Confess your sins to One Another

This is the eleventh of the ‘One another’ sayings in the New Testament which we have discussed over the last ten weeks. This week we look at James injunction,“Confess your sins to one another” (James 5:16). When we develop our spiritual discipline of confession we find freedom. Confession can be one of the most difficult…

A pristine bay under threat

Takataka faces the menacing pillage of loggers ON the South East Coast of Malaita, lies a pristine piece of natural beauty, which is Takataka Bay. Situated in the heart of East Areare, Takataka Bay is one of the remaining coastal regions of Malaita which has escaped pillaging by loggers. For centuries, the surrounding forests have…

Our national emblem

IN one of the series on SIBC in the programme “Election for what” on Sunday 14th September, 2014, a question was asked on the National Emblem as to the meaning of the shark and the crocodile that formed the coat of Arm. Unfortunately, the learned panellists could not answer that simple but important question. Let’s…

Australian aid for Australian trade

THE recently released Australian foreign aid policy claims to be heralding a new paradigm of aid delivery. This new paradigm will see the ‘Aid-for-Trade’ component increase from 12.5% to at least 20% of the aid budget by 2020 in an effort to encourage Pacific Island Countries to take advantage of the opportunities integration into the…

Political Holiness

I’ve heard so much about the ‘term dirty politics’ and I was wondering as to whether there is a counter argument against that. Sometimes given that we know it, but unable to counter it with another view or opinion, there is a tendency to remain one sided instead of giving a counter view on the…

Western United

It’s interesting when I skim and scanning through the previous articles in the Solomon star regarding about the above caption.  There is years of silent about the team western united since its establishment not until criticism arose. There are positive comments been mention but I never seen it in practical demonstration and here is one…