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Stories by Shanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 12:15 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having travelled through three countries on her way to Jamaica from China, where she was pursuing a degree in agriculture engineering, Akara Goldson was left shocked and disoriented at the news that she could not board her final flight. The 24-...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2020 | 12:07 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

“Fear not, I the Lord am with you’ were the comforting words God said to me on February 2, 2019,” shared Akara Goldson of Islington, St Mary, as she began to recount an experience that took her from her home in Jamaica to a new country and culture...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 12:19 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Chantal Richards is a very private person, but if sharing her personal experience publicly means rescuing another person, then she is willing to go the extra mile. It began in late 2017, when she had a strong feeling that something was wrong. And...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 12:18 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The reward for good work is more work even in the Kingdom of Christ. When Roy Notice gave his life to the Lord at age 12, he had no idea that some years later, he would be the head of Jamaica’s largest Pentecostal denomination. Notice was recently...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2020 | 12:14 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Shanneika Pearce-Hewitt is still singing praises more than a month after what she described as the move of God that led to her husband’s miracle. Carefully citing the details of what would lead to being a near-fatal encounter for her dear spouse,...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:17 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

In a world full of distractions and temporal pleasures, young gospel artiste Orville Sutherland is encouraging himself and others to remain steadfast in their spiritual journey as Christians. The 2016 Jamaica Gospel Song finalist, who recently...

Published:Sunday | August 16, 2020 | 12:05 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

After heeding the instruction of the Lord to host live deliverance programmes on social media, Prophetess Shanika Sutton noted that many persons who sought prayer and intercession were in spiritual bondage. This captivity, she explained, ranged...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:08 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Heeding the direct instructions of God, Christian influencer Amoy Lawrence, who goes by the moniker The Anointed Writer, boldly hosted a conference exclusively tackling homosexuality and same-sex attractions within the Church and the trauma that...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2020 | 12:17 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having made the decision to redirect his energy from satanic practices in order to create a more positive atmosphere for his then unborn daughter, William Tyrone Jackson II of Pensacola, Florida, admitted that he still had no plan to turn to...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2020 | 12:16 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As early as diaper years, Williams Jackson II of Pensacola, Florida, knew he was marked for the supernatural. In fact, his calling was confirmed by what he and his family concluded to be an angel. “It all started when I was a little boy. I grew up...

Published:Sunday | July 12, 2020 | 12:07 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Melanie Moyston watched her life collapsed before her after she walked away from God in her earlier years. “My life was a mess, and I had to endure hardship through perseverance for change,” said Moyston, who says that the price of change is pain....

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2020 | 12:15 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

His exceptional academic profile at the time was not enough to cause young Teddy Jones to feel complete. And though he knew that he wasn’t quite whole, the reason for this, was to him, quite impalpable. Describing his excellence as mediocre...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:15 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having been through much shame and disappointment in her earlier years, Hilette Virgo vowed that she would always answer to the call of God, regardless of where it took her. But here she was, confused, remorseful, and seemingly wedged into what...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

SHARING IN the conversation around National Mental Health Month, which is recognised in May, the non-profit organisation Motivate Ja hosted a three-day online forum from May 25 to 27 dubbed ‘Mental Matters’. The organisation, which was launched as...

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2020 | 12:09 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

In unprecedented times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a season that has caught many off guard, Christian author and singer Angelisa Plummer is encouraging people to trust in God. In one of her most recent devotionals hosted on the Anointed...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2020 | 12:23 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Based on what she described as a fundamental belief that God created everyone with a seed of greatness, entrepreneur and consultant Sashell Hall is on a mission to help others to refine that which was planted within them. The 28-year-old plans to...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:08 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With February having been celebrated as the Month of Love, members of the group Pray for the Bride, a ministry campaign-turned-movement, embarked on a 21-day prayer challenge under the theme ‘Love Thy Neighbour’. The group, which began as a...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A Word from God is a life-changing event, most people would agree. For some, it sheds light on to the exciting blessings that are in store for you, and for others, like Leostone Morrison, it was a warning for the destruction that was ahead....

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