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The Three Different Crowds of Holy Week

On Palm Sunday; at Pilate’s Palace; and at the Cross

Sunday March 25, 2018 — Mount View Baptist Church – 9:30 am

On the Christian Calendar Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the week that is now called Holy Week or Passion Week. This is the week in which Jesus the Christ was crucified and buried. It begins with Palm Sunday, marking the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The palms in church today, and the march through the community before the service, celebrate and commemorate the joy of that first Palm Sunday. On Good Friday we will remember and recall Jesus’s crucifixion. The mood and the memory will be entirely different. Next Sunday, Easter Sunday, we will rejoice in the glorious resurrection of Jesus, the risen and living Lord.

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THE CHURCH: ITS IMPACT ON NATION-BUILDING: REAL OR IMAGINED?

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH 60TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE

NOVEMBER 11, 2015

Mr. Justice David Fraser, Rev Dr. the Honourable Burchell and Mrs. Taylor, Rev Norman Mills and Mrs. Mills, Rev William Edwards and Mrs. Edwards, other members of the clergy and their wives, invited guests, and brother and sisters in Christ all, it is more than a great honour that has been conferred on me to be asked to deliver this 60th Anniversary Lecture of the Bethel Baptist Church. Bethel is very dear to me. I thank God for this Church – all of its pastors, deacons, members and regular visitors. Their impact on my life is beyond verbal expression.

It is great gratitude that has compelled me to agree to take on the assigned topic: The Church: Its Impact on Nation Building; Real or Imagined? I have neither the formal theological, nor political science nor sociology training to explore the wide contours, deep depths, hidden caves and towering heights concealed by this Topic. The best that I can do is to share my thinking on the matter. Hopefully, the limitations of my thoughts will stimulate others more competent to continue its exploration. Continue reading

COUNSELLING A LONG PERSONAL CONVERSATION

JESUS AND THE SAMARITAN WOMAN

THE 28TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CHRISTIAN COUNSELLING CENTER, NASSAU

Congratulations to the Christian Counselling Center, sponsored by the Calvary Bible Church, for twenty-eight (28) years of helping ‘hurting’ people on the islands of New Providence and Abaco. The Christian Counselling Center is an exemplary model of Christian witness. A non-denominational, local church enabled, fee-paying, nonprofit that does not turn away anyone who is not able to pay yet remains financially viable year after year because of contributions of the concerned. Continue reading

Do you look on outward appearances?

Bethel Baptist Church Service: April 15, 2018: 10:15 am

The Message: ‘Do you look at Outward Appearance?’ begins with humorous incidents of looking at outward appearances and with the admonition not to judge others by their appearance. There is also the reminder that God does not judge by outward appearances but instead looks at the heart. Continue reading