Features & Commentaries


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


12 things Seventh-day Adventists can do during quarantine

22 May 2020 | Adventist Review | Marcos Paseggi

As countries around the world move to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), millions of people have been advised and even requested by their governments to self-quarantine. From Argentina to Canada to France and beyond, by mid-March 2


Healing in His Wings

17 May 2020 | Annette Walwyn Michael

I was relaxing on my deck on a sunny Sabbath afternoon. That’s when I saw the moon in the clear eastern sky. Yes, the moon!--a pale moon, a daylight moon, giving the promise of a bright moonlit night later, much later. As I gazed at the pale daylight moo


Get Safe online! Avoid Cyberstalking

16 May 2020 | Submitted by the SVG Mission staff

Stalking and harassment have always existed, but since the growth of the internet, it has become easier for those who carry it out to do so either as an extension of their existing activities, or purely online. This persistent and frequent unwanted contac


The Dark Quiet of the Washroom —a Devotional Thought

02 May 2020 | Annette Walwyn Michael

My soursops and Polly mangoes are ripening in the dark, quiet washroom. I picked them when they were full, but not quite ripe. If I had left them on the trees until they were ripe, the birds would have had their fill, their little beaks destroying my prec


"Doh Hot Yuh Head!"

20 Apr 2020 | Dominic Merritt, 4th Year Theology Major

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds. in Christ Jesus..


Love the Word, live the word: Isaac, Jacob and Esau

20 Apr 2020 | Carol Green

Genesis 27:1 “One day when Isaac was old and turning blind, he called for Esau, his older son, and said, “My son.” “Yes, Father?” Esau replied. 2 “I am an old man now,” Isaac said, “and I don’t know when I may die. 3 Take your bow and a quiver full of arr


COVID-19 is real: not fake news!

19 Apr 2020 | Carolita Samuel

It is real! The Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic is real. Tens of thousands are contracting the virus daily and thousands are dying worldwide. Considering all that is going on, many people want to know what they can do to protect themselves from getting sic


Developing healthy eating habits "Broiling"

02 Apr 2020 | Carolita Samuel

Broiling is considered to be a healthy cooking method. Broiling retains the nutrient content of foods well, and it does not require added fat during cooking. Broiling is a great method for getting grill-like results in the kitchen. It is similar to grill


WhatsApp and your responsibility

31 Mar 2020 | Iris Mounsey

Two news stories published just two months apart. The first by the Trinidad Daily Express and the second by the BBC tell us a cautionary tale about our need to be responsible when posting or reposting tales on WhatsApp and (or any other medium, for that m