• Family Matters – Part I

    Pastor Royston Smith A healthy family is not one that is free from pain, sorrow, trouble or rain. Disappointments are a part of the journey called life. This type of family believes that every event has a purpose; its members have learned how to laugh more and complain less. It is a family that is resilient, finds comfort for its tears, and discovers light whilst travelling along dark paths.  Love and...

  • Truth Matters – Part 2 

    By Pastor Royston Smith “Your opinion is your opinion; your perception is your perception–do not confuse them with “facts” or “truth” John Moore I remember a time not so long ago, when people believed in the concept of absolute truth, something that is true for all people, irrespective of culture...

  • Truth Matters – Part 1 

    By Pastor Royston Smith Conspiracy theories, fake news, misinformation, propaganda and alternate realities; this is our world today, thanks to social media.  “Big lies,” small lies, white lies-irrespective of the adjective a lie is still a lie; misleading, unacceptable, a sin.  We become so excited by sensationalism and alternate reality...

  • 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...