Polish priest now ministers to Hispanics

When the Rev. Dawid Kwiat­kowski arrived from Poland in 2006, he spoke very little English. He has become fluent. He was recently appointed to lead the Hispanic ministry at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church.
By Lisa Kaylor

Evangelist of healing begins US crusades

MIAMI - By the time the Rev. Reinhard Bonnke edges toward the stage, anticipation in the thundering arena is swelling.
By Matt Sedensky

On Labor Day, remember that work is holy

I don’t expect that our places of worship will be bursting at the seams tomorrow. We save that kind of exuberance for Christmas and Easter services, not Labor Day, which isn’t even a religious holiday.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Evans native helps Syrian refugees

Andrew Amerson’s greatest passion is helping people in developing countries who are facing hardships beyond their control.
By Lisa Kaylor

New convent to open in North Augusta in 2015

Three years after purchasing 28 acres in North Augusta, the ground has been broken for a new convent for the sisters of the Order of Saint Helena. It will feature a 21,500-square-foot main building with a chapel, dining area, meeting rooms, main kitchen, cloister and rooms for the sisters.
By Lisa Kaylor

Emma Lester Sunday School class marks centennial

Heads bow and hands grip each other, grasping not only a 100-year past, but an unknown future with the faith, as they say, that God put them there for a reason.
By Bill Kirby

Augusta missionary has brushes with history

On Sept. 18, 1904, The Augusta Chronicle noted in a story about the first day of school that one of Houghton School’s teachers was not returning. Emma Lester was leaving to begin her training as a missionary to China. 
By Bill Kirby

It's OK to admit troubles, seek help

If you or someone you love is dealing with depression, don't delay in getting help. Know that God has already placed the right people in your life to lift you up.
By the Rev. Ed Rees

Bernard Mason: Doc's hands haven't lost their touch

Knowing my daddy as I do, if the heavenly hosts are not inclusive of "all creatures great and small," he might ask for a ticket to the other place.
By the Rev. Bernard Mason

Fight for religious liberty is changing

Gay marriage and other political issues are changing what it means to fight for religious liberty in America.
By Rachel Zoll

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 begin financial classes for all ages from Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University on Sept. 14.

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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