30 Aug
2010

A Sunday morning church service in the Bahamas – some striking conclusions about God’s moral authority

After two days enjoying some sun-worshipping on the pink beaches of Eleuthera, I made a point of getting up early this Sunday back in Nassau to experience some worshipping of a different kind. I’m not a practising Christian even though I come from a Christian background, so I was curious to find out what a Bahamian church service would be like, especially since Christianity seems to have such a prominent place in the culture and mindsets of these islands. It’s hard to know whether Christ Community Church in Nassau is a typical church since there are two thousand churches here (in a country of only a few hundred thousand people). But my experience of this non-denominational church cheered and dismayed me at the same time.

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