February 25, 2017

Fat Tuesday or Madis Gras soon here

5 FACTS ON MARDI GRAS From dreamstime Are your costumes ready? Here are 5 facts to know before you put on your beads and masks and go celebrate. What does Mardi Gras mean? It’s in fact French for Fat Tuesday. It is believed to have arrived in North America in the year 1699, on March, […]

Cayman Islands church staffer achieves academic heights

The 44th Commencement Ceremony (9 February) of the International College of the Cayman Islands was an especially providential day for Diane Ricketts, Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventist accountant and its health and nutrition store manager. Mrs Ricketts not only graduated with a master’s degree in management but also earned the institution’s Board of Trustees’ […]

Cayman Islands Adventist church donates to Have a Heart Cayman

Representatives of Kings Adventist Church Community Services Department last week presented a $1,500 cheque to Have a Heart Cayman Islands. The donation is part of an ongoing commitment to fund the acquisition of passports for children travelling to Health City Cayman Islands for life-saving heart surgery made possible through the multi-national coordination effort by Have […]

Caribbean tired of liberals’ surf on their turf

From Family Research Council Under the Obama administration, things weren’t exactly sunny for a string of island nations in the Caribbean. Like dozens of other countries on the receiving end of the president’s extreme social agenda, they were under enormous pressure from the bullies at the State Department to abandon ship on their traditional Christian […]

Cayman Islands Adventist youth leaders pass the baton

The Youth Federation of the Adventist Conference of Seventh-day Adventist passed the baton of service on Saturday (4 February) to a new slate of officers who will shoulder the leadership for the battalion of Cayman Islands Adventist youth over the next two years. The gathering of some 500 youth and their mentors had assembled at […]

Cayman Islands: Serving those who serve – CIFS officer to receive chaplain training

The men and women of the Cayman Islands Fire Service spend many long days and late nights working incident scenes, and serving those who are victims of fire and medical emergencies. In his eight-year career as a fire officer Shimar Harding has heard the stories. “A distressed father shows up at the scene of a […]

Child abuse: 7% of Australian Catholic priests alleged to be involved

From BBC An inquiry examining institutional sex abuse in Australia has heard 7% of the nation’s Catholic priests allegedly abused children between 1950 and 2010. In one religious order, over 40% of church figures were accused of abuse. Over 4,440 people claim to have been victims between 1980 and 2015, the Royal Commission into Institutional […]

Saudi Arabia celebrates its first ever Women’s Day

By Samuel Osborne| The Independent From The Times of India Saudi Arabia has celebrated its own Women’s Day, a first for the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom. A three-day gathering was held at the King Fahd Cultural Centre in the capital of Riyadh. It featured speakers who argued for women’s rights to drive and called for an […]

Trump Inauguration’s bible reading is not in your bible

By David deSilva From Christianity Today Why it’s good for Protestants to hear from the Apocrypha. hen Cardinal Timothy Dolan moved to the podium to pray at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, his prayer may have struck you as oddly familiar. The passage he prayed from is very similar to Solomon’s prayer for wisdom in 1 […]

Baba Masaba: Nigerian man with 86 wives dies aged 93

From BBC A former Muslim preacher in Nigeria who had at least 86 wives has died aged 93. Mohammed Bello Abubakar, known as Baba Masaba, died at his home in central Niger state on Saturday after an undisclosed illness. A large crowd attended his funeral on Sunday. Nigeria’s Daily Trust newspaper reported that while he […]