When her teenage daughter became pregnant, what could have turned into a mother's utter shame, guilt and disgrace turned into a story of Christ's love, redemption and power through her church. by Family and Faith Magazine writer, Ensebe Akunta “I started to realize that I was looking for love in the wrong places and that … Continue reading Pregnant at 16 and still in Church
In these modern times, parents face unique challenges in effectively raising their children and oftentimes age-old practices are seen as ineffective, irrelevant and in some instances abusive. Corporal punishment, more commonly known as 'spanking,' is one of those parenting tools that is now in question and stirs significant debate. Moreover, recent video recordings showing parents … Continue reading ‘There is a place for spanking’ – Dr. Barry Davidson
Mother of 5 and co-pastor at Family Word and Worship Church, Trudy Tucker is advocating that talking with your children, being vulnerable and practising consistent prayer are powerful tools in parenting teenage kids. In an interview with Family and Faith Magazine, the passionate pastor shared practical, sound examples of effective parenting at work. “Once the … Continue reading Talk, Pray & Be Vulnerable – advice for parents of teens from co-pastor and mother of 5, Trudy Tucker
With 36 years of marriage, 10 children and 6 grandchildren in their quiver, Major Neil and Janice Lewis share their faith-imbued parenting and family management strategies and outcomes with Family and Faith Magazine. The Lewis family has 4 boys and 6 girls ranging from age 34 to 14 years of age. They are: Noel 34 … Continue reading Parents of 10, Major Neil & Jan Lewis on Effective Parenting Strategies & Outcomes that Inspire!
Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness and his wife joined with thousands of Jamaicans on Saturday, December 2 to seek God and repent for the sins of the nation. Amidst leaders from most Christian denominations including Seventh Day Adventists, Catholics, Baptists, Evangelicals, Independent churches and other groups, the Prime Minister passionately and solemnly listed and … Continue reading Prime Minister of Jamaica Repents for the Sins of the Nation
Do sharp unkind words or attitudes weigh you down? Do you keep the cruel words and actions of others in your heart, allow offence to grow and fester, and refuse to release the hurt and the person who caused you emotional harm? Do you secretly malice the person and wish for their downfall? If your … Continue reading ‘I thought I was going to die but it was God cleaning house’ – Anointed Dancer Nickeisha Jones
After soaking up the sun and great fun at Jewel Resort during the Summer holiday, our GSAT kids have started high school! Having done well in their exams, the children are now enrolled at some of Jamaica’s top high schools. Cara is at Immaculate Conception, Immanuel and Israel Jamaica College and Nia-Ashley at St. Andrew … Continue reading New high schoolers ask God to bless them with success & good friends
The St. Andrew High School for girls has implemented a Community Service component to the school's curriculum wherein each young lady is required to complete five (5) hours of voluntary community service each school year. We had the privilege of catching up with Miss Jada MacMillan, now entering grade 9 at the school, as she worked with the Jamaica Broilers … Continue reading St. Andrew High student serves the community with Jamaica Broilers help
The new academic year has begun and schools in Jamaica are expected to play a huge role in shaping the development of children and enabling them to achieve their full potential. However, one issue that some parents tend to reflect on is the question of single-sex versus co-educational institutions. To help us to assess the … Continue reading Single-sex versus Co-ed Schools?
Persons who are overweight tend to overthink the weight loss and wellness process and get bogged down with gym membership fees, starvation diets, fat-burning tablets and other ideas, when sometimes one of the simple things that can be done immediately with little effort is ensuring that they are hydrated by drinking enough water. According to … Continue reading WATA, Wellness and Hurricane Prep with Fitness Coach Kamila McDonald