Archive | April, 2011

Caring for Missionaries: The Action Imperative, part 2

(continued from part 1) Focus your efforts. I have six children. As a widowed father, there are many demands on my time and attention. “Dad, Dad, DAD!” is an ongoing chorus.  It is easy to give attention to the noisy ones. However, I’m striving to become more intentional with each of them. Each of them […]

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Hot cross buns sell-out in South

  As the nation prepares for Easter observances, bakeries in South Trinidad have reported a brisk trade in a traditional favourite — hot cross buns, with customers crowding one bakery from as early as 6 am yesterday. via Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday : newsday.co.tt :.

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Caring for Missionaries: The Action Imperative, part 1

Caring for missionaries is a biblical imperative and necessary for missionary effectiveness, even if some missionaries don’t want it. If so, action is imperative. Care for missionaries needs to be more than a good idea. What to do? Adopt! Adoption is an apt metaphor. Although it is one that should be qualified, especially since “adopt-a-pet” […]

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Among happiest countries in hemisphere, TT is fifth

Trinidad and Tobago is among the happiest countries in the western hemisphere, according to a recent survey undertaken by a doctoral student of Vanderbilt University, Trinidad and Tobago ranks at number five in the 26 countries surveyed. via Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday : newsday.co.tt :.

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Why Endanger Languages?

Watching the Kimyal tribe respond when they received the complete Bible translated into their own language makes me excited! It rekindles in me the deep interest in Bible translation that I’ve tucked away in recent years. But it also raises questions for me. Why are new English translations greeted with indifference, or worse with hostility? […]

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All schools will teach about all religions

Education Minister, Dr Tim Gopeesingh, says, in the future, schools including those run by denominational boards, will be mandated, under a revised curriculum, to teach about all religions. via All schools will teach about all religions | Trinidad Express Newspaper | News.

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