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Playing golf is positively presidential

...Georgia newspaperman Lewis Griz zard once humorously labeled golf the favorite sport of insurance salesmen and Methodist preachers.He might have also added U.S. presidents.As the golf world turns its attention to Augusta this week, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/playing-golf-positively-presi
Preacher figured prominently in bloody episode in Augusta

...Chronicle reported what remains perhaps the most celebrated jail break in Augusta history.It involved a former Methodist preacher, questionable business deals, the first U.S. marshal to die in the line of duty, a jail guard who may or may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-05/preacher-figured-prominently-
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As tournament approaches, a look at similarities between golf, life

...handle advances in the equipment.Golf, it has also been noted, is the favorite sport of insurance salesmen and Methodist preachers.I don't think anyone has ever figured out why.Well let me hazard a guess.I say it's because golf actually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-02/tournament-approaches-look-si
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Salvation Army's Augusta congregation grows

...really about what you pledge for God," Michelle Wilson said.The movement dates to 1865, when William Booth, a Methodist preacher in London, took to the streets to reach the poor and homeless. He founded his own church when Victorian-era...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2010-12-24/salvation-armys-augusta-
Housing project bears name of great Augustan

...forget the man for whom this public housing community was named. A writer, a teacher, a college president and a Methodist preacher, John Wesley Gilbert was a man who made a difference in the lives of many people. How fitting to see the site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/08/op_510640.shtml
Opinion columns | Paine College
Going sockless can free you - even from the truth

...meeting of United Methodist Women. I confessed that I was not surprised. In fact, I long suspected that since Methodist preachers began wearing robes instead of suits 30 years ago, many now took to their pulpits with only shorts and T-shirts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/06/kir_452311.shtml
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First-hand vignettes from civil-rights era

...governor. "I told him there was no way we marched from Selma to Montgomery to meet a secretary," he said. A Methodist preacher later organized a meeting between the two men, both Methodists, and Lowery explained the SCLC's demands. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/09/met_408164.shtml
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Salvation Army fights for spiritual welfare

...in order to redeem it, he can't help but believe that his faith must be put into action. It was the English Methodist preacher William Booth who, in 1865, first saw the direct connection between a hunger satisfied and a willing ear. Booth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/04/ent_298564.shtml
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Life is just one birdie putt away

...commercials) in modern equipment. Golf, it has been noted, is the favorite sport of insurance salesmen and Methodist preachers. I don't think anyone has figured out why. That's because golf actually is like life in one great regard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/04/met_258177.shtml
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Woman superintendent administers conferences

...ministry. Two or three of the district churches have plaques commemorating visits by Francis Asbury, an early Methodist preacher, she said. "John Wesley (the founder of the reform movement that became Methodism) sent him over here from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/29/met_246044.shtml
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