Coming Up Monday Morning

John will be away all next week as Amy gives birth to baby Emma Kate. Cleve will keep you company and have chances for you to win Mark Harris Christmas Concert tickets with the Monday Morning Mindbender at 6:10 and the Cheapie of the Week at 7:40.

Operation Christmas Child - Lejla's Story

This morning, we heard the story of Lejla Allison. She grew up in the war torn country of Bosnia in some pretty awful conditions, but an Operation Christmas Child shoebox changed her life. You'll be moved as you hear her tell the story in her own words below. Find out more about Operation Christmas Child by clicking here.

Lejla - Part 1

Lejla - Part 2

Lejla - Part 3

Lejla - Part 4

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The Next Sherwood Movie

From their first movie, Sherwood Pictures has been focused on more than entertaining moviegoers. Theirs is a true ministry endeavor. And each step along the way, they have seen the audiences grow and the impact enlarged with Flywheel, Facing the Giants and Fireproof.

After much prayer, creative brainstorming, more prayer, wise counsel, and still more prayer, Sherwood Pictures is ready to move ahead with their fourth motion picture.

On Sunday, November 15th, we will find out the movie’s title and its story line at

Living Well Series - Smoking

Thursday morning at 7:10 and 8:40, Dr. Mark Newton will talk about the benefits of quitting the smoking habit. This is in conjunction with the Great American Smokeout that takes place on November 19th. Living Well is a partnership of 88.3 WAFJ, The Augusta Chronicle, WJBF Newschannel 6 and Doctors Hospital. Find out more about the Great American Smokeout from the American Cancer Society.

"I Believe" Tag Defeated in Federal Court

US District Judge Cameron Currie ruled on Tuesday that the state of South Carolina cannot proceed with a planned "I Believe" car tag because it violates the First Amendment ban on government establishing a religion. Thursday morning at 8:10, we'll chat with Dr. Oran Smith of the Palmetto Family Council, a group that has a plan for making the tag happen in spite of the court ruling.

Help for Single Moms

Jodie posted a note on the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook Fan page wanting to know about resources that are available to help single moms who are struggling financially. Your calls this morning helped us find out about several resources:
-First Baptist Church of North Augusta does a Single Mom's Oil Change for free. Call them at (803) 279-6370.
-Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans has health clinics and assistance with transportation. Call them at (706) 869-0888.
-United We Care in Grovetown can provide items from their thrift store for those who have a need. Call them at (706) 854-8852.
-Freecycle at is an e-mail group where you can get things that people no longer need for free.
-The Salvation Army provides Christmas assistance. Call them at (706) 826-7933.
-New Life Christian Center in Augusta participates in Angel Food Ministries, which provides discounted grocery items. Call them at (706) 738-2526.

Mike Huckabee Interview

Former presidential candidate and current Fox News personality Mike Huckabee joined us this morning to talk about his new book, A Simple Christmas. He will be signing copies of it on Saturday, November 14th from 8 to 9 am at Barnes & Noble at the Augusta Mall. Listen to the interview below:

Mike Huckabee with John and Cleve - Part 1

Mike Huckabee with John and Cleve - Part 2

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Christ Community Health Services

Over the weekend, the US House passed a health care reform bill. Did you know that health care for those who can't afford it is already available in the Augusta area? Find out more about Christ Community Health Services at or call them at (706) 922-0600 for an appointment.

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

Next Monday begins Collection Week for the Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. Do you have some helpful tips for those who are packing shoeboxes this year? Share them with John and Cleve tomorrow morning at 6:10 and 7:40.

Casting Crowns Ticket Madness This Week!

Listen to John and Cleve from 6 to 9 each morning this week for your chance to win Casting Crowns concert tickets and their new Until the Whole World Hears CD. Each time you hear a Casting Crowns song during the morning show, we'll be looking for the 15th caller at (803) 819-3125. Also, join the 88.3 WAFJ Facebook Fan Page for additional chances to win!

Cheapie of the Week - 11/9

Charlene Gardner of Edgefield correctly guessed that the Cheapie of the Week is Nestle Coffeemate Creamer. The 32 ounce liquid bottle is on special at Publix (through Tuesday, 11/10) as a "Buy 1, Get 1 Free" special. Look for it in the dairy area. One bottle rings up $1.20. Use the printable $1 off coupon to get one bottle for $.20 plus tax.