Why Alabama?

Alabama in the native tongue means “thicket clearer”.  We are a forerunner state.  It continues to be said… “As Alabama goes so goes the nation”.  If you desire to be a forerunner and pioneer this is the perfect place to be. 

Why Birmingham?

“Birmingham- the world is watching!” is a famous quote made during the Civil Rights Movement.  Much happened in Birmingham that shaped culture, made history, and thankfully elevated the dignity humanity.  That call is still upon this city and all who connect here.  Now it’s our turn!

Birmingham is the only place in the world where all three raw ingredients for steel (coal, limestone, and iron ore) occur naturally within a ten-mile radius.  At King’s Way College you’ll find the raw ingredients and the FIRE needed to forge you into a mature son and daughter of God.


The City of Birmingham, Alabama has a metro population of 1,140,300.

Birmingham, founded in 1871 during the Reconstruction era after the Civil War, is the largest and most populated city of the state of Alabama. The city was named after England’s Birmingham, an industrial hotspot at that time.

The Alabama city earned the nickname “Magic City” due to its explosive growth and industrial power from the early 1880’s through 1920.

Downtown Birmingham is in the midst of a veritable cultural renaissance, with an expanded market for lofts and condos, and an increase in retail, eateries, and coffee shops. 

The Birmingham Civil Rights District has earned national-monument status and is an impressive part of American history.

The Birmingham Barons play baseball at the state-of-the-art Regions Field in the heart of downtown Birmingham. While there you’ll get a unique view of the Birmingham skyline and landmarks.

Birmingham is home to Rickwood Field, the nation’s oldest baseball stadium. 

Birmingham Children’s Theatre is one of the oldest and largest professional theatre companies for children in the U.S.  Birmingham is also home to the historic Alabama Theatre and Lyric Theatre.

Between paddle boating at Oak Mountain, zip lining at Red Mountain and tube floating down the Cahaba River, there’s really no excuse to stay inside on a beautiful day.  You don't have to leave the Birmingham city limits to experience the great outdoors. If you’re looking for something a little less strenuous, people are always at Railroad Park, a 19-acre green space with ponds, a small skate park and a canopied plaza that’s smack dab in the middle of downtown.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center is one of the premier international medical centers.