• Bread of Life

    By Pastor Royston Smith There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. Mahatma Gandhi  Anecdotal comments attribute the Europeans as the first baker of a loaf of bread. However, scientists point to traces of starch in mortar and pestle;...

  • In Everything Give Thanks – Part II

    By Pastor Royston Smith Thank God for 1st January 1983. Thank God.  Regardless of culture, class or creed, COVID-19 has negatively impacted all families in a variety of ways, our church being no exception.  Religious people have been unable to celebrate or participate in many regular religious rites. Some have experienced emotional and physical trauma. Indeed, we must thank...

  • In Everything Give Thanks – Part I 

    By Pastor Royston Smith A recent article published by the American Psychosomatic Society stated that COVID-19 lockdown has had a negative impact on the mental health of the British public. In fact, a large percentage of the workforce has experienced depressive or anxiety related thoughts. Often, people with mild depression think they are just feeling sad, and that it will go away with time. However, leaving depression...

  • Fear Not – Part II

    By Pastor Royston Smith Water came crashing from all directions filling the little boat as it danced violently on the waves. The seasoned, seafaring fishermen had never experienced anything like this before. They were in unchartered waters, literally! Their lives flashed before their eyes. This they thought was the end. When we experience fear, adrenaline floods the bloodstream resulting in an increased...

  • Fear Not

    Fear Not – Part I

    By Pastor Royston Smith Though not naturally a fearful person, the events of the past few months have severely dented my confidence. I am often deemed optimistic; yet I find myself preparing for the worst. I am fretful about my life, my age, my only child, the state of the world and what the next few...

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    Learning to Listen

    By Pastor Royston Smith Good listeners aren’t born, they’re bred! With the constant hum of daily living, going on in the background, listening has become a dying art form. To improve people’s lives, we must learn to truly listen. Good listening skills help to build quality relationships with others. The best...