first_imgThis was the Easter message delivered yesterday by the Rev. Canon A. Too Williams of St. Stephen Episcopal Church, 10th Street, Sinkor. He challenged his parishioners, who included many visiting foreigners, to follow the great example of Jesus who, though tempted, did not sin. Fr. Williams, quoting one scholar, described sin as “Satan’s international nonsense,” since sin knows no boundaries and afflicts all human beings. Canon Williams treated his listeners to another historical fact unknown to most Liberians: that the great Indian-South African liberator and thinker, Mahatma Gandhi, a Hindu, could have become a Christian—and just think of the thousands his conversion could have won to the church, but for one problem: the church he visited to learn a little more of Christianity since he was impressed with Jesus’ ministry, yes, that church, most probably in despicable (dreadful, wicked) South Africa at the time, was racist. They told Gandhi he was not welcome in their all-white church and that he should rather go hang out with his fellow Hindus, mostly from India.Jesus’ resurrection from the dead, as prophesied by the great prophet Isaiah some 800 years before Christ’s birth, is the primary reason Christians still believe in him, over 2000 years later.The three main reasons for this are first, Jesus did not sin, though he was tempted, and consistently went about doing good, using ALL his power for good, not for evil, as so many people with power have done and are still doing—using it for themselves and their families and cronies, NOT in the interest of the people they originally pledged serve.Second, Jesus was brutally humiliated, suffered and died on the cross, yet asked His Father, God, to forgive his persecutors.Thirdly, the ultimate, distinctly divine accomplishment, Christ became the ONLY person in history to have been killed, yet rose from the dead.That was indeed the reward of righteousness—His Heavenly Father was so impressed with Jesus’ faithful ministry that He (God the Father) gave Him (the Son) the unique privilege no other being has yet received—rising from the dead.See how the racist South Africans, having wielded all that power—at one time they even had atomic power—against the black majority and other races—Indian and Coloreds—see how through the power of God these seemingly all powerful and unconquerable white people were brought to their knees by one black man and the determination of millions of his people—Nelson Mandela and the black South African majority!Yes, they—the South African whites—who, like the Jewish establishment and so many other regimes who deemed themselves unconquerable, soon found out that there is a God who raises up certain people, Jesus and Mandela, for example, to free the oppressed and suffering from bondage. It is not our intention to compare Mandela with Jesus, for Mandela was human and Jesus is divine, and Christ is immortal and Mandela was mortal—so the two cannot be compared. Nor did Mandela ever claim divinity or perfection. However, there are three attributes that bring Mandela close to Christ: first, Mandela, like the Messiah, was consistent to the end in his struggle for the liberation of his people; second, Mandela was totally selfless and once he accomplished his mission he, in stark contrast to Robert Mugabe and many other liberation and political leaders, stepped aside, passing the torch to the younger generation; and thirdly—and most importantly—Mandela, like Christ, FORGAVE his and his people’s persecutors.So the primary message of Easter—joy, hope, peace and victory—is the message that every Christian, indeed all the world, should claim at this time. As Pope Francis said in his Easter Message at the Basilica in Rome yesterday, Easter, yes, brings hope; yet we cannot ignore the two major crises the world faces at this time—the indiscriminate terrorist attacks against innocent people in many parts of the world; and the refugee crisis in the Middle East.Yet they are not strong enough to diminish the peace, joy, hope and victory that Easter brings. For Jesus’ victory over death empowers us to realize the power of God and gives us the capacity and the hope to overcome every problem on earth, including terrorism, tyranny and any other kind of trouble.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgThe Government of Liberia has announced the funeral arrangements for the late Ambassador Carlton Alexwyn Karpeh, former Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Liberia to the Republic of Cameroon.A Foreign Ministry release states that on today, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, the Book of Condolence for the late Ambassador Karpeh will be opened in the Foyer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs beginning at 10:00 a.m.On Friday, March 24, 2017, wake-keeping will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 10th Street, Sinkor.On Saturday, March 25, 2017, funeral rites will be said over the remains of the late Ambassador Karpeh at the Trinity Cathedral Episcopal Church on Broad Street, beginning at 10:00 a.m., to be followed by interment at the Kaizer Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Brewerville, Virginia.The late Ambassador Carlton Alexwyn Karpeh, who also served as former Minister of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, died in his 86th year during the early morning hours of Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at his Duport Road residence in Paynesville.Book of Condolence SigningAccording to the Foreign Ministry Protocol, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, Honorable Joseph Nyuma Boakai and Members of the Cabinet will sign the Book of Condolence.The President Pro-Tempore and Members of the Senate will sign the Book of Condolence from 10:35 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives from 11:05 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.At 11:35 a.m. to 11:55 a.m., His Honor the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia will sign the Book of Condolence.From 12:00 noon to 12:25 p.m., the Doyen and Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps will sign the Book of Condolence, followed by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General and Heads of International Organizations.Former Heads of State, Vice Presidents and Officials of Government will be ushered in to sign the Book of Condolence from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., followed by Prelates and Members of the Clergy from 1:05 p.m. to 1:25 p.m.Heads of Public Corporations, Autonomous Agencies, Bureaus and Commissioners will follow from 1:30 p.m. to 1:55 p.m.From 2:00 p.m. to 2:25 p.m., Senior Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will sign the Book of Condolence followed by other officials of government from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.Heads of Political Parties, Civil Society Organizations, Business Houses, and the General Public will have an opportunity to sign the Book of Condolence, in that order, from 2:50 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_img0Shares0000Hard worker: Wayne Rooney in action for DC United © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Patrick McDermottWASHINGTON, United States, Aug 15 – With Major League soccer still buzzing over Wayne Rooney’s late-game exploits in DC United’s Sunday win over Orlando, the former England star said Tuesday he’s not in North America on holiday.“I understand people might get frustrated when they see players coming over maybe a bit later in their career, but that’s for me to show with performances that I’m not here just to be on holiday,” Rooney, 32, told the Washington Post. “I’m here to work, and I’ll have plenty of time when I finish playing to enjoy myself and have holidays.”Rooney’s work ethic was on full display on Sunday, after Orlando broke out following a United corner in the fifth minute of stoppage time in a game that looked set to finish 2-2With United goalkeeper David Ousted stranded upfield, Orlando’s Will Johnson advanced past halfway with an empty net ahead of him.Rooney raced half the length of the field to win the ball, then launched a long ball into the area met by Luciano Acosta, who nodded home the game winner in the fifth minute of injury time.“Seeing a player like Wayne make that effort and run all the way back and make that tackle, put in that work – it motivates all of us, especially with the euphoria of the game,” Acosta said.Rooney, England and Manchester United’s all-time record goalscorer, confirmed his move to MLS in June after a season with Everton in the Premier League.His exploits on Sunday went some way toward keeping DC United’s slim MLS Cup playoff hopes alive.Although they remain rooted to the foot of the standings with 21 points from 20 games, they have several games in hand over the teams above them and aren’t yet out of the running.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

first_imgReports suggest Tottenham are ready to offer Burnley £12million for striker Danny Ings.The 23-year-old’s contract at Turf Moor runs out in July but Spurs are making a move now to beat other rivals to his signature.But how would Mauricio Pochettino’s side look with the Clarets frontman line up, would he play alongside his England Under-21 teammate, Harry Kane?Below, here at talkSPORT, we have selected a number of starting line-ups for Tottenham with Ings in the squad.  Ings and Kane 1center_img How would you line up Pochettino’s side with Ings in the squad?last_img read more

first_imgBelfast Christmas Markets, City Square.Arena 7 have launched their annual Christmas shopping trip to Belfast, which will take place on Saturday, November 22nd.The hugely popular trip departs Arena7 at 8.30am on Saturday morning with a day packed with shopping, drinks and food.The itinerary for the day is outlined in more detail below. • Depart Arena7 at 8.30pm• Arrive in Benedicts of Belfast Hotel for Breakfast at 10.30am.• Shopping until 4.30pm• Cocktails at Benedicts of Belfast until 5.30pm • Depart Belfast at 5.30pm• Arrive in Arena7 for 4 Course Dinner at 7.30pm• Cost €60ppCall us today on 0749128853 or follow the link http://www.arena7.ie/christmasshoppingIf you’re interested in the brilliant details outlined above out then call us on 0749128853 or email sales@arena7.ie JOIN ARENA 7 ON THEIR FANTASTIC ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING TRIP TO BELFAST was last modified: November 3rd, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Arena 7BelfastBusinessCHristmasFeaturesnewsshoppinglast_img read more

first_imgWhat do you do with a cowlick?Very very few gentlemen pass through the doors of Mavericks Traditional Barbershop who are not sporting some form of a cowlick! They think that they are in the minority and there is nothing you can do with it! A cowlick is a tuft of hair that shoots up or grows in a different direction than the rest of the hair. Cowlicks are visible and common among men since men usually have short hair, so any stray or errant lock is easily visible. Cowlicks are normally located around the fringe or crown of the head, but can appear anywhere really.Most guys have to deal with a cowlick that just will not stay down. Fortunately, there are various ways to keep a cowlick down. The first step is knowing where the cowlick is. Identify your cowlickSounds easy, but still has to be done. You can easily identify a cowlick since it is characterized by a swirl of hair going in the opposite direction to the rest of the hair. In a lot of cases, a cowlick appears right on the front of the head, over the forehead.What to do with itSome guys just accept it and don’t do anything with it. Usually because they are told for so long that there is nothing you can do with it. Well if you have the right barber and happy to work with him(her) you can disguise the cowlick or even use it to your advantage in a number of ways.There are various hairstyles suitable for men with cowlicks. The simple option is to shave it down into a tight hair cut, so that it is no longer visible. A great option that suits most guys is a messy look on top tapered to whatever you like on the sides.While you can also have the side parting that curves over the front to cut it out which is a very popular and slick looking option, or a favourite of mine is the Jamie Vardy where the fringe is tapered in tight and continues out to a spiked style on top.Jamie VardyProducts to use.Products can make various hairstyles possible. Hair pomade is good for keeping spiky styles in place. There is nothing better on the market for this than Layrite pomade. It’s the Rolls Royce of hair products for men. For more advice on cowlicks or any hairstyle call into us on lower Main Street Letterkenny, we guarantee great haircuts in a classic barbershop environment. Also follow us on FacebookMEN’S GROOMING WITH MAVERICK BARBERS? CONTROL THAT COWLICK! was last modified: July 5th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:cowlickmavericks traditional barbersmen’s hairlast_img read more

first_img 20 20 20 =5) Kyle Walker (ENG) – 33.5 km/h 20 20 In case you didn’t know; Football is coming home, Lionel Messi is already home and Joe Hart never left home.But the main feature of every game has been the pace at which the games are played, owing to the speed of the players themselves.In South Africa eight years ago, games were tight and cagey affairs.Spaces were limited and it became very difficult for players to thrive.However, there has been space aplenty in Russia and players have made the most of it.So just who has been the quickest player at the World Cup? Scroll down to find out. 20 The FIFA World Cup in Russia has been an absolute spectacle so far.There have been twists, turns, surprises and moments for fans to cherish at every single opportunity. 20 20 =13) Johan Mojica (COL) – 33.1 km/h =13) Mathew Leckie (AUS) – 33.1 km/h 20 =13) Bartosz Bereszynski (POL) – 33.1 km/h 20 =13) Robbie Kruse (AUS) – 33.1 km/h 20 =7) Heechan Hwang (SKR) – 33.3 km/h =7) Aleksandr Golovin (RUS) – 33.3 km/h =7) Hirving Loazno (MEX) – 33.3 km/h 20 =7) Dani Carvajal (ESP) – 33.3 km/h =1) Ante Rebic (CRO) – 34 km/h 3. Luis Advincula (PER) – 33.8 km/h =5) Jesse Lingard (ENG) – 33.5 km/h =7) Marquinhos (BRA) – 33.3 km/h 4. Santiago Arias (COL) – 33.6 km/h 20 20 20 20 20 =13) Raheem Sterling (ENG) – 33.1 km/h =13) Marcus Rashford (ENG) – 33.1 km/h 20 20 =13) Juan Cuadrado (COL) – 33.1 km/h =7) Maciej Rybus (POL) – 33.3 km/h 20 =1) Cristiano Ronaldo (POR) – 34km/hlast_img read more

first_imgVincent Kompany has officially been at Manchester City for a decade.The Belgium international was signed by Mark Hughes from Hamburg on August 22, 2008, shortly before Sheikh Mansour bought the club. 21 Joined: 2004 after coming through the youth set-up (437 appearances) 21 Joined: 2007 from Leeds United for £1million (161 appearances) Brighton and Hove Albion – Lewis Dunk Joined: 2011 after coming through the youth set-up (206 appearances) possible standings Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Joined: 2010 after coming through the youth set-up (234 appearances) Latest Premier League News 21 21 Joined: 2011 from Leeds United for £1.5million (295 appearances) 21 silverware Cardiff City – Aaron Gunnarsson REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Southampton – James Ward-Prowse Joined: 2009 from Wigan Athletic for £16million (330 appearances) Manchester United – Antonio Valencia Joined: 2012 after coming through the youth set-up (143 appearances) Joined: 2008 from Cardiff City for £5million (333 appearances) How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Joined: 2010 from Walsall for £250,000 (336 appearances) 21 21 Vincent Kompany signed for Manchester City on Aug 22, 2008 21 Joined: 2011 from Sunderland for £20million (282 appearances) Fulham – Marcus Bettinelli West Ham United – Mark Noble Joined: 2004 from Dundee for £750,000 (403 appearances) Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener 21 21 Joined: 2010 from Sigma Olomouc for £5.2million (4 appearances) Joined: 2010 from Cork City for £90,000 (51 appearances) While a host of glamorous names were linked with the club, the Belgium international dug his heels in to quickly become a fan favourite and club captain under Roberto Mancini.After Pablo Zabaleta left for West Ham United in 2017, the 32-year-old became the club’s longest-serving player.With an abundance of riches on offer and an almost completely flexible market for players to move, loyalty can sometimes be hard to find.However, there are still some players who have remained with their clubs right through thick and thin. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won 21 21 Joined: 2011 after coming through the youth set-up (93 appearances) Joined: 2008 from Hamburg for £7.5million (335 appearances) AFC Bournemouth – Marc Pugh Joined: 2010 from Hereford United on a free transfer (309 appearances) 21 smart causal Joined: 2013 from Manchester City on a free (168 appearances) REVEALED Watford – Troy Deeney 21 Huddersfield Town – Tommy Smith 21 Tottenham Hotspur – Danny Rose Manchester City – Vincent Kompany Newcastle United – Paul Dummett Joined: 2007 from Sheffield United for £4million (378 appearances) Everton – Phil Jagielka 21 gameday 21 ALTERED Liverpool – Jordan Henderson 21 Leicester City – Kasper Schmeichel Chelsea – Tomas Kalas Crystal Palace – Julian Speroni How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Find out who is the current longest-serving player at your Premier League player by simply scrolling down!Arsenal – Aaron Ramsey 21 Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Burnley – Kevin Long Wolverhampton Wanderers – Matt Doherty Joined: 2011 from Coventry City on a free transfer (258 appearances) 21 NEW ERA 21 Joined: 2010 from Bohemians for £75,000 (197 appearances)last_img read more

first_imgThe young cast of a top music show were out over the weekend in Letterkenny, Ballybofey, Donegal Town, Stranorlar, before finishing at Finn Park during half time promoting the Butt Drama Club’s upcoming summer youth musical ‘I LOVE THE 80’s’It’s on at the Balor Arts Centre in Ballybofey, from Tuesday the 23rd to Saturday the 27th of August. Said organiser Gordon Lucas: “As a club we’ve done this now for three years to really just give local kids something good to do during the summer holidays. It’s also a way of developing new talent and encouraging interest in the arts.”Tickets for the show are on sale now.DDTV VIDEO: CAST OF ‘I LOVE THE 80s’ HIT THE STREETS was last modified: August 14th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:balor arts theatrebutt drama clubI love the 80slast_img read more

first_imgSEARCH teams will today comb 3o square kilometres of countryside in and around Glencolmcille in a bid to find missing American tourist Kelly Jones.The last confirmed sighting of red-headed Kelly, from Georgia, was 11am last Saturday. Someone matching her description was possibly seen later that same day hiking in the area.The 41-year-old had been in Co Donegal for ten days and is a keen hiking enthusiast. Last night volunteers from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team as well as local people and Coastguard personnel searched outhouses and ditches in and around the Glen for any sign of the American woman.Today more teams – again supported by the Sligo Coastguard helicopter, will search a vast area from the Beefan and Garveross Mountain north of Glencolmkille to Sliabh Liag to the south.Local people say Kelly Jones was seen out and about walking in the area since her arrival just under a fortnight ago for a hiking holiday in countryside which attracts tourists from all over the world.She is said to have a ready smile and cheery attitude and was staying at the hostel at the Malinmore adventure centre, a couple of kilometres from Glen, not far from the not disused local Ostan. All her belongings were left there – sparking fears that something terrible may have happened to her.“We pray she is all right,” said one local man at the Naomh Colmcille GAA club where volunteers have been laying on soup and sandwiches for the search teams.“We are hoping for the best, but fearing the worst at this stage. We have looked everywhere up there.”Mountain Rescue spokesman Brian Murray said today’s search will focus on a wide area again.“We’ve searched everywhere you can as a team and the helicopter has looked everywhere else,” he said. “We will keep on going and hopefully Kelly will be found.”VANISHED: MYSTERY OF ‘SMILING’ AMERICAN TOURIST KELLY was last modified: September 20th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GlencolmcilleGlencolmkillemissing american tourist Kelly Jonessearchlast_img read more