George Shamblin / Author Bio

April 2, 2021By francis-adminArticles, Communications, Faith, People

Writer, Teacher and Pastor, George Shamblin is that rare individual whose excitement on the day of his salvation never cooled. He’s a man who lives to challenge other Christians to take God’s gift to them, and pay it forward. It’s a challenge borne of equal parts enthusiasm and concern. “At any given time,” he contends, … Read More

We have an incredible new client

May 5, 2020By francis-adminTHE AGENCY

And we can’t tell you a thing about his company, his name, or the product he and his partner developed. But we can tell you this: Not only have he and his partner developed a potential game-changing technology for a sector of the economy that accounts for more than $2.5 trillion in annual spending, he has a wicked … Read More

Music!

April 12, 2020By francis-adminCULTURE, FUN, Music

From time to time, people still ask us why we don’t give-away CD mixes any more. Mainly because hardly anybody ever listens to CDs any more. Which is why we’re gradually converting our most popular mixes into Click-And-Play streaming files. Here’s hoping this page leads you to lots of great discoveries. If so, remember: Support the artists you like!   AMERICANA Country … Read More

Vintage / Sports car show

May 8, 2019By francis-adminUncategorized

CONTACT Alan Thacker (Barber Motorsports & Mountain Brook Car Club) alanthacker73@gmail.com | 205-370-1036   WHEN Friday, May 17  5 pm – 8pm WHERE Rele Street, Lane Parke (between the Grand Bohemian and Revelator Coffee) SPONSORS Barber Motorsports, the Mountain Brook Driving Club and Lane Parke WHY 1) A street party for Lane Parke customers, merchants and … Read More

Job-Hunting Do’s And Don’ts. Mostly Don’ts.

March 2, 2019By francis-adminArticles, brand marketing, BUSINESS, Communications, General Biz, Humor, Miscellaneous, Rants

My agency has an opening for an art director, and I’ve placed an online Help Wanted ad which includes one non-negotiable prerequisite: “Previous Ad Agency experience absolutely required.” Here’s a very brief (and verbatim) sampling of the responses I’ve received: “I am a graduating senior in college that is looking for a part time career … Read More

Meet The Need, And Funding Will Take Care Of Itself.

February 2, 2019By francis-adminArticles, CULTURE, Neat Ideas, People

A look inside The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham’s strategic planning process Few, if any, non-profit organizations have played a broader role in my hometown’s transformation from a Civil Rights-era battleground to an emergent symbol of the New South than the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. Created in 1959, the Foundation has used grants from … Read More

Francis Hutcheson Hare, Jr. (“Brother”)

June 1, 2019By francis-adminUncategorized

January 31, 1936 – May 31, 2019 Brother Hare fervently believed his father was the best lawyer he ever knew. It would be equally true to believe that Brother was the best lawyer his father ever knew. After a sudden onset of pneumonia, Brother died peacefully Friday night, surrounded by his family. A tireless worker … Read More