I am a gardener and enjoy reaping from my own limited efforts. This is a wonderful time of the year. Pots, plots, fields, whatever is helpful according to your time and budget.
In a recent church service held at St Agnes, staff of the Ministry of Tourism assembled to give thanks as an organisation, just two months into the recovery and rebuilding efforts for Abaco and Grand Bahama post Hurricane Dorian.
There are times when we all feel let down or betrayed by others. It normally relates to a violation of trust with someone who is close to us (a relative, spouse, friend, business partner, colleague, et cetera). Perhaps the most referenced act of betrayal in scripture relates to the betrayal of Jesus by the disciple Judas.
With a march to the Church of God of Prophecy in Steventon, Exuma is how celebrations highlighting the achievements of the islands’ youth began last week.
Rev Stephen Smith and the Ebenezer Union Baptist family in Farmer’s Hill, Exuma celebrated their 127th church anniversary during a special worship service under the theme “Trust God” – from Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
He’s someone not many would normally associate with Sunday church services. But over the past year, superstar rapper Kanye West as slowly been building up a following for his church-like gatherings called simply “Sunday Service”. As he prepared for the release of his ninth studio album, “Jesus is King”, Kanye announced last month that he had recently converted to Christianity.
To experience the fullness of joy and passion in any relationship requires mutual love, respect, consistent communication and lots of time spent together.
There is absolutely nothing that compares with the joy, comfort and confidence that one experiences when one is walking daily with Jesus. Here I am referring to a spiritual walk of course. The Apostle Paul refers to the experience as “the peace of God which passeth all understanding” (Philippians 4:7) Jesus tells us in John 14:27 (KJV): “My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
The role of pastor is such an important and integral part within any church. The pastor has many ministerial responsibilities when it comes to his congregation.
Some people have innate creative gifts. They are born with the ability to make beautiful things with their hands, and need only be provided with objects and opportunity in order to reveal what is already inside. A toy like Lego is excellent in this regard.
This journey through TD Jakes’ “Crushing” is certainly giving us more than enough food for thought. In countless ways it is taking me back to many of the more painful experiences of my life, causing me to reevaluate; looking at them in a different light. Where I saw devastation, I now see a road, taking me in the direction God meant for me to go. So many plans have been changed – old dreams, desires and expectations shifted for new ones.
This Friday, the Bahamas Harvest Church is hosting Keysha Edwards Taylor for her “Piano Works” concert as a tribute to the memory of her late mother, Bahamian cultural icon Kayla Lockhart Edwards.
The music ministry at the Abundant Life Bible Church is carrying on its long and illustrious legacy as it hosts a special 40th anniversary concert this Sunday.
Bahamas Against Crime Launches Anti-Abuse, Exploitation and Trafficking of Children Week with ecumenical service
Each citizen has a role to play in the country’s child protection efforts, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Frankie A Campbell told an audience attending the National Ecumenical Church Service that launched Bahamas Against Crime’s Anti-Abuse, Exploitation and Trafficking of Children Week of activities.
Humility is a characteristic of “egolessness”, modesty, meekness, humbleness, deference, etc. and is often considered the exact opposite of pride.