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Stories by Shanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:07 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Celebrating a grand transformation from a life of Rastafarianism, ungodliness and contention to one of grace, spiritual appointment and ordination, Wendell McKoy is declaring that there is absolutely nothing too hard for God to do. The now...

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2021 | 12:06 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

‘My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge …’ Hosea 4:6 SEVERAL CHURCH folks have come out in condemnation of the recent happenings at the Pathways International Kingdom Restoration and the slavish way in which members mindlessly obeyed then...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2021 | 12:08 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

After meeting several roadblocks on her prayer journey, Christian author Monique Mitchell decided to pen to God the words on her heart. Dubbed ‘Praying Through Poetry’, the compilation explores various topics including faith, ranging from the lack...

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2021 | 12:07 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Publisher Glynis Salmon is a woman who rallies others around to execute with glorious purpose. “I am a Christian; I believe in the principle - Deny yourself so that you can love each other more. There’s no other way to put it. But I’m reminded...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 12:09 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

An aged love with a fresh ‘I do’ is the best way to describe the story of how 84-year-old Alphanso Reynolds happily wedded his 93-year-old soulmate, Mary. The two are members of the Black River New Testament Church of God in St Elizabeth, and...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:07 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Thirty-year-old Moiyan Jay Williams of Kitson Town in St Catherine is singing a song of gratitude and praise. He shares the story of how he visited the entry way of death but was snatched from the deadly encounter by the hands of God. “Five years...

Published:Saturday | August 21, 2021 | 12:07 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

THERE HAS been much debate in Christendom over whether the onset of COVID-19 and the efforts being made by the world heads and health industry to lessen the spread of the virus is somehow in opposition to the will of God. In fact, many Christians...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:05 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Wherefore seeing we also are encompassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us. Hebrews 12:1 Soroya Fyne-...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:08 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

“She was wearing a white button-down top and khaki shorts with wedges and her natural hair combed in a bun,” said radio announcer Markland Edwards as he described the first time he laid eyes on banker Andrea Channer. It was 10 years ago, and the...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:08 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

The continuous cultivation of the fruits of the spirit as itemised in Galatians, is a key component to properly parenting a child with special needs. Take it from Jacqueline Hendricks, proud mother of Jhordane Johnson, an 18-year-old youth on the...

Published:Sunday | April 18, 2021 | 12:15 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

It’s the lack of evident love in the church for Prophetess Shamailly Robinson which led her on a mission to change the narrative. Speaking on the importance of actions over words when it comes on to the quality described by the Bible as ‘the...

Published:Thursday | April 1, 2021 | 12:10 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

It’s Passion/Holy Week, and unlike years before, many will have to commemorate this special Christian holiday from within the four walls of their homes, especially if their names did not make it on the specialised list of 12 authorised by the...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 6:42 PMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

The Yallahs High School in St Thomas will again be suspending face-to-face classes this week, after two teachers and a student tested positive for COVID-19. The principal, Mark Malabver, told The Gleaner that at least two other teachers are...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 12:07 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

For some, it was love at first sight, and while this was not entirely the case with Diedreann Richards and Taniel Latty of Chapleton in Clarendon, it can be agreed that a seed of love was definitely planted the first time they met. Both of...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 11:59 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

The Gleaner understands that principal of the Morant Bay High School in St Thomas, Dr Dalton Shaw, has  been dismissed, following allegations of professional misconduct by members of staff.   It's the second time...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2020 | 12:12 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

WORKING TOGETHER to maintain a healthy relationship that has spanned 30-odd years and counting, Tommy Cowan and his life-partner, Carlene Davis, shared that being stuck at home together during the pandemic has proven to be a plus for their family...

Published:Sunday | February 2, 2020 | 12:15 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

The inspiration that comes from spending time in the presence of God, seeking His face and direction, remains unmatched. It is from such encounters that many impactful and successful ministries, movements and businesses, are birthed. Likewise, the...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:24 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Having encountered the liberating power of Jesus Christ while serving time behind bars, Stacy-Ann Garvey is steady in her mission to set other spiritual captives free from the bondage of sin. The woman of God, who ministers by the spiritual...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:14 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

“Many believers don’t even know there is often a witch behind their disappointments and constant attacks. Don’t be in ignorance,” was the stern warning from Shanika Sutton, who operates in the office of a prophetess. She explained that the Bible...

Published:Sunday | October 20, 2019 | 1:23 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Popular American rapper Kanye West is a minister of the gospel and many people, including Christians, are not sure how to handle that. The rap artiste and record producer and his recently formed Sunday Service group staged a free concert at the...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:21 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

What started as an annual conference has since developed into an idea for an online series aimed at the total transformation of individuals into free and empowered beings. The Woman Stay Loose Network, according to its conceptualiser, Prophetess...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:25 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

There are two types of people. There are those who search for a dysfunction then wallow in self-pity, and, on the other hand, those, like Shauna-Kay Douglas, who, despite the acknowledgement of their imperfections, refuse to take a back seat on the...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

Reminiscing on the events that sparked his belief in God, Winston Creary, who found out he had end-stage renal disease two years ago, gave details of the dreadful night he was supposedly marked for death. That is, as he explained last week, before...

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