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Anglicans welcome new deacon in Grand Bahama

Anglicans throughout Grand Bahama have come together to welcome a member of the clergy who was recently ordained to the office of deacon.Deacon Dave Dimitri Thomas hails from the island of Eleuthera by way of New Providence, but has strong familial t

Bahamas 4 Jesus preaches to the troubled

The Bahamas 4 Jesus movement has gotten underway in Nassau with Jesus’ teachings being brought to the most troubled in communities around Nassau.This week, several pastors from the United States shared the word of God, with the expectation that lives

Agents of change

First we pray, next we share, and then we act to make change visible. If you are interested you may decide to follow suit:1. Brainstorm together with people who have a heart for change2. Decide on some areas that are in dire need of elimination, redu

- Religious happenings around town -

• Second Annual Feast DayOur Lady of the Holy Souls Roman Catholic Church will commemorate its second annual Feast Day celebrations on Sunday. During this occasion, the members will also mark the church’s 92nd anniversary. Through its spiritual and o

'Call me Habakkuk!'

I love the 12 minor prophets that mentioned within the Holy Scriptures, with their strong, poignant messages that are still relevant for all today. Men like Hosea, Joel, Jonah and a plethora of others that wrote under the guidance of the Holy Spirit

Bahamians, give thanks!

Someone asked the question, “If you are doing something, shouldn’t you know what you are doing?” Come on, we are all rational people, therefore the answer can only be in the affirmative. Tragically though, this does not always play itself out logical

Bahamian pastor makes history

Bahamian Dr Leonard Johnson has been appointed the new executive secretary of the InterAmerican Division of Seventh-Day Adventist Church.He was installed in a ceremony held November 10 in Haiti, as the first pastor from an English-speaking territory

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Quit shaming alternative journeys to motherhood

Like most parents, actress Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwyane Wade were delighted to introduce their new baby to the world.The photos that were released via social media last week were just what you would imagine: the parents, cradling their preciou

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Small steps, big rewardsService to assist teen parents gets governmental validation

Winning the Minister’s Cup for Youth Excellence, said Teen Life Skills Services founder Felicia Campbell, has taught her two important lessons: to never underestimate humble beginnings, and to understand that small steps eventually lead to big strid

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Treat me like a lady

The Collins Dictionary says that when you say a woman is a lady, you mean that she behaves in a polite, dignified and graceful way. You see, being a lady is much more than having a series of female body parts. Like beauty, it goes deeper than the sur