Kevin Harris named Bahamas Information Services chief

VETERAN radio broadcaster, talk show host and media and public relations executive Kevin Harris has been appointed director general of Bahamas Information Services (BIS).Mr Harris’ appointment took effect January 1. He succeeds Luther Smith who serve

Epiphany marks Feast of Title – Bishop Laish Boyd leads celebrations

The Anglican Church of the Epiphany celebrated its Feast of Title last Sunday with a solemn evensong, outdoor procession and benediction at 3pm at the church on Prince Charles Drive.The Rev Laish Boyd, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the Bahamas an

A Christian encounter with spoken word – Noted slam poets to perform in Nassau

In an effort to reach the country’s young people with ministry that is both spiritually enriching and academically beneficial, Grace Community Church has invited a renowned group of American slam poets to the Bahamas.The group, whose members live in

Watching for the new year

For many Christians, New Year’s Eve will find them in the pews of a church, saying goodbye to the old and welcoming the night, a late night service, has been part of the Christian tradition for centuries and marks a new beginning for church

How parenthood has changed the way I read ancient childhood stories about Jesus, Mary and Joseph

(THE CONVERSATION) – As Christmas approaches, many Christians will reflect on the Nativity, or birth of Jesus. The Christian Bible includes two different stories of the birth of Jesus, found in the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke. But there

Meditation - Discovering the joys of discipleship

Most of us are taught to follow instructions, We learn to play on a team and to be guided by the good of the group. If we are humble and teachable, willing to listen and learn, there is much that we do not have to suffer first hand. The role of the m

Keeping happy in the new year

In a few days, many will be saying the words goodbye to the old as they welcome a new year. This transition from old to new can signal a sort of completion and a chance to start over and learn from the past. Accordingly, I share the following with yo

Meditation: Waiting for our King

We all have authority figures in our lives. Most of us had parents, grandparents or guardians who enforced various rules and regulations, establishing boundaries and limits, for our good. We knew who was “large and in charge,” especially in families

Excuses, excuses

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” – Benjamin Franklin Someone once said, “Excuses are the tools of the losers in life and people who use them build monuments of nothingness and they never succeed.” What a powerfu

Mt Moriah presents 'The Sounds of Christmas'

Under the theme “The Sounds of Christmas”, the Mount Moriah Baptist Church Ladies Ministry will host the group’s third annual Candle Light Carol Service this Sunday.The festivities will take place on the Farrington Road church grounds at 7pm. Carols

Did early Christians believe that Mary was a teenager? It's complicated

On November 13, a fifth Alabama woman came forward to accuse Roy Moore, former judge and current GOP Senate candidate, of sexual assault when she was 16. Condemnation of Moore has been widespread, but Moore himself vehemently denies these allegations

Christmas production reflects on Jesus' coming

AS CHRISTIANS prepare to embark on a new journey with the imminent start of 2018, a local church is hoping they step into the new year on solid footing and walking in the image of God.Every year the Church of God of Prophecy Love Centre’s fine arts d

A book of “Second Chances”

THE good news about God’s unshakable commitment to mankind is the topic of a local pastor’s new book called “Second Chances”.

Calvary Deliverance hosts fifth annual appreciation services

The congregants of Calvary Deliverance on East Street South are celebrating the church’s fifth pastoral anniversary under the theme “My Season is Not Finished Yet”, deduced from Philippians 1:6.

Christ the King

“They are all breaking the laws of the Emperor, saying that there is another, one, whose name is Jesus.” (Acts 17:5-7)