Local students join peers nationwide in prayer

About 40 high schools students stood on the dewey football field at Westminster Schools of Augusta on Wednesday morning, joining their peers from across the area and country for the 26th annual See You at the Pole.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church volunteer honored by many friends, worshippers

Jane Howington has taught at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church for four decades.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Jesus continues to bless the children as silent actor

Recently I was doing an important but boring task - meeting with a financial planner. We were going through my "assets," and she had the good grace not to laugh. The planner asked me whether I could expect any inheritance.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Photo exhibit sheds light on Sikhs in US

NEW YORK - Sat Hari Singh, a New York City subway operator, threw his train in reverse on Sept. 11, 2001, to send it away from the chaos at ground zero. Japjee Singh sued a school system in Georgia to get protections from bullying. 
By Ula Ilnytzky

Students to gather for prayer during See You at the Pole

Students across the nation will gather around flagpoles Wednesday morning to pray for their schools, families, communities and the country.

World premiere of O Laud the Lord to be performed in North Augusta

The Savannah River Winds, conducted by Richard D. Brasco, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at First Baptist Church of North Augusta.
By Don Rhodes

Religious groups combine faith, cold brews

WAUKESHA, Wis. - An­gela Caddell started struggling with her Christianity 14 years ago when she came out as gay. But a gathering at a bar to talk faith over a cold beer is helping her feel more connected to her religion.
By Carrie Antlfinger

Carter urges faith leaders to take stand against racisim

Jimmy Carter says the United States is experiencing "a resurgence of racism" and he's calling on Baptist faith leaders to foster change in their communities
By Kathleen Foody

Miller: Keeping your faith fresh

How can we keep the vigor of our faith from fading? There's a lesson to be learned from Moses.
By the Rev. Jeff Miller

Retired pope reflects on papacy

VATICAN CITY - Retired Pope Benedict XVI has acknowledged that governing the church wasn't his strong suit but says he doesn't see his papacy as a failure and that he succeeded at least in breaking up the Vatican's so-called "gay lobby.
By Kirsten Grieshaber and Nicole Winfield

Churches must not be afraid to challenge

There is a high expectation from those who call themselves a Christian (or disciple, or follower, or any of the other words that are commonly used today to describe the uber churchgoer.
By the Rev. Randall Monk


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