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Read All About It…

By Thomas Johnson People have been reading newspapers for over 400 years. Residents of the Cayman Islands have had local print media since after the Second World War. We now have a much bigger choice of publications, available on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. If you want to find …

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Theological Commentary

The call to be saints By Bishop Nicholas Sykes Through the Scriptures that we will be considering in this article the Spirit reminds us of three truths of the Gospel. First, that there is a great multitude of saints. Whenever worship takes place at some point in an array of …

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The Power of Change

Ernest Ebanks Do you wish you could change something about your life right now? I’m here to argue that change can happen in an instant. I know this goes against popular thought. Most people believe that change has to be worked at for months or even years. We expect to …

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George’s Position

Will crime be our undoing? I was recently invited to be the guest speaker at HMP Northward in observance of their annual Literacy Day celebrations under the theme “Literacy Multiplies Advancement Options”. One of the most popular performers was an inmate who came on stage with his pants drawn to …

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A heart-wrenching routine

Thomas Johnson It’s not any of my business to tell other people, communities or countries how to run their lives. Nevertheless, there comes a time when you are forced to wonder if right-thinking people are in charge. Yet again, at the beginning of the month of October, we were at …

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The perfect restoration

Perhaps many in the once-Christian West will instinctively disagree with the essential thesis of Hebrews 7:23-28, encapsulated well in my view by the English Standard Version rendering of the text of v. 26, that it was indeed fitting that we should have this high Priest, exalted above the heavens. For …

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Out of control

By Thomas Johnson People can get sentimental about animals, especially their pets, or animals ‘in the wild’. For example, this is a piece from a National Geographic website. What do you think they are writing about? “These majestic looking creatures may intimidate some of this Caribbean island’s tourists, but these …

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The secret to enviable abs

By Ernest Ebanks So you want the secret to enviable abs?  Well, get in line. So does everyone else.  It’s puzzling that something so desirable is completely elusive for most people. Especially when it IS fully possible for you to dramatically shape up your waistline.  Yes, you. Y-O-U.  My clients …

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George’s position

Will crime be our undoing? Crime in the Caymanian context. Whenever I sit and consider the long term future of our Islands my mind always dwells on the possibility that for all the things we take for granted crime could be the creeping evil that will undo it all. It …

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