Churches Urged To Do More For Youth

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados recorded 100 gun-related deaths, mainly of young men, and committed by young men, between 2010 and 2017, and churches and citizens are being urged to step up and do more to assist. This call was made by Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, as he addressed a church service at the Sanctuary Empowerment Centre on Sunday to mark the …

Church Must Respond To Needs Of People

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reminded the Church that it has to be adaptable and respond to the spiritual and other needs of the people it serves. He made the comments last Friday at the Awards Ceremony and Dinner of the New Testament Church of God, at the Barbados Hilton Resort. Stating that there was an inseparable link between politics …

Churches Mobilised In Crime Fight

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Churches and faith-based organisations are being mobilised to go into communities, reach out to at-risk youth and tackle crime and the presence of gangs across the island. This comes as officials at the Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit (CJRPU) disclosed today that studies reflect the presence of gangs in Barbados, and the need to confront and examine a number …