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July 17th, 2019
Taking a closer look at schools & churches

By Alred C. Frett

I am no Saint, Teacher nor Sunday School Preacher: None of us are perfect but not everything or everyone is bad or wrong – There is much good and right in things and People… I know this, because thanks to you, I survived challenges that could have easily destroyed me… You too, may have been fortunate and we should see our survival and successes as opportunities to give thanks by preparing the less fortunate for survival & progress.

March 2nd, 2018
Churches are the next target- 2018 Speech from Throne; Did anyone listen?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The average resident is now preoccupied with getting a roof over his heads, a job, and crime overwhelming the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 15th, 2017
VI has placed God on the backburner –Pastor Walter D. Barrett

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is an often enough uttered sentiment that the church has become mum, however, at least one man of the cloth is not pleased with what he felt was a “passive” response from his other colleagues regarding them not having a problem with a festival occurring simultaneously with the observance of the death and resurrection of Jesus the Christ.

June 28th, 2016
Homosexuality is everywhere in the VI - Bishop John I Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “It’s in our schools; it’s in our churches. You are coming up on the ferry from St Thomas you see woman holding woman’s hand; some kissing. It has changed the way we look at life in terms of relationships in public settings even and it is impacting our society,” Leader of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff's Bottom, Bishop John I. Cline told the Morning Ride Show with Paul ‘Gadiethz’ Peart on 103.7 FM on June 23, 2016.

February 27th, 2015
‘Churches play Bingo so why restrict gambling?' – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host and social and political commentator Edmund G. Maduro believes it is time to relax the restrictions on gambling and money games so that the Territory can benefit from the income generated.

April 2nd, 2014
6 churches to be honoured @ Gala fundraiser event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The role of Christian values and principal has been credited worldwide for being a significant tool in moulding children in a growing society. More often than not the church is usually called upon to continue or even do more in this regard. But occasions to honour churches that yield to this call are few and far between.

September 5th, 2013
VI churches criticised for being too passive

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One caller on the Speak Out BVI radio programme said it was his understanding that the clergy was being held responsible for the absence of pari-mutuel betting within the Territory and felt that the church should be paying attention to more important issues than this.

December 17th, 2012
“Sam” wants churches to take up issue of children born in VI by non-nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the television talk show Speak Your Mind, Julio S. Henry popularly known as Sam, has expressed surprised that churches have not been taking up the issue of children born in the Virgin Islands by non-nationals, which he labelled as a human rights issue.

April 4th, 2012

By Alred Frett

Time & Tide wait for no one so the Clock ticks forward into another Month which, like Days of Slavery still find our Systems & People Pawns & Puppets of Unjust Masters… We still see the Citizens of One Nation shipped to another Nation because People of the 1st Nation are seen as inferior or less important than the People of the 2nd Nation who regard them as Nobodies.

February 1st, 2012
Will the churches take a stance on prostitution, gambling?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Douglas Wheatley, speaking on his radio programme ‘Speak out BVI’ on January 31, 2012, has wondered if the churches will follow suit and come out against certain activities such as prostitution and gambling as other churches in the Caribbean have done.


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