Denied The Opportunity . . .

In this Sermon from Samoa I explain the greatest loss that one has with a broken relationship, which is that we are denied the opportunity to love (to give) and I explain how this loss broke God’s heart at the Fall in the Garden of Eden. I also apply it personally, sharing examples and advice from my own life experiences in my relationships. [Read more…]

Creating division

church-south-coastStanding upon the bible is a divisive act, even more so in Samoa, an outwardly Christian country but one in which the biblical absolutes are often twisted to fit into the Samoan culture or what people want to believe.

In this Sermon from Samoa, I share about the key divisive issue of all time – that called ‘the divinity of Christ’ and the only cause of rejection that I know there is. [Read more…]

Savea Sano Malifa – Fooled by gossip

Savea Sano Malifa

Savea Sano Malifa

Savea Sano Malifa, founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Samoa Observer recently supplied me with a perfect example of the mindset and conduct of a Samoan who lives (and in Savea’s case works) in the world of gossip.

What is unusual for me is that this example is remarkably clear and in writing, from an influential Samoan leader. Apart from the many witnesses who have spoken to me and emails proving professional misconduct of a government department CEO,  it is actually the first time that I have documentary proof for others to see of the mostly hidden workings of the Samoan gossip machine.

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