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OUR STORY Greg Surratt, Founding Pastor at Seacoast Church, believed every community deserves a life-giving church and that God was asking him to be a...

Church 54 Blog Post

What has been one of the most defining ministry moments in your life? One of the most defining ministry moments in my life was launching...

Endorsed Resources: July 2021 Blog Post

Our vision is to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus. We hope to encourage and equip you...

2021 Mid-Year Recap Blog Post

Can you believe we are already halfway into 2021?! Our Spring launch season has come to a close, and there is so much to celebrate...

Endorsed Resources: June 2021 Blog Post

Our vision is to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus. We hope to encourage and equip you...

Message Mapping Blog Post

We have all been there before. It's 11:45 on Saturday night. You have one thought you stole from your favorite preacher, and that's it. You...

Endorsed Resources: May 2021 Blog Post

Our vision is to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus. We hope to encourage and equip you...

Pastor Like a Mother Blog Post

For even if you were to have ten thousand teachers [to guide you] in Christ, yet you would not have many fathers [who led you...

ARC’s First Church Plants Celebrate 20 Years of Ministry | Church of the Highlands Blog Post

In May of 2000, Chris and Tammy Hodges, along with their five children, made their way through eight cities, visiting each as a potential home for their new church. Birmingham was their last stop. On his way to an early game at the SEC baseball tournament, Chris grabbed coffee at a local Barnes & Noble. With a view that overlooked the Cahaba Valley ahead and the busy highway down below, Chris heard the Lord say, “You’re going to pastor some of the people down in that traffic jam.” He began to feel a supernatural love for the city and its people, and that’s when he knew. He skipped the game and instead began to make his way throughout Birmingham, praying as he drove down the streets of the city he would soon call home.