July 27th, 2017

Defending and Dismantling the Buggery Law Sloppily?

by Clinton Chisholm

Two respected clergy colleagues have gone public in support of decriminalizing buggery. These are my former UTCWI lecturer in Psychology, Dr. Howard Gregory, Anglican Lord Bishop of Jamaica and my JTS classmate and former boss Dr. Garnett Roper. President of …

June 11th, 2017

Chuck Challenges the Church’s Old Teachings

by Clinton Chisholm

church old teachings

I have read that our Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck has suggested that parliamentarians should tackle the Church about its adherence to centuries old moral teaching from the Bible, but I refuse to believe the report.

No lawyer of Mr. Chuck’s …

June 11th, 2017

For Public Speakers and Singers

by Clinton Chisholm

public speaking and singing

For many years now I have been troubled by the pronunciation howlers I hear from people who ought to know better. Such persons include Prime Ministers and other Parliamentarians, Parsons, Lawyers, Doctors, Lecturers/Teachers, radio and TV personnel and company Executives.…

June 11th, 2017

Leadership Slackness in State and Church

by Clinton Chisholm


The recent reports of elected parliamentarians who regularly miss meetings, at times without offering an apology galls me.

In my experience as a Pastor and talking informally with other Pastors, this slackness is rampant also in church leadership circles. Add …

February 16th, 2017

Henry Garrett and White Myths

by Clinton Chisholm

white myth

There is, among some white folk, the view that, once you think of ancient Africa (or modern Africa for people like Garrett) you think of a monolithic primitive society and of ‘savages’. Ignorance is commingled with ethnocentric or racist arrogance …

February 10th, 2017

Shoddy Arguments About Blacks in History

by Clinton Chisholm

blacks in history

Afrocentrism and Black consciousness are necessary as correctives to white myth-making ventures and as means of enlightenment for Blacks though, at times, there needs to be greater linguistic care in some of the assertions made during the corrective project. We …