Meditation - Moving on

As we consider the celebration of Father’s Day, we may have wonderful memories of a loving father. My own was very good to me: providing, caring, while attending all of my activities. He lived to the ripe old age of 94, and it was a blessing to have

Union of Black Episcopalians gather in Nassau for 50th anniversary

The Union of Black Episcopalians will be commemorating its 50th anniversary when it holds its annual business meeting and conference in the Bahamas next month.The conference, to be hosted at the Meliá Nassau Beach resort July 23-27, serves as a key g

Funeral directors band together to uphold industry's professional practices

To respond to a surge in uncertified and untrained funeral directors and embalmers in recent years, professionals in the industry have come together to form an association to advance and protect funeral professional practices.In a statement, the new

Titus women take life's lemons and make lemonade – Leading ladies honoured

IN a tribute to some of the country’s leading Christian ladies, the Christ Community Church’s Titus Women’s Ministry successfully hosted its recent Pink Lemonade Party.With a mandate to care for one another, genuinely love each other, and also connec

Rev Heuter Rolle celebrates five years of service

Rev Heuter Rolle celebrated his fifth pastoral anniversary last week Sunday. Hundreds flocked to Salem Union Baptist Church to celebrate this auspicious occasion. The service highlighted the many things brought on stream under Pastor Rolle’s leadersh

Gospel musical promotes 'Better Days' for Bahamian youth

The cast and crew of the gospel musical “Better Days” are promising audiences a “mesmerising” experience when the curtain officially goes up on the new stage production later this month.The play examines the lives of two young Bahamians – one who fin

Zion Baptist welcomes new 'youthful' pastor

The Zion Yamacraw Baptist Church is celebrating the induction of its new pastor, Dr Glendon Rolle, this Sunday at 3pm.Dr Rolle follows in the footsteps of the church’s founder, the late Bishop Samuel R Greene. During the service, the charge to take o

Spring cleaning for soul - Refreshed and renewed -

Imagine yourself standing in a room that has just been cleaned. Somehow the air is fresher, the light seems brighter, and you get to imagine possibilities.This is what our Spring cleaning series has been about. There are some areas in our lives that

Zion's 'women in white' honoured

Matriach Gerlean Jones, Sister Veronica Smith and ‘Mother’ Rachael Mackey of Zion Baptist Church were recently recognised for having lived out their unique callings despite challenges and opposition—inspiring modern-day men and women of the church to

Prayer for the nation

The great I am that I am, we the people of this Bahamaland exalt and lift up your name on high. We magnify and glorify your name above all names.Yahweh, our lord, you are our rock and fortress and deliverer; our only God, our strength, in whom we wil

High school graduates thank God for reaching milestone

The graduates of the L N Coakley High School Class of 2018 were commended for their choice to attend a worship service and thank God for allowing them to reach this academic milestone.The students visited with Rev Stephen Smith, along with his wife K

Despite religious opposition, Israel opens nature museum with evolution exhibit

After decades of planning and delays, Israel is opening the doors of a new national natural history museum in the city of Tel Aviv, a facility that aims to increase scientific education despite religious opposition to the theory of evolution.The ultr

How about a Cursillo weekend?

A Cursillo weekend is a retreat from Thursday evening through Sunday afternoon. It is a unique approach to Christian living in that presentations are largely by lay individuals. They share their walk in life through a series of informal talks and dis

Meditation - Body, mind and spirit

We are made up of three areas of great importance. Each needs to be given individual emphasis even as the three together need integration if we are to become whole persons.Our bodies require care of a particular sort in order to remain as healthy as

Climate change campaigners partner with church leaders

Leading climate change experts and campaigners said Wednesday they would work with the leaders of the Orthodox Church and other religions to fight global warming, after expressing concern that their message was not reaching people fast enough.Scienti