Reporter Lisa Kaylor blogs about faith and values

By: Kelly Jasper on September 23, 2009 - 9:59am - Add new comment

The worship band Fee drew a crowd to the Augusta Common last night. Steve Swanson, general manager of the radio station WAFJ-FM (88.3), estimates up to 1,500 people attended. The concert was one of several faith-focused events in the Westobou Festival lineup, and it celebrated the station's 15th birthday. Read more on the band here.

By: Kelly Jasper on September 11, 2009 - 3:43pm - Add new comment

It's a big weekend for Augusta area church planters.

Two new churches open this weekend, both in Grovetown.

Stevens Creek Church plants a second campus at Grovetown High School with services at 10:30a.m.  The local pastor is Steve Sturgell, with Marty Baker serving as lead pastor over both the Grovetown and Augusta locations.

By: Kelly Jasper on September 11, 2009 - 11:24am - Add new comment


By: Kelly Jasper on August 26, 2009 - 12:31pm - Add new comment

The six candidates for Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia will be at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday.

By: Kelly Jasper on August 21, 2009 - 3:51pm - Add new comment

WHAT: Elvis Presley tribute artist Rick Wade will perform as volunteers dish out grilled peanut butter and banana sandwiches.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22

By: Kelly Jasper on August 20, 2009 - 1:23pm - Add new comment

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, charitable giving and prayer, starts tonight.

By: Kelly Jasper on July 31, 2009 - 11:13am - Add new comment

Reporters have lots of tools they use to do their job, and increasingly, one of those is Twitter.

It turns out the same is true for pastors.

By: Kelly Jasper on July 24, 2009 - 11:02am - Add new comment


By: Kelly Jasper on July 17, 2009 - 4:20pm - Add new comment


Art, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. So, it seems, is God.

When we asked kids at Vacation Bible Schools this week to draw us pictures of the Almighty, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. Could we really get any meaningful depictions of God that would translate into newsprint?

It turns out, yes, we could, with a bit of help.

By: Kelly Jasper on July 14, 2009 - 12:22pm - Add new comment

With the economy the way it is, it’s not just individuals that cut back on donations to charities. Businesses are often able to give less, too. 

Fortunately for two ministries in town, that’s not so, at least this week, when it comes to the Evans La-Z-Boy store.  

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