Month: February 2020

Adults’ Responsibilities for the 5th commandment

Dear BPCWAians, We have seen that Christian children and young people must be on guard against being part of the global trend of leading public protests to demand for action on certain agenda. We also saw the error of some world leaders fawning over their actions. TIME magazine’s cover calls this “the power of youth”. We saw last week how the Christian young person ought

Children Responding Through the 5th Commandment

Dear BPCWAians, Having seen that it is not a positive spiritual sign when children lead and are made leaders, and a global wave of young teenagers demonstrating so as to have their voices heard, expecting their demands to be met through activism, we need to ask then – what if there is indeed a genuinely valid issue noted by the young to be addressed? What

When children lead

Dear BPCWAians, We saw last week regarding how TIME magazine has well described the trend in the generation today, “Never have the young been so assertive or so articulate, so well educated or so worldly. Predictably, they are a highly independent breed, and—to adult eyes—their independence has made them highly unpredictable.” Quoting TIME magazine, “This is not just a new generation, but a new kind

“Not a new generation, but a new kind of generation”

Dear BPCWAians, In 2019, TIME magazine named as its “Person of the Year” a 16 year old girl who was a climate change activist. This made her the youngest individual ever selected for this prominent position. Her name is not important, it is what the young represent that I want to discuss in this pastoral. Commenting on how a teenager was selected for this eminent