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DIPLOMATIC NOTES

Daniel was one of several intelligent young men from Israel who were taken captive and later elevated to the position of governor because of personal excellence. Most of us focus

I have observed over the past few months information that has been disseminated regarding the Oban Energy deal designated for Freeport, Grand Bahama. Based on what has emerged so far,

The Bahamas appears to be a part of a global trend in reducing the amount of clothes that women wear in public. Of course each of us have a right

One of the raging discussions today is the subject of gender equality and gender identity. It is important to navigate the debate effectively through common sense and basic information. Let’s

One of the harsh realities facing The Bahamas is that we have woefully inadequate and overprice electricity. It is not something new or unknown, but it is something that has

Recent events that were broadcast on Facebook have initiated a very necessary discussion about what is appropriate discipline and when discipline turns to abuse. Let’s begin by determining what the

The words I share on this topic are from my perspective and represent the philosophy derived from what we call the kingdom perspective. I realize we live in a democracy

Our bodies are our most important asset while on earth. If we don't have a body it means we no longer exist on earth. We should want to do everything

In every culture there are expressions of art, music and culture. Every society has these expressions and they are important to cohesion and as an outlet for talents. The need

LET'S TALK ABOUT IT

Last week I wrote about “Bahamian dogs” that are determined to do what they know as right and proper — keeping the streets and communities of The Bahamas dirty and

The handsome, brown-coated Bahamian dog strutted down the road. His eyes scanned left then to his right. He was looking to see if humans left on the side of the

Are you a violent parent? If your children would choose just one word to describe you as a parent, what word would that be — bossy, bully, grumpy, biggity, rough,

The summer has begun. This means that thousands of children are not in school and are doing things that they dreamt of doing during the school year. Summer vacation for

Some wives, and husbands, just don’t get it — that it is not the husband’s role to help his wife with housework. They are equally responsible with their partner to

Why are so many people confusing gender equality with sameness? Some individuals think that gender equality has to do with body parts, tasks, and abilities. Gender equality is not sameness

If you are beating your children, you must read this. Why should we beat our children? Does the Bible really teach that parents are to beat their children? Does “spare

Here’s a question I received from a tired wife. “Dear sir: My husband seems to love his mother more than he loves me, his wife. She caters to all his

The topic of homosexuality is always a sensitive one, especially among Christians. Many Christians have difficulty treating homosexuals in loving and caring ways. Many parents often do more psychological and

ALONG LIFE'S ROAD

Therefore, the promise comes by faith, so that it may be by grace and may be guaranteed to all Abraham’s offspring. He is our father in the sight of God,

Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. — Psalm 67:3 What a wonderful show of national solidarity from those who participated, were involved and gathered

“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” — John 8:32. “I swear by Almighty God that the evidence I will give is the truth, the whole

“This is the day that the Lord hath made: We will rejoice and be glad in it.” — Psalm 118:24 Our text today is a well-known musical score and is sung

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. — Psalm 23:1 I am like the jockeys on their horses that come out of the gates for the Kentucky Derby. They

“Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies; nothing

“Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah: ‘I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?’” – Jeremiah 32:26-27 Two weeks ago, on the

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith — and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God — not by works, so that

“When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith he to the disciple, Behold

SAVING GRACE

“In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, in order that

“Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where

“A large crowd followed and pressed around him. And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for 12 years. She had suffered a great deal under the

“Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners, or sit in the seat of mockers. But his

“Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners, or sit in the seat of mockers. But his

‘Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” — Ephesians 6:4 This coming Sunday, we in The Bahamas along with

“Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched

“No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven — the Son of Man. 14 Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness,

“I am coming to you now, but I say these things while I am still in the world, so that they may have the full measure of my joy within