October’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) WHAT ABOUT SIN?   Sin is not a popular topic these days and is something that we do not think about much.  It is defined as transgression.  I John 3:4 says, “Everyone who sins breaks the [God’s] law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.”  James…

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September’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) MOVING BEYOND SELF   Given our fallen nature we have an inclination to sin. Our biggest sin is selfishness, or worshiping the self, instead of God.  The Bible says I, Deuteronomy 6:13 to worship God only, while Psalm 2:11 tells us to do so…

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June’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) BEING THE BODY OF CHRIST   Referring to born again believers, I Corinthians 12:27 says, “Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it.”  I Corinthians 6:19-20 says, “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit…

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Bargain Centers become King’s Home Thrift Stores

  The Mission Possible Bargain Centers of the Jimmie Hale Mission officially became King’s Home Thrift Better Stores Friday morning. The two Birmingham-based charities teamed up to better serve the homeless and hurting populations they serve. “We opened our first Mission Possible Bargain Center in May of 2000,” said Mission executive director Tony Cooper. “For…

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February’s “Encouraging Word”

  by Tony Cooper, Executive Director (for Birmingham Christian Family magazine) Navigating Life’s Issues   The longer we experience life, the more aware we become that we control very little of life’s happenings.  Situations occur, circumstances vary, events come and go, and issues develop all without our permission.  Our primary goal is to manage as…

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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, and three learning centers. 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.