Chapel Under the Pines celebrates milestone

On the banks of Lake Thumond, members of St. John United Methodist Church laughed as Jim Garvey recalled the church's former pastor, the Rev. James (Red) Segars, and his love of fishing.
By Lisa Kaylor

Ellie Holcomb will perform at Redeemer in Evans

Ellie Holcomb became a music artist by accident. She taught language arts and loved it. But she also loves her husband, and when they began touring, she joined the band and went with him.
By Lisa Kaylor

Kevin Steele: Watch out for Bandini Mountain

You might be surprised to read about a pile of manure in a column such as this. You might be even more surprised to find such a description in Scripture. That's correct. It's there, right in the book of Philippians.
By the Rev. Kevin Steele

Joyful Noise: Concerts with a Cause

St. John United Methodist Church's Concerts with a Cause will begin the 2014-15 season with a performance by Juilliard- and Yale-educated organist Chelsea Chen.

Joe Bowden: Lone Ranger reminds me of Jesus

No one ever knew the Lone Ranger's identity. But we can know Jesus. Start by answering his question: "Who do you say that I am?"
By the Rev. Joe Bowden

First responders honored at special church service

Sunday marked the sixth running of Lakeside Baptist Church's 911 Honor service. Its goal is to bring members of the local first responder community together under one roof.
By Travis Highfield

Vineyard Community Church purchases old school property

Two months ago, Vineyard Community Church purchased the building that will become its new home.
By Lisa Kaylor

Author to speak about scriptures missing from the Bible

Dr. Joel Hoffman released his third book, "The Bible's Cutting Room Floor," on Tuesday, and will begin his 13-city book tour with a launch party Sunday at Congregation Children of Israel.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins will perform in Evans

Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins brings his Rockshow Comedy Tour to West Acres Baptist Church on Sept. 19.

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Faith digest

The Church of the Holy Comforter will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals at 10 a.m. Sept. 27.

We're different, and we're supposed to be

Christians might look like everybody else, but we're not like everybody else. We're different. We're weird. We're mutants.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

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