July 20, 2017

$340mn gold seam discovered on ‘sacred’ NZ mountain, activists form human chain to stop mining

From RT A newly-discovered seam of gold on New Zealand’s North Island has sparked a bitter stand-off between a mining company and environmental activists. Locals are concerned about the impact the mining will have on their “sacred” mountain. New Talisman Gold Mines announced that it had discovered the 8,500kg (18,739 lbs) seam at its Dubbo […]

18 receive Legend of Faith Awards

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Caribbean Life’s senior writer, Dr. Nelson A. King, was among 18 members of the community who were recently honored with the Legend of Faith Award by the Brooklyn-based Faith Deliverance Pentecostal Church at the church’s inaugural award ceremony at the Sheraton La Guardia Hotel in Flushing, Queens. The […]

The Editor speaks: When silence is not golden

I was at a small gathering of members of Elmslie Church last night and a debate followed the presentation by a visiting pastor on “Salt”. Like most debates the subject broadened out past the confined barriers of the original subject matter although it was to a degree included. One of the people there spoke somewhat […]

Church of England votes to explore transgender services

The Church of England’s governing body has voted to look into special services for transgender people. Supporters of the services said the Church should offer a welcome to people to mark their transition. Others have suggested the services would be counter to parts of the Bible that state that humans are created as either male […]

7 Amarnath Yatris including 5 women killed in terror attack in J&K

From The Squint Terrorists killed at least seven Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and injured several others Terrorists targeted an unregistered bus that was carrying pilgrims in J&K’s Anantnag district Internet services have been banned in the area after the attack Troops of 90 and 40 battalion of the CRPF were rushed to the spot There was […]

Cardinal Pell charges: A body-blow to the Vatican’s reputation

By David Willey BBC Vatican correspondent From BBC Australian Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis’ most senior advisers, is facing criminal charges for alleged sex offences dating back several decades. Cardinal Pell has emphatically denied the charges. At the Vatican, it’s being seen as a punishing body-blow to the reputation and credibility of the […]

Pulling up the nets: The Caribbean initiative

By Rev. Angel L. Rivera-Agosto From Global Ministries Introduction: Mission from the Deep Sea to Dry Land and Back When Carlos Cardoza was invited to participate in the World Christianity Seminars in 2000, he proposed the title, “Re-discovering Caribbean Christian Identity: Biography and Missiology at the Borders.” A few days before the presentation, he shared […]

J’can Gospel film wins big at Caribbean Film Festival in Hollywood

By Cecelia Campbell-Livingston From Jamaica Gleaner The BarriVision-produced Christian movie 70 x Seven , copped top awards at the recently concluded CaribbeanLens Film Festival in Hollywood, California. The Gleaner caught up with writer and director Judith Falloon-Reid, who shared her joy on the victory. “We are very excited to have been awarded Best Inspirational Film, […]

World Premiere at Cayman Islands CayFilm takes on issues of faith

World Premiere at CayFilm Takes on Issues of Faith, Equality Can an American film that features a mostly non-white cast and asks hard questions about faith find an audience in the modern world? For the diverse cast and crew responsible for the new feature film “Testament,” which will premiere at this month’s Cayman International Film […]

Adventist Clergymen clarifies school dispute

By Jones Bahamas From The Bahama Journal Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd met on Sunday with Pastors Paul Scavella, Peter Joseph, and C. Melvin Lewis of the South Bahamas Conference of Seventh-day Adventist to discuss issues arising from the ongoing refurbishment of the Bahamas Academy school site on Wulff Road. In a statement from the […]