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  • Celebrating the Gift of Life Gala Scheduled!

    We are so excited to announce that our 2021 Celebrating the Gift of Life Gala will be on Thursday, May 6th at Camp McDowell! Our special guest will be Carlos Whittaker.

    A little about Carlos…


    “So what exactly does your husband do?”


    This is a question that plagues Heather Whittaker every time someone asks. Because she never knows how to answer. One day she came up with a phrase that she now uses when asked “He’s a Hope Dealer.” She says. And that’s about as close to a job description as they can get to.


    Carlos Whittaker is a People’s Choice Award winner, a former recording artist signed to a major label, a social media maven, and currently spends the majority of his time writing books and speaking on stages around the world. It really began when the Whittaker’s found their family in America’s spotlight with appearances on shows like CBS Early Morning, The Today Show and more when their viral video “Single Ladies Devastation” went viral. But for Carlos, his wife Heather and their three children, this viral moment was just a snapshot of the bigger picture.


    The release of “Moment Maker” marked Carlos’ debut as an author, but his current book “Kill the Spider” has taken Carlos’ tribe into the deeper parts of their souls. In his newest book Carlos helps people identify, locate, corner, and kill the spiders that are plaguing their lives. “My dad once told me that I must stop cleaning to cobwebs in my life and kill the spider”, Carlos recalls. “This was a massive shift in my soul that began my journey towards being truly centered in my life.”


    As an adult, Carlos and his wife Heather moved from California back to Atlanta where he joined the team at Andy Stanley’s Buckhead Church. There, Carlos continued to apply ‘moment making’ into his everyday life, blogging about his experiences and recruiting his family and friends along the way. In 2009 Carlos signed a recording deal with Integrity Music and moved his family to Nashville TN. It was in Nashville where Carlos decided to make the shift from writing music to writing books. And from singing on stages to speaking on stages.


    Currently Carlos is regularly teaching at churches and conferences worldwide. Including Catalyst Conference, Embrace Church, FreshLife Church, and many more.


    More details will be released soon about how you can reserve your table!

  • VIRTUAL Run Baby Run Fun Run/5K/10K/Half Marathon!

    Join us for the first annual Run Baby Run Fun Run, 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon, supporting the Pregnancy Test & Resource Center in Jasper, Alabama! The PTRC is a non-profit Christian ministry serving parents in Walker County and the surrounding areas who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. Our center offers free pregnancy testing, ultrasound, parenting classes, clothes closet, and baby items through our downtown Jasper location and our mobile medical unit. All of our services are free!
    Fun Run participants will receive a medal, with the option to purchase a t-shirt or hoodie. 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon participants will receive a medal and t-shirt, with the option to upgrade to a hoodie.
    Join us wherever you love to run anytime during the month of November in our first annual VIRTUAL Run Baby Run! Be sure and upload your results, and post your pics on social media and in the Facebook event with #RUNBABYRUN2020!

    Register here: tinyurl.com/runbabyrun2020

  • THANK YOU to our Golf Classic sponsors!

    -Walker Baptist Association-Allsouth Land & Timber, Inc.-Mark A. Prévost MD-Dr. Ike Baker-Five Points, East Point, & Curry Discount Pharmacies-McGehee Engineering, Corp.-Downs & Associates, LLC-Walker Women’s Specialists-Zion Rest Primitive Baptist Church-Bobby Smith Body Shop, LLC-Barbara Ann’s-Integrity Air Conditioning Services, Inc.-Bolton Garage-Glory Fellowship Baptist Church-Harbin Team of RealtySouth-Jennifer Beasley MD-S & W Powersports-HARBINS-Mt. Vernon Baptist Church-Jasper Lumber Company-Pinnacle Bank-TherapySouth-Dr. David Aswell-RE/MAX ELITE-Jasper Auto Sales

    There’s still time to register! Teams can register through November 13th, and schedule a tee time up until November 20th! Register here: www.tinyurl.com/2020ptrcgolfclassic

  • Our first Baby Boot Camps are in the books!

    18 parents attended our Baby Boot Camps in Dora and Double Springs! Four more parents came by and we were able to sign them up for our online Now What program. We had six parents on our waiting list as well, and we will be contacting them to sign up for online and in person parenting classes on board our mobile unit.

    A few comments from the Boot Camps:

    What was your favorite part about Baby Boot Camp?

    “Knowing that I have a support system through these crazy times.”

    “Having multiple topics covered in a one-day format.”

    “Hearing everyone’s stories about their different experiences.”

    “Meeting everyone and how friendly and personable everyone is.”

    Topic suggestions that we plan to include next time were infant CPR, diaper changing, swaddling, toxic relationships, single motherhood, and things to worry about and not worry about once you bring baby home. Their favorite lessons were breastfeeding, SIDS, car seat safety, shaken baby syndrome, labor & delivery, and postpartum depression.

    “The people were super nice and they gave me hope that I can go through this.” This is why we’re here…to offer support, hope, and education, all grounded in the love of Christ. We are looking forward to planning our next boot camps (most likely in February), and hopefully adding on a new Boot Camp in Winfield! We want to thank the Walker Area Community Foundation for making the education and staffing portion of our mobile unit project possible!