Tony Cooper gains National attention

On Thursday, June 9th, Tony Cooper, the executive director of the Jimmie Hale Mission, received the Russ Reid Lifetime Achievement award during the annual Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM) conference held in Jacksonville, Florida The Russ Reid Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes Mission leaders who have served at least 15 years in a rescue mission…

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Downtown Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc. is a Christian-based, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, which includes a homeless shelter for men, a shelter for women and children, after-school Bible clubs, recovery programs, learning centers, and thrift stores. This charity is often misspelled Jimmy Hale Mission.

Contact us at
Jimmie Hale Mission, P.O. Box 10472, Birmingham, Alabama 35202, (205) 323-5878
Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc.