New priest ordained

Members of the Catholic church over the weekend witnessed the ordination of a new priest at the Holy Cross Cathedral in Honiara on Saturday.  Steven Keri who hails from Tangarare Parish was ordained by Archbishop Adrian Smith to serve as a new priest. According to West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki, the ordination service…

Real Leaders are true to their principles

I began our discussion on the topic “Leadership” last week by defining the term ‘leadership’. Many of you would have noticed that I use the word ‘authentic’ leadership. In case you may not know what I mean by authentic leadership, I will also define the word ‘authentic’ in relation to leadership. The concept of authenticity…

Saint of the Week

SAINT JOHN DE BRITTO and BLESSED MARY OF LOURDES. SAINT JOHN DE BRITTO Born into an Aristocratic Portuguese family in 1647, he grew up with the future king Pedro II in Lisbon.  His father was the Viceroy of Brazil.   He was educated in the prestigious University of Coimbra. A severe illness made him turn…

PNG Revival Fellowship pastor here

The founder of Revival Fellowship Church in Papua New Guinea (PNG) Pastor Godfrey Wippon is currently in the country. Yesterday members of the Solomon Islands Revival Fellowship church welcomed him and his delegation at the Henderson international terminal upon their arrival. Pastor Godfrey was accompanied by two other pastors in Port Moresby Pr Martin Irogi…

Slave by choice

I read a story recently which resonated with me, and I thought it was a great illustration of my own experiences with God. It helped me to understand, and hopefully to explain, a little more about righteousness by faith. It was a story of a slave in ancient times who was on the auction block…

Dunn family thanks Church for support

THE family of the Seventh Day Adventist medical missionary who was killed on Atoifi some forty nine (49) years ago have thanked the Solomon Islands SDA Mission for its support toward them, especially in finally resting their son and brother the late Dr Brian Dunn at his final resting place at Betikama over the weekend.…

Priest maintains innocence

THE Anglican priest who allegedly led a group of landowners to destroy logging machines on Vanikoro Island, Temotu has maintained his innocence. A relative of the priest, Benjamin Tua said the priest is still in Lata and police have not arrested him yet. Six people have already been arrested in relation to the incident that…