TWO WEEKS PASTORAL COUNSELING TRAINING UNDERWAY AT THE MELANESIAN LEAF HAUS

TWO WEEKS PASTORAL COUNSELING TRAINING UNDERWAY AT THE MELANESIAN LEAF HAUS

The story released by the communications desk of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM), Honiara, the Solomon Islands on the 5th of June, 2018. More than thirty participants comprising clergy from the Diocese of Central Melanesia and Diocese of Guadalcanal, including those  serving at the ACoM Provincial Head Office, representatives from the Mothers Union office, staff of the Christian Care Centre, […]

Where are the Birds of Oceania? : World Migratory Bird Day 2018

Where are the Birds of Oceania? : World Migratory Bird Day 2018

Birds are valued for many reasons. They have inspired people with their beauty, song and behavior; they symbolize freedom, wisdom and spirituality. They are also important for the goods and services they provide in their habitats, including seed dispersal, pollination, controlling pests and maintaining food chains. These services are rarely quantified, but are very important. Economically, birds contribute to many […]

Public Lecture 1, 2018

Public Lecture 1, 2018

Ecology, as understood in most Pacific indigenous communities, is both the relationship among the people in a community and the relationship with their natural environment. The wellbeing and wholeness of these myriad relationships are dependent on the ethics and value systems that govern them. Pertinent to the issue is the question: what are the religious, traditional and cultural resources at […]

If you love me, Obey My Commandments!

If you love me, Obey My Commandments!

Luke 8: 21 “He replied, “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and put it into practice.” I love the simple truth that Jesus taught his first disciples. You want to be recognized as a part of Jesus’ family? Obey his Father’s word and live his Father’s will! Our parents normally tell us, “When you know better, […]

Our Assurance the Holy Spirit

Our Assurance the Holy Spirit

Romans 8:11 “And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit, who lives in you.” Friends: The Holy Spirit doesn’t just empower us now. He is our guarantee (2 Corinthians 1:22; 5:5) and our assurance […]

Go and sin no more!

Go and sin no more!

John 8:10,11 (NIV) “Jesus straightened up and asked her [the woman caught in adultery], ‘Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?’ ‘No one, sir,’ she said. ‘Then neither do I condemn you,’ Jesus declared. ‘Go now and leave your life of sin.’ ” It was not Jesus Christ’s duty to condemn the woman, for He was neither a […]

Not in the Flesh

Not in the Flesh

Romans 8:9 “You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.” Friends: We should show who is in control of our lives by the way we live! We show our relationship to […]

His Grace, Archbishop Dr Peter Loy Chong.

His Grace, Archbishop Dr Peter Loy Chong.

Peter Loy Chong was born on 30th January 1961 at Namata, Tailevu – the sixth child of Chung Lung and Kacaraini Vakalevulevu. He received his primary education at Natovi Catholic Mission (1967-1973) and then his secondary education at St John,s College Cawaci in Ovalau (1974-77). After completing Form 6 he was asked by his family to work for their business […]

Rev. Dr. Val Odgen

Rev. Dr. Val Odgen

Val Ogden is English, born in the city of Manchester – the home of better football – in 1961. She felt called to local preaching at the age of 19 and has been committed to communicating God’s good news in Christ ever since, in many diverse ways, forms and places. She holds degrees in theology from Manchester and Bristol Universities, […]

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