Walk with A Perfect Heart

Welcome to our continuing discussion on the theme ‘The Secret of God’s Presence’ under our topic for this week, “Walk with a Perfect Heart.” Our next text to explore under this topic is 2 Kings 20:2-5, which says, “Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, “Remember, O Lord, how I…

The fallen flag: Is it a premonition?

It was on the country’s 37th Independence Day celebrations that an extraordinary incident happened in front of heads of our Government, diplomats, visitors and our people. The country’s national flag had fallen during from the flag pole to the ground in what was described as a disgraceful and a bad omen for a country that…

Our Walkabout lo Weathercoast

I’VE just returned to Honiara after a four day walk along the Weathercoast and back across central Guadalcanal. I was accompanied by my wife Dawn and three High Commission colleagues: Ben O’Reilly, Tanya Morjanoff and Warrant Officer Gary Fuss. The remarkable Pastor Selwyn Saro guided us through the whole journey. For us, the walkabout was…

Investing in the power of young people

TODAY, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by celebrating the actions young people around the world take to improve their well-being and that of their communities. In 65 countries, more than half the population is younger than 24. Denying these young people the right to…

Walk before Me

Welcome to our continuing discussion on the subject ‘The secret of God’s Presence’. I pray that this discussion will help you think about how you should live your life as a follower of Jesus Christ and practice living in the presence of God. What makes us Christians different from the rest is maintaining the presence…

Is it a support payment?

IN a media release this week the Special Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM) Rence Sore made an attempt to justify to the public  that the $3.7 Million payment Government made to the  owners of Sun Express was a financial support. If this is true, then this would be in direct contradiction to the Cabinet decision…

Bee keeping is no magic

LIKE anything else in life, success more often than not follows hard work, commitment and persistence. Bee keeping is no magic for spinning money as some were led to believe. It certainly involves hard work, some level of basic understanding of bees and common sense to effectively manage it. Some practical training involving handling of…

In good or bad times

A more practicable application of the wedding vow THE crowd waiting for the Naha-Kola route became agitated on Monday when bus operators decided to take the much shorter route of HTC- Talise or HTC-SDA route. I checked the pocket in my pants and found a single $50 note. As a matter of protest against these…

West Papua at PIF meet

DEAR Pacific Island Forum leaders, We are writing to you at a critical juncture for the people of West Papua and regional recognition of their struggle to end human rights violations in their land. We call on you to extend your support by prioritising the human rights issues in West Papua at the 46th Pacific…