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Breaking evil cycles at this year's Woman at the Well conference

Back for another instalment, this year’s Woman At The Well conference is set to take place for three days at the Southland Church of God, starting August 29.For the last five years, the conference’s host and main speaker, Minister Felicia Archer, has

Emancipation still comin'

Emancipation in 1834 was a beginning. But we all as a country are still in mental bondage. Shackles are still holding us, Lord, we continue to pray for deliverance, total deliverance. Let’s sift through some of these shackles:1. Inferiority complexFa

Meditation - Broken chains -

Through the centuries, innocent people have been degraded in unspeakable ways. Our history tells a tale of suffering. Our story is one of slavery, piracy, torture and violence.Is this why we are murdering one another? Is this why domestic violence, i

Christian singles discover the purpose of marriage

Single Christians in the Bahamas are hungry for practical information to help them make sound decisions when it comes life-long unions.This was the main takeaway from last weekend’s panel discussion on “The Next Step: Marriage”, hosted by the Young A

Abaco's Holy Saviour Anglican Church gets a makeover

The excitement surrounding the recent rededication of the Holy Saviour Anglican Church in Blackwood, Abaco will linger in the hearts and minds of the island’s inhabitants for a long time.Father Chester Burton, Anglican church rector, said the service

A message to our young men - Time for a wake-up call

This is a most important piece of advice that I am about to bequeath to my fellow Bahamian brothers. I honestly feel like the apostle in Romans 9:1-3: “I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, Tha

St Andrew's Kirk hosts 'promising' music students for recital

Beautiful piano music filled St Andrew’s Presbyterian Kirk on Sunday afternoon, July 1, as students of Wilfred Butler performed and exhibited poise, style and grace before a large audience of parents, friends and well-wishers. Students performed on a

Meditation - Hoping for the best

Usually the phrase “hoping for the best” means to be in a difficult situation with no guarantee of the outcome, but there is the desire to not lose hope. Is this where you find yourself right now? Is your heart heavy for one reason or another? Let me

We are all watchmen for the moral soul of society

Read Ezekiel 33:1-11; Psalm 119:33-48; Romans 12:9-21 and Matthew 18:15-20. These passages deal with appropriate Christian behaviour, which hinges on knowing and obeying God’s law, especially as it relates to the ultimate law of life.Our appropriatio

Well-known Five Porches Church bishop dies

Senior Pastor Rodney Roberts' life 'one to emulate'

BISHOP J Rodney Roberts, the senior pastor of the Five Porches of Deliverance Centre who was hailed as a “giant man of God” by fellow clerics and congregation members, has died.He reportedly died of a sudden heart attack in the early hours of yesterd

Meditation: Where do we go from here? Part I

We have come this far by faith and by hard work on the part of those engaged in building rather than tearing down. We have had 40 years to test ourselves as a people. Where do we go from here?Let us consider seven building blocks with which to build

Bahamas chosen by international church communities to host unique outreach initiative

LOCAL pastors and ministry leaders are making a unified effort to spread the gospel under the banner of Bahamas 4 Jesus (B4J).B4J, with the theme “Igniting Hope, Changing Destinies”, is an initiative geared towards national transformation that will b

What credit are you to The Bahamas?

“Ask not what your country can do for you, rather, ask what you can do for your country.” – President John F KennedyIsn’t it true that so many believe that the country and all her agencies owe them, and on demand they urge the settling of the perceiv

A call to prayer

Pray for The Bahamas according to the follow schedule: • Monday, July 16: Pray for people with names from A - C• Tuesday, July 17: D - F• Wednesday, July 18: G - I• Thursday, July 19: J - L• Friday, July 20: M - O• Monday, July 23: P - R• Tuesday, Ju