Culture

Go before God, and make your requests for his blessings

August 01, 2019

“Then Jesus said to them, ‘Suppose one of you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, friend, lend me three loaves of bread; a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have no food to offer him’?...

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Culture Explosion 2019
Culture Explosion 2019

July 30, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture Choir, Drum and Music Camps joined together to wow the audience at "Culture Explosion 2019", held at the Ministry's Head Office, University Blvd., on July 24, 2019. Their performances in the foyer drew persons from all three floors of the building, and Ministry of Education staff members, to enjoy and support their talent.

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Prime Minister Minnis Enjoys Junkanoo Summer Festival

July 29, 2019

Prime Minister Minnis and other officials took in the Ministry of Tourism's Junkanoo Summer Festival on Saturday evening at Arawak Cay.

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It's time to stop calling children illegitimate

July 27, 2019

A cursory review of the draft Nationality and Immigration Bill currently making consultation rounds reveals one glaring example of our national hypocrisy. As we tinker with this important issue, we continue to turn a blind eye to, and subsequently to codify our blatant [...]

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Cooper: We are in a fight for the soul of our nation
Cooper: We are in a fight for the soul of our nation

July 26, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper told party faithfuls last night they are fighting for the "very soul of our nation."...

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Black Bahamians' racial inferiority complex

July 26, 2019

The Bahamian population is over 92 percent black. Within this massive racial demographic is a consciousness of our skin tone, due to what African Americans would call colorphobia, colorism and internalized white supremacy. Just like in the United States with light skinned African [...]

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Jesus is life

July 25, 2019

"As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted [...]

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Principles of building a nation

July 25, 2019

Just a few weeks ago, The Bahamas celebrated its 46th birthday as a nation. But now, where do we stand? Who are we as a people? Where are we headed? From my perspective, I would say that we are challenged but not charred, we are [...]

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Go out and spread the message

July 25, 2019

“For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them.” – Ecclesiastes 9:1...

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Two to be elevated
Two to be elevated

July 25, 2019

For the first time in the 44 years of the Church of the Nazarene in The Bahamas, an ordination service will take place outside New Providence and Grand Bahama, in Palmetto Point, Eleuthera, with the ordination service of Ministers Cyprianna Edgecombe and Roland Cadet as [...]

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Beyond preaching, teaching and evangelism at 'The Gathering'
Beyond preaching, teaching and evangelism at 'The Gathering'

July 25, 2019

At Global United Fellowship's (GUF) "The Gathering 2019" - the first held outside of the United States, the goal was to examine what a healthy church is, as the fellowship came to grips with the fact that the culture of church is changing, particularly in [...]

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Goombay Summer Festival In Freeport Is A Hit For Travel Agents

July 24, 2019

Authentic Bahamian cultural activities, including the Goombay Summer Festival, were a big hit for a recent group of Florida and Georgia travel agents who visited Freeport, Grand Bahama for a familiarization trip...

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Bahamas Consul General To Atlanta Applauds Citizens For Representing The Nation Well During 46th Independence Celebrations

July 23, 2019

Historic Stone Mountain Park came alive with Bahamian culture, cuisine and of course the sweet sounds of Junkanoo, when those living in the diaspora joined the Bahamas Consulate General’s Office of Atlanta to celebrate the nation’s 46th Independence...

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Ministry of Tourism's Junkanoo Summer Festival - Highlights

July 22, 2019

Highlights of the Ministry of Tourism's Junkanoo Summer Festival, on Saturday, July 20, at Arawak Cay...

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Thousands Gather at Bahamas Feeding Networks Annual Steak Out
Thousands Gather at Bahamas Feeding Network’s Annual Steak Out

July 19, 2019

Clear blue skies, calm seas and a balmy ocean breeze were the backdrop to the Bahamas Feeding Network’s 2nd Annual Steak Out held this past weekend at Montagu Park where thousands lined up to support one of the organization’s annual fundraisers by purchasing steak, chicken and fish dinners...

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The Hon Dionisio D’Aguilar, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, and Travis Robinson, MP for Bain and Grants Town toured the Straw Market

July 18, 2019

The Hon Dionisio D’Aguilar, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, and Travis Robinson, MP for Bain and Grants Town toured the Straw Market, downtown, July 17, 2019...

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Reparations fight needs to be global movement, says Bethel
Reparations fight needs to be global movement, says Bethel

July 16, 2019

THE fight for reparations for people of African descent has to be a large enough "global movement" to "force the hands of Western countries", according to Attorney General Carl Bethel...

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Goombay Summer Festival 2019 Brings the Sizzle to Summer

July 16, 2019

Residents and visitors to Harbour Island got an opportunity to celebrate all things Bahamian at the Ministry of Tourism’s annual Goombay Summer Festival on Friday July 5th-7th 2019...

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PM thanks BNT for preserving the natural environment

July 15, 2019

Thanking the Bahamas National Trust for preserving the natural environs of the country over the past 60 years, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis revealed further plans towards the protection of natural resources...

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Time to be truly independent

July 13, 2019

When I was much younger, there was a saying about "holdin' on ter ya ma gown tail". In more demeaning tones, it was said "under ya ma gown tail". I knew what it meant then, and I wonder how many of us would [...]

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