Features & Commentaries


The Good News CARU Impact 2021, A perspective

03 Apr 2021 | Connell Hunte

The Good News CARU Impact 2021 program is now over. As a member of the team, I've decided to share my thoughts as well as musings of others who've worked in this crusade as we share a behind the scenes look. There was much prayer, moments of laughter with


Loss and Grief

29 Mar 2021 | Chrissie-Ann Solomon

Most people have at one point or the other experienced a loss and the resultant grieving process. What are losses? And is there an appropriate way to grieve for a loss? Corr et.al (2009) posit that a loss occurs when an individual is separated from or i


Christianity in the modern political world

04 Mar 2021 | Byron Hunte

It is not my intent to discuss the political nuances of a governmental election, but rather to point out that this attitude came from a Christian, a believer. One who ought to continuously ask God to show them the play and counterplay of man, through His


Finishing the 'Recording of 2020'

05 Jan 2021 | Syrus Herbert

The set is now silent. We have now moved on to the set 2021 and there are a lot of things that we can be grateful for in 2020. It taught us the importance of technology but also how much life as we know it today depends on it. The Year when travel became


New Year Message from GC President

03 Jan 2021 | Ted N.C. Wilson

Everyone likes to have a new beginning—especially after experiencing such challenges as we faced in 2020! And while we don’t know exactly what the new year holds, we can be assured that God does, and we can be confident and secure in Him as we trust and


Ask Dawn. Here's my thoughts

02 Jan 2021 | Connell Hunte

I am subscribed to the St Vincent and the Grenadines Mission's communication newsletter and one early morning perusing through my mail, I wondered if I had switched the email I was reading. Within the SVG Mission newsletter was this new segment called As


Reflecting on the year 2020

02 Jan 2021 | Dr. Oscar Ocho

I just could not help but reflect on the goodness and favour of God knowing that we are at the cusp of the final days, less than a week, of what can be considered an eventful year 2020. This year started and was interspersed with so many issues and challe


A joyful heart is good medicine,

30 Dec 2020 | Wayne Sampson

Everyone deals with stress and challenges, but don’t let that deceive you into going through life solemn and grumpy. All work and no play are out of balance. You have to give yourself permission to enjoy your life. You have serious responsibilities, but y


The Christian and social media in a covid-19 world

21 Dec 2020 | Connell Hunte

As a technology professional, I'm particularly careful of my digital footprint. I understand that my social posts and other digital activities will likely be 'long-stored in the clouds' well into the future. For many non-technical Christians, this may see


The Blessing Loom - blessing or scam?

21 Nov 2020 | Submitted by the SVG Mission

Some folks may have seen a curious message pop up in their social media feeds recently, inviting them to make quick cash on something called a Blessing Loom.The way it works is, a person receives a notification on Facebook...


Get safe online.Learn about smishing

09 Nov 2020 | Submitted by the SVG Mission staff

Smishing – the commonly-used name for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both as a result of a response to a text message. In common with both phishing, which uses email as an initial approach, an


My Journey to the CARU Bible Connections

31 Oct 2020 | NCC Staff | Esmaily Mercedes Hodge

I was born in the Dominican Republic. I grew up in a neighborhood where drugs, delinquency and teen pregnancy were prevalent. I was raised as a Christian and was baptized at the age of ten (10). I spent twelve (12) years in Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Sc


Celebrating an outstanding Adventist Educator

17 Oct 2020 | NCC Staff | Hester Griffin

Reneé Hodge was always active in the service of the Lord and served as youth choir director while teaching on St. Thomas, and that service transferred with her as she became a member of the Miami Tabernacle Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Home Sweet Home: Bitter - Sweet Paradox

29 Aug 2020 | Dr. Vincent David

It is non-discriminatory as it moves or is carried from coast to coast around the world touching lives and hurting life and lives. It has forced the closing of education centers, religious systems, as well as social and sporting activities. Every facet


The Roadmap To A Home Away From Home.

01 Aug 2020 | Ps. Terrence Haynes

More specific interventions that can be conducted to minister to the needs of the migrants are as follows: Visitation – following up on expressed spiritual needs or providing support and/or counselling.Small Group Formation and Activities – ministeri


Is the SDA Church Accessible?Is the SDA Church Accessible? … A Question for Mission-minded Adventists

18 Jul 2020 | NCC Staff

“And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.” (John 10: 16) With these words of Jesus swirling in his thoughts, Pastor Jerome Bevans, who leads D


Is the SDA Church Accessible? A Question for Mission-minded Adventists

11 Jul 2020 | NCC Staff

“And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.” (John 10: 16) With these words of Jesus swirling in his thoughts, Pastor Jerome Bevans, who leads D


Quarantine or Recess? The Coronvirus and Home School

27 Jun 2020 | Annette Walwyn Michael

“No school today” is usually a welcome sound to students. It means no pre-dawn rising, no lunches to pack, no forgotten homework, and no visits to the principal’s office. But multiply that “day” by 60 or 80 plus days. Welcome to quarantine and home schoo


The "Announcment Church"

06 Jun 2020 | Royston Philbert | NCC Staff

I was worshiping in a congregation that had Adventist Church on the sign, but might as well have called themselves the Announcement Church, because that’s all they did. They had one person do announcements from the front in Power Point, followed by anothe


Be "thankful for the good things" that you got

01 Jun 2020 | Dr. Oscar Ocho

Let us ever keep before our consciousness the importance of taking nothing for granted in this life. In a period when so many people choose to continue to be reckless in behavior notwithstanding the risks, God continues to preserve us so don't take God's