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Friday, July 11, 2014

Don't miss purpose by focusing on fads

Take a look around. The joy of the Lord seems to have taken a back seat to the latest fads, programs, ideas and gimmicks. If we are going to cater to someone, shouldn't we be catering to our Lord?
By the Rev. James Cole

CME to hold star-studded conference in Augusta

The Sixth District conference will include a speech by TV's Judge Hatchett, a performance by gospel artist Tremaine Hawkins and an appearance by cast members from the 1970s TV show "Good Times."
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 4, 2014

Faith briefs

The Rev. Rick Nevard became pastor of Cokesbury United Methodist Church on June 22.

Alabama law bans church from housing sex offenders

CLANTON, Ala. - Believing it was his calling to reach out to people Jesus called "the least of these," Pastor Ricky Martin built a little church and opened a camp out back for some of society's ...
By Jay Reeves

Religion, politics often mix

Religion and politics mix well in American freedom. They don't mix in an autocratic government.
By Dan White

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to willie.malpass@augustachronicle.com or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Church sermons to give regard to Broadway

Broadway is coming to Mann Memorial United Methodist Church – in the form of a series of sermons built around Broadway musicals.
By Lisa Kaylor

Southern Democrats speak of faith in campaigns

ATLANTA — The technology has changed in the four decades since Jimmy Carter spoke openly about his religious beliefs while campaigning. But the broader message of a shared faith remains the ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Joyful Noise: Brian Free and Assurance

Southern gospel group will perform during two church services and for an evening concert on July 20 at Abilene Baptist Church.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Brothers reunite between mission trips

One brother, Corbin, 21, just returned from a two-year missionary trip to Brazil. The other brother, Chase, 19, is leaving next week for a two-year missionary trip to Argentina.
By Lisa Kaylor

Churches to celebrate Independence Day

Several area churches will hold special services or events to celebrate Independence Day.
By Lisa Kaylor

Self-examination makes us more helpful to others

What do you do when you have a strong difference of opinion with someone else? Do you just try to power your way over the other person?
By Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Faith Calendar

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Defrocked Methodist pastor appeals penalty

Defrocked by the United Methodist Church six months ago for officiating his son’s gay wedding, Frank Schaefer has gained a following among reformers who want the nation’s second-largest Protestant ...
By Michael Rubinkam

Joyful Noise: Planetshakers

Planetshakers, based out of Melbourne, Australia, will perform at 7 p.m. June 27 at New Hope Worship Center, 715 S. Old Belair Road.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faith digest

Dr. Tim McClendon will take over as head pastor at St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken in late June.

Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to willie.malpass@augustachronicle.com or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Church gets creative with vacation Bible school

Children at Wesley United Methodist Church for vacation Bible school were invited into five different worlds to learn about all of God's wonders.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faith in God heals psychological wounds, too

I learned to accept and experience through faith that I am justified, relieved of my burden of guilt and shame through Jesus' death on the cross. 
By Dan White

Life's wounds can be healed, if we choose

It is only when we trust in the Lord's word to us more than we trust in our own thoughts or feelings or experiences that we find power in place of weakness, hope instead of despair, joy even in ...
By Ed Rees

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.

Church directory

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Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to willie.malpass@augustachronicle.com or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

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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