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‘Pray for Premier & those named in indictment’– BVI Christian Council urges VI

-calls for additional prayers for Governor, Deputy Governor, Cabinet & Acting Premier
Amidst news of the Detainment of Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over an alleged drug conspiracy in the US, the BVI Christian Council has released a statement calling for prayers for the VI leader and others named in the indictment. Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Christian Council has released a statement calling for prayers for the VI Premier, Hon Andrew A. Fahie, and others named in the indictment over an alleged drug conspiracy in the US.

The organisation in a statement released today, April 30, 2022, said, “The BVI Christian Council wishes to encourage you, the people of this Territory, not to lose hope but to hold on to the Lord more than ever before.” 

The Council reminded that the Bible in 1 Timothy 2:1-4 exhorts that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgiving be made for all men and for all who are in authority.

This they said, is so “that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and holiness, for this is good and acceptable in the sight of God.”

Pray for truth, righteousness & justice - BVI Christian Council 

Hon Fahie along with the Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Ms Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard both appeared before a Miami judge on, April 29, 2022 on charges related to conspiracy to import a controlled substance and money laundering.

The two were arrested at an airport in Miami on April 28, 2022, by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in a sting operation. The son of Pickering-Maynard, Kadeem S. Maynard was reportedly arrested in the USVI and is facing the charges. 

The Council added, “Let us, therefore, join as a Territory to pray for Premier Andrew A. Fahie and those named in the indictment.”

They also called for continued prayers for His Excellency the Governor, John J. Rankinc CMG; Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr;  Acting Premier Dr Hon. Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and the Cabinet of this Territory. 

“Let us pray that truth, righteousness, justice, grace, and peace would prevail and that the LORD would have mercy on us all. Let us pray for God’s Kingdom rule to flourish in this our beloved Territory,” they said while asking that persons remain calm and peaceful as the process takes its course. 

54 Responses to “‘Pray for Premier & those named in indictment’– BVI Christian Council urges VI”

  • one eye (30/04/2022, 16:04) Like (52) Dislike (5) Reply
    Lets pray for the bvi
    • MOCKERS (30/04/2022, 18:21) Like (29) Dislike (10) Reply
      It got all kind of people blatantly knowingly sinning including engaging in homosexuality, fornication, lying, stealing, YET saying Fahie was mocking God, which he was BUT YOU ARE DOING THE SAME BY STAYING IN YOUR SIN INCLUDING THOSE DEFENDING SIN RATHER THAN THE WORD OF GOD.

      As for those who quick to throw the word “homophobic”, “phobic” refers to a fear and standing for God and not sin is not fear.
    • Really?! (30/04/2022, 21:26) Like (47) Dislike (0) Reply
      Wow! I cant believe that this is their focus. Why don't we pray for all the drug victims. The addicts, their families, the victims of drug related crimes and drug related gun valence. Can we take a moment and pray for these people.

      Better yet lets pray for leaders who will not allow our territory to be used to facilitate this abhorrence. I am not hating. I'm just wondering why our focus is always so screwed.
      • It’s not (01/05/2022, 10:26) Like (3) Dislike (6) Reply
        You have a mouth pray for them also. You don’t have to wait for someone to tell you to pray go ahead and do so….u wrote a suggestion and I bet you have not prayed for the drug users and their families….hypocrite! You soon like you want to fight people for praying…Satan company I call you.
    • Branden (01/05/2022, 08:03) Like (15) Dislike (3) Reply
      That title called HONORABLE has got to go. Most of them are dishonorable. Yes, I said it and telling the truth. The UK and other big countries are nothing but a bunch of murdering drug dealing money laundering CROOKS, and want to hang small places for handling their trickledown effect they send their way. Corruption is everywhere, yet they want hang the smallest ones. These big countries are the ones destroying our planet.
  • AWWWWW (30/04/2022, 16:23) Like (81) Dislike (8) Reply
    No pity from me. He use the cruise conference as a cover for what he was doing. Dude wanted to fly into the BVI like a rock star with the $700,000 pack in designer bags and the bricks. The money and drugs was the FEDS money that they do sting operations with. Once he made connect with the money, the DEA storm in. His immunity status and Diplomatic status was automatically revoked. He is no longer Premier of the Country and his Administration needs to step down ASAP. You can’t tell me his Administration did not know what was going on.
  • done (30/04/2022, 16:26) Like (63) Dislike (3) Reply
    Praying time is done. It’s now time for action to hold people accountable for their actions and get the Territory up to standard.
  • Seriously (30/04/2022, 16:27) Like (43) Dislike (0) Reply
    I can pray, that truth, righteousness, justice, grace, and peace would prevail and that the LORD would have mercy on us all. Let us pray for God’s Kingdom rule to flourish in this our beloved Territory. But I only pray justice is served on Andrew who has shamed the BVI forever and Maynard and her son Kadeem.
  • ... (30/04/2022, 16:31) Like (18) Dislike (2) Reply
    ayo praying for West bank nah...system one sided
  • Wylie (30/04/2022, 16:41) Like (34) Dislike (1) Reply
    While we pray to GOD who is the premier himself praying to? Dirtiness exposed.
  • APB (30/04/2022, 16:49) Like (66) Dislike (3) Reply
    To the Christian Councel. For year's you all sat down and saw all the injustices in this Country and none of you spoke out in any strong way. John the Baptist lost his head because he spoke out against the wrong doings in his day. Elijah ran for his life because he stood up for righteousness You all are trying to serve God and man. We could oray for the Premier's soul but the Bible says that whatsoever a man sow he shall reap. My prayers are for the families and the nation that have been impacted by this matter. You cannot be calling onJesus at every meeting but behind the scene you are using magic and witchcraft..
  • hmm. (30/04/2022, 16:53) Like (54) Dislike (0) Reply
    We will pray for our country not the people that betrayed our trust and brought embarrassment to our country. Andrew the got what a deserve they played and used the public trust now they must suffer the consequences.
  • Strupessss (30/04/2022, 16:53) Like (37) Dislike (0) Reply
    I ain’t wasting a single prayer on them! Many of us are struggling at the hands of these same people! What praying do they do for us when we hardly can afford to even live! Let them seek sort themselves!
  • akon (30/04/2022, 17:01) Like (8) Dislike (47) Reply
    What prayers, y'all better get up off y'all assess and stop them white people from coming here to take over. They are the biggest thief's and murderers in history. Why they don't entertain Reparations????????
  • WOW (30/04/2022, 17:03) Like (45) Dislike (3) Reply
    Christian Council my foot , All Obeah people and Con Artist.
  • Drycrix (30/04/2022, 17:05) Like (40) Dislike (3) Reply
    The council can go suck a rock for all I care. Christianity has done nothing but cripple and terrorize mankind. Who called God's name more than Andrew? Which society has more Christians than BVi? Bunch of hypocrites! My people need to take a long hard look in the mirror and ask what future they want for their future generations. On social media they pretending, posting scenic pictures and still boasting this is the BVI while avoiding the topic at hand altogether. We've seen this technique before. Just ignore, avoid, deflect and it will go away. The next move is to become defensive. But it's too late for damage control. The WORLD has it's eyes on us. We can do better, now is our chance!
  • Greg (30/04/2022, 17:12) Like (44) Dislike (3) Reply
    NAH! Not wasting any prayers on their phony behinds. They danced with Lucifer, now let Lucifer get them off.
  • pope paul (30/04/2022, 17:15) Like (19) Dislike (0) Reply
    Prayer!!! you need a miracle and divine intervention

    God will always be good
  • @ ONE EYE (30/04/2022, 17:16) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
  • NezRez (30/04/2022, 17:18) Like (30) Dislike (5) Reply
    Entrapment YES! But none of them would have been entrapped if they weren't so damn greedy and low down. You reap what you sow. They knew this and did it anyway. Even I Fahie and Maynard do not go to prison, they will never have any respect here ever again. SHAME SHAME SHAME!
    • RasKas (01/05/2022, 00:42) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
      Money laundering, conspiracy to import 3,000 kilos of cocaine on multiple trips to AMERICA, ah say ah say THEY WILL DO JAIL TIME
  • strupz (30/04/2022, 17:23) Like (31) Dislike (0) Reply
    Pray for what!,y'all don't call to pray for other persons in similar position like this, let him feel how the others feel after all he ain't no different from them not because he is premier...let them pay!
  • GTFOH (30/04/2022, 17:36) Like (46) Dislike (0) Reply
    Pray for them as they prayed for the drug deal? I’ll take a pass on that
  • I saw people (30/04/2022, 18:02) Like (38) Dislike (1) Reply
    Like Kishma, Picko Moff and Cindy talk untill they were blue in the face trying to tell you all about the same things that just drop on your heads. Instead of taking heed, you all say they were crazy and drag them through the mud and roll them under the moving bus. Y’ll enjoy eating your hard to digest fried CROW IN SCOTCH BONNET SAUCE AND YOUR HUMBLE PIE.
  • BVI Future (30/04/2022, 19:32) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
    (I made a copy of the affidavit to read) In paragraph 34, Fahie asked the CS (confidential source) “to start with a prayer, and then immediately began to speak about the money that he needed to pay the man from Senegal. The money was payment for “fixing” political issues.”
    In paragraph 38, Fahie said, “he believed in magic and witches, and how to read lies in people.”
    By his own accord, he stated he believes in God, magic, and witches; therefore, let him pray for himself. He was dabbling in the highest God and in black magic.
    Most importantly, the UK will take over. At that point, the UK will receive extradition papers to turn over Government Official 1. This is when the end begins.
    • asking for a friend (30/04/2022, 21:30) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      Who is government official 1?
    • local girl (01/05/2022, 00:12) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
      @bviforward you cannot made that crap up, this man was dealing with obeah and God at the same time.
      If us local BVISLANDERS aren't embarrassed and ashamed by all this something is wrong with us all.
  • pray (30/04/2022, 19:47) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
    My prayers have already been answered. Im not reversing them now.
  • watching (30/04/2022, 19:50) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    I hope they rot in hell
  • WEW (30/04/2022, 20:06) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    So how did the cruise ship conference boondoggle go ? Drum any new “business”?
  • George michael (30/04/2022, 20:45) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    I’ll pray for those praying, keeping all in prayers cause…. You gotta have faith. Faith a faith a faith not a Fahie..
  • The Reaper (30/04/2022, 21:33) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    Pray for Who.No… pray for when we was suffering from Irma,COVID ,when all the people could have ,should get at least 5000 or10,000 A person…..,but no .They fill their pockets up thinking we are fools,now look at this….Pray for Equality for all Caribbean people…Because right now. One Nation.I can go on,Where is cline skeleton…With his loud mouth,hiding…..They coming too clean up These beautiful Virgin Island……
  • time (30/04/2022, 22:45) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Me Too (30/04/2022, 23:03) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    How Come No Mentioned Of Prayer For The Opposition Members . ?
  • La más dura (30/04/2022, 23:03) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    let the devil take him himself because for that devil he humiliated the immigrant too much what you saw was that he left the island because of his ambition for money but god does not sleep and the injustice here on earth is that you pay look how easy he is too off the island damn delinquent
  • rhrb (30/04/2022, 23:14) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    pray for them, for real. wow
  • Really (30/04/2022, 23:42) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    Really….. prayer. For a man that uses prayers and fasting knowing in his heart and his soul that he believe in witchcraft where are God people these days where of the real real soldiers of God in this place, where are the Godly people in the BVI they have none you are blind by the devil. God is no longer with you all.
  • How DEAR you C. commununity (01/05/2022, 02:50) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    How dear you Christian Community you heartless basturds, but Pray for Fahie, you don't willingly do wrong deeds and expect prayer to get u out you flipping brainwash fools, no one forced him into this, and what prayer is going to do? set him free, wrong doers Must be PUNISHED not set free, BVI is stained 4ever now, he's put the bvi in deeper waters now with the UK, whose been trying to take over, If you got fat greedy bums like this no wonder they trying to take over.
    • Dictator (01/05/2022, 10:21) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Why are you upset if people chose to pray? Why is it wrong to be merciful and show sympathy to someone who is in embarrassment and pain. I choose not to kick someone when they are down…keep your hate to yourself.
  • Pray U Say (01/05/2022, 06:21) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Guess what. Prayers is what have him where he is now. I prayed for God to deal with the wicked and he is dealing with them now. For years they saying island people doing obeah. Well see it ya! The real obeah workers are those pointing the fingers. God doesn't sleep. This movie keeps getting better by the day.
  • homeboy (01/05/2022, 07:31) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Right now I don't have any trust in this vip government let's put in a temporary government for the time being.
  • Madussa (01/05/2022, 07:55) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    Fahie had us praying for the BVI, when all he and his henchmen had to do with all of that ill gotten money,instead of lining their own pockets, should have fixed our horrible bad roads. As of now, we cannot drive 5 feet without our vehicles dropping down into holes big enough to swallow a person. I really hate so called leaders who do not know they are supposed to look out for our infrastructure. Bunch of greedy devil scum.
  • TruthbTold (01/05/2022, 08:41) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    Prayer can still help. GOD IS STILL MERCIFUL. However, it's ineffective for us to pray for Fahie. Until he acknowledge his miserable failure and blatant disregard for the Almighty God, confess his sins and forsake them, we cannot pray for him. God is not mocked. Behold thy sins shall find the out. Lord, as a nation we have sinned against you. Please forgive us. Please O God. PLEASE
  • TruthbTold (01/05/2022, 08:47) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Our prayer now, MUST BE that God's will be done. The arms of flesh will fail, but God never fail. People of the BVI, I pray your strength in the Lord. Only God has the perfect answer. If we trust him, this too shall pass. Shalom!
  • WEW (01/05/2022, 14:51) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Nope. They've done it to themselves. I pray that all of Andrew's cronies go down with him.
  • We have prayed a very long time (01/05/2022, 15:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Everything nowadays is praying, it seems we only remember when we are in difficult moments. How about we asking him if he would be pleased before we engage in any enterprise. He prayed with the agents before they went on their mission, I wonder what God told him after? Maybe he disobey.
    We have been praying too much for decades and years to a invisible being in the sky, 2 corinthians 13 versus 5 give you the answer, Jesus christ is in you, therefore man is God and he in us and we in him. Until we recognise that, we will continue praying and receiving the wrong results.
  • BLUFF and BLUSTER (01/05/2022, 16:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Pray....bark at the moon....we're stuffed....perilous times for the wicked. The Ancient Ones have returned and you foolishly abuse them bringing disaster upon yourselves. Keep it up I can assure you there will be more to come. Is this the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end.
  • foreigner (01/05/2022, 17:42) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Andrew Fahie, boy all I want to say to you is
    " God wears pajamas but he doesn't take naps. " this one is for how you've treated other Caribbean Nationals in the Territory.
    Always remember the earth is the Lord's and his fullness thereof.
  • Forbidden Truth (01/05/2022, 20:08) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    That Affidavit reeks of entrapment. Nuff said.
    • @forbidden (02/05/2022, 18:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I agree, but the Foy fell for the trap. And even if he got off, we all now know who he really is and what’s been happening. The damage to him and the politics of the BVI is near permanent.
  • justice (04/05/2022, 08:44) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Is this article a joke ? Shame on the Christian Council!!!

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