Local Partners

James & Anna Dickson, Christ Church PCA, Trussville, AL

James and Anna with their three children–Pierce, Blair and Stuart–moved to Trussville, AL in August 2011 to plant Christ Church through a partnership with Cahaba Park.  For more information visit the website at:


Jim Shaw, Apologetics Resource Center

Jim is a missionary serving locally with The Apologetics Resource Center as a staff apologist providing insights primarily on matters of doctrine, Christian ethics and church and state relations.  He and his wife, Brook, have three children, Grayson (12), John Calvin (10) and Clara (6) and live in Homewood.

Ben & Emily Davidson, Hope Health Center


LOVE Pleasant Grove Rebuilding Effort


Rev. Tom and Kristin Franklin

Tom and Kristin have been married for 5 years. Their son Thomas was born Feb. 22, 2011. Tom grew up in Austin, TX and graduated from Birmingham-Southern College. in 1999. Kristin grew up in Huntsville, AL and graduated from The University of Alabama in 2004. After college, Tom worked in the Admission office at B.S.C. for three years. In 2002 he left for Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. He graduated with a Masters in Divinity (MDIV) in 2005, and moved back to Birmingham to start R.U.F. at B.S.C.