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A Mother’s Day message

HOW tragic it is to have a Mother’s Day! Just as tragic, I suppose, to have a Father’s Day. It takes two to tango. Sin has caused the separation. Isn’t it ideal to celebrate ­Parents’ Day, or better, Family Day?

MEDITATION: Historical moments

WHEN I submitted this Meditation it was the day of our national elections. At that point in time none of us knew just what the outcome would be. These were the sentiments and prayers concerning our nation that I expressed yesterday, and which I still think are worth considering as until we get it right:

Anglican clergy ‘recharge’ at Long Island conference

Anglican priests from all across the Bahamas last week assembled in North Long Island for a highly anticipated annual clergy conference that takes place during the month of May.

Pastors encouraged to pursue their calling

UNDER the theme “Pastors Pursuing their Calling”, members of the Pastors of Prayer Bahamas International Organisation recently celebrated their 14th anniversary service at the Evangelistic Centre Assembly of God.

General election comin’

WHAT a blessing to be living in so vibrant a democracy! This is a peaceful democracy; everyone is entitled to his opinion and should be protected in espousing his views on the same. Many countries yearn for that which we take for granted.

MEDITATION: Checking yourself

ONE of the sayings that my mother used was “pride goes before a fall”.

Christian Council aims to spread love and support

NEWLY appointed Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) President Bishop Delton Fernander said he hopes that under his leadership the body will have not only a national impact, but a community one as well.

How did celibacy become mandatory for priests?

THE CONVERSATION – Priestly celibacy, or rather the lack of it, is in the news. There have been allegations of sex orgies, prostitution and pornography against Catholic clerics in Italy.

Prayer before the polls

As election day nears, pastors and church leaders are admonishing Bahamians to approach the polls with a prayerful spirit. 

Children taught to take up the ‘shield of faith’

HOLY Trinity’s children’s prayer conference fulfilled its aim in providing young participants with the tools necessary to cultivate an active prayer life. 

MEDITATION: The Lord’s Prayer

Luke 11: 4: “He said to them, ‘When you pray, say Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come.’ This is a shorter and older version than the one in Matthew 6: 9-10 This, then, is how you should pray:‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven’.”

Seasons change

I HAVE heard it said that nothing remains the same and there are different dynamics to face each day. I have found this to be very true.

The Christian ideal is

THE Christian ideal is to live a life in grace. God works through the sacraments for our sakes and thus enables us to live this life in grace.

Young dancers are ‘moulded by grace’

Under the theme “Moulded By Grace”, members of the Christian dance school Dancing With Grace (DWG) will host their first ever concert this Friday at the New Life Restoration Ministries.

ACM seek to draw men closer to God

MORE than 100 men are currently assembling in New Providence for the 44th Anglican Church Men Conference which culminates this Sunday.