A gift to the earth

WHEN God looked down from heaven after he created the earth, he gave a satisfying nod of accomplishment over one island in particular which was the masterpiece of his creation and his gift to the earth. Throughout the ages, successive empires emerged to rule the earth, imposing their subjects to serve their gods whom they…

Reasons for optimism in 2015

EARLY January in Honiara is a good time to reflect on the previous year and think about the year ahead. With many Solomon Islanders and Australians still enjoying their Christmas holidays, things are relatively quiet and there’s a little more time for contemplation. Last year, of course, saw Solomon Islands face some significant challenges. The…

God is in Control

As we begin this year 2015, we don’t know what it holds for each and every one of us. There is no doubt that there will be challenges and difficulties on the way which could either draws us closer to God or takes us away from Him. Whatever we encounter on the way, let us…

Marking of national examinations

The national examinations happened every year and marking of these papers is one of the important components of the process in which students’ selection into another level of their education is decided. This tireless work usually is carried out by markers whom majority of them were teachers. Before deliberating on the main issues I want…

Freedom

The Bible says, “So if the Son sets you free, you will free indeed” (John 8:36). The subject before us deserves our attention. It should ring in the ears of every person like the sound of a trumpet. We live in a nation that embraces the ideology of democratic freedom. We have personal freedom, civil…

Serve One Another, 3

Once again, I invite you to our continuing discussion on the ‘One Another’ sayings of the New Testament. This week we will look at the sixteenth of the ‘One Another’ sayings and that is to “Serve One Another” (Galatians 5:13). I will begin by telling a story about a man who had married for ten…

Serve One Another

Once again, I invite you to our continuing discussion on the ‘One Another’ sayings of the New Testament. This week we will look at the sixteenth of the ‘One Another’ sayings and that is to “Serve One Another” (Galatians 5:13). I will begin by telling a story about a man who had married for ten…