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September 25, 2014
Flowers: Don't demonize govt

FML Group of Companies CEO Craig Flowers said yesterday people should not demonize or try to "kill the government" for making decisions.
Flowers was asked to respond to church leaders who criticized the government for going against the results of the 2013 gambling referendum.
The majority of voters in that referendum voted against the establishment of a national lottery and the regulation and taxa...

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September 17, 2014
Minnis says 'attack' on pastors 'dangerous precedent'

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday Prime Minister Perry Christie and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis have set a "dangerous precedent" with their recent "attack" on the religious community.
Minnis said Christie and Davis' comments, besides being "completely wrong", set a poor example for Bahamians.
He said their comments could also encourage disrespect toward religious lead...

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September 16, 2014
Pastors: PM has lost moral authority to govern

Two prominent pastors said yesterday the "inappropriate" comments about religious leaders made by Prime Minister Perry Christie and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis underscore their lack of "moral authority to continue to govern this nation under the current circumstances".
In a statement, Pastors Cedric Moss, of Kingdom Life Church, and Lyall Bethel, of Grace Community Church, said Christ...

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September 15, 2014
On the attack

Pastor calls PM's actions immoral, unprincipled
Prime Minister Perry Christie finds himself in a contradiction of sorts.
He has decided to place on hold the constitutional referendum bills while he consults with the church.
At the same time, he has gotten into a public spat with several pastors who have delivered a scorching rebuke of his decision to ignore the results of the 2013 gambling referen...

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September 13, 2014
Pastors say Bahamians have lost trust in govt

Pastors Lyall Bethel of Grace Community Church and Alfred Stewart of New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church yesterday encouraged Bahamians not to support any member of Parliament who votes in favor of the Gaming Bill, in the next general election.
Bethel, Stewart and several other prominent religious leaders have been sparring with Prime Minister Perry Christie over the gambling issue.
The pasto...

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No let-up in web shop opposition
February 19, 2014
No let-up in web shop opposition

THE Christian Council will continue opposing attempts to legalise gambling in the Bahamas, an influential leader declared yesterday...

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January 29, 2014
Pastors urge govt to respect web shop referendum result

Grace Community Church Pastor Lyall Bethel last night warned that if the government does not enforce the results of last year's gambling referendum, the public would be apathetic over this year's planned constitutional referendum.
Bethel and other pastors behind the Vote No campaign held a victory celebration in Rawson Square to commemorate the referendum's anniversary.
The event drew about 60 sup...

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January 23, 2014
Pastors 'urged PM against referendum'

Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) President Rev. Dr. Ranford Patterson said yesterday he told Prime Minister Perry Christie prior to last year's gambling referendum that he should make a decision on whether to regulate the web shop industry, instead of holding a vote.
"There was no need for him to come to the Bahamian people," said Patterson during a press conference.
"I told him to go ahead and do ...

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January 02, 2014
1,000 encouraged to become Lamplighters

With the start of a new year, many people are making resolutions that they hope will help them to change their lives for the better. This year, the Lamplighters, a group at Grace Community Church...

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August 22, 2013
Ceremony to honour Independence couples

AS part of the celebrations of the nation's 40th anniversary, Grace Community Church, in conjunction with Rex Major and Associates, will conduct a special ceremony to honour all couples married in the year the Bahamas became independent...

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