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Fr. Harcourt Blackett Ignores Cry from Man Alleging ABUSE by Fellow Catholic Priest

Harcourt Vincent Blackett

Decisions we make are influenced by a moral compass. The degree a society is able to align to the collective beliefs and perspectives of citizens is a work-in-progress exercise. No absolutes, many shades of grey. Enlightened citizens understand we must unapologetically participate in our system of governance to ensure civil society actors are sufficiently aligned to collective values. The challenge

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Mental Bondage is Real

The blogmaster is sure the significance of Emancipation Day is lost on the majority of Barbadians. In recent days the commentary swirling in the spaces frequented by the blogmaster centred on the cancellation of Crop Over for a second year running, a break from going to work or attending to an activity unrelated to the purpose of Emancipation Day. A

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LOCK Lynroy Scantlebury and Wife to Rh Up!

Since the worrying outbreak caused by the ‘super spreader’ event in February, Barbados has done a good job of pulling back COVID 19 infections numbers. For the most part Barbadians have observed the protocols/directives and compared to countries near and far done excellently to administer the Covid 19 vaccine as a primary measure to combat the rampaging pandemic. The blogmaster

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Sweet Sunday Sermon – Approved and Disapproved Workers and Using the Bible Properly

Submitted by Dr. GP In February a group of men decided to convene a Bible Reading on Sunday evenings via zoom.  Ideally, at a Bible Reading, the participants usually come prepared, to discuss the selected passage, having meditated on, and researched the selected passage and any obvious related collateral scriptures, and they usually come to a consensus during the proceedings. When

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Sweet Sunday Sermon – LAW V GRACE

Submitted by Dr. GP One of the first verses we were taught to memorize as teens was 2 Timothy 2:15. i.e  Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.  One of the major divisions a believing Bible student must grasp is the most important division between LAW

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Submitted by Dr. GP ” THE NECESSITY TO STUDY BACKGROUND  HISTORY OF THE BIBLE & BIBLE LANDS                                         FOR A BETTER APPRECIATION OF THE BIBLE.”   INTRODUCTION   Although the Bible does not claim to be a history book, even a serious superficial survey of the Scriptures show the Word of God is a book of history. The Bible

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Sweet Sunday Sermon – ACTS 18

Several years ago, in the midweek meetings of our assembly, we tackled the book of Acts.  My lot was to present the highlights of Chapter 18. In this simple presentation, I have employed two Bible study techniques that I was taught in my local Baptist church as a teen in 1970. First, I presented a short chapter study, which put

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