Church Talk

Religious leaders discuss the word of God in this weekly feature. Published on Fridays, Church Talk discusses themes from the Bible as well as looking at current events in a Christian context. 

I had cancer

Friday March 02, 2018

On February 20, 2017, I entered the Christchurch Public Hospital with a very sore throat after  having taken medication here in Rarotonga for over a month with little result. I presumed it was a severe case of tonsillitis.

Keeping our balance in life

Friday June 30, 2017

A. The Genesis/Beginning/Origin of all Balances (Genesis 1: 1, “In the beginning God…”

The foundation stone in marriage

Friday February 26, 2016

“I am crucified with Christ; nevertheless I live, yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me” – Galatians 2: 20

Wise words on marriage

Friday February 19, 2016

“Set me as a seal upon thine heart; as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave; the coals thereof are coals of fire which hath a most vehement flame…many waters cannot quench love neither can the floods drown it: If a man would give all the substance of his house for love it would utterly be contemned” – Song of Solomon 9: 6 & 7.

For this cause shall a man (leave) his father and mother, and shall be joined (cleave) unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh (weave)” – Genesis 2: 24, Ephesians 5: 31.

Beauty comes from special place

Friday December 11, 2015

This week is an important week here in the Cook Islands: We have eight beautiful young ladies vying to become Miss South Pacific for 2015/16.

Change is coming to American “megachurches,” those behemoths for believers that now dot the religious landscape in the US.

Christmas a gift to all the world

Friday December 04, 2015

It is hard to imagine celebrating Christmas in the modern world without thinking about giving gifts. But, have you ever asked yourself why we give gifts at Christmas?”

Anyone attending St Josephs Cathedral during 2015, would realise the theme for the year has been “Consecrated Life.”

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