A leader must be a visionary Person

So far we have looked at the meaning of ‘authentic leadership.’ For the next couple of weeks, we will explore the important characteristics of effective leadership. Leadership has two foundational rocks upon which it is built, skills, and character. The character of leadership can be divided into three categories: purpose – oriented, people -oriented, and…

Archbishop: Marry in church

MEMBERS of the Roman Catholic Church in Fiji who have dreams of exchanging vows on a white sandy beach or a beautiful scenery outside of a church or chapel should think twice. This, after the head of the Catholic Church in Fiji Archbishop Peter Loy Chong publicly condemned weddings that took place outside of a…

Addicts give up drugs for Jesus

“Say YES to Jesus and NO to drugs for forever”. That was the slogan thought up by a group of 52 marijuana users who publicly renounced their drug addiction at an Adventist evangelistic meeting in Papua New Guinea in January. The program, held at Gumanch in the Dei District of the Western Highlands Province, attracted…

Mock women’s parliament gathers forty

A total of forty – seven women intending candidates and women leaders from 8 provinces in the Solomon Islands are currently taking part in the Solomon Islands Mock Parliament for women at the National Parliament House in Honiara. The highlight of the four days program will be the Mock women’s Parliament where these forty –…

Top SDA leader arrived, Sunday

World President of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church has arrived in the country on Sunday. Pastor Ted NC Wilson’s visit is part of celebrating 100 years since the arrival of the Adventist gospel in the country. Captain G.F. Jones sailed into Viru Harbour, New Georgia, Western province on his boat, Advent Herald, 100 years…

SDA COMMUNITY WELCOMES PRESIDENT

Henderson international terminal was packed and buzzed with excitement yesterday with members of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church for the historic visit by the world leader and President of the church Pr Ted NC Wilson from the General Conference in United States. He is currently on a pacific visit. Pr. Ted Wilson was accompanied…

PAU to establish campus here

THE Seventh-day Adventist church in Solomon Islands has developed its education and health sectors during the last 100 years. And this year marks another milestone when the government recognised the Church’s endeavour in the field of education. The Pacific Adventist University (PAU) located near Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea will have its campus here…