First commercial movie screened | DECEMBER 28

On this day in 1895, the world’s first commercial movie screening takes place at the Grand Cafe in Paris. The film was made by...

Radio City Music Hall opens | DECEMBER 27

At the height of the Great Depression, thousands turn out for the opening of Radio City Music Hall, a magnificent Art Deco theater in New York City....

Colossians 1:17

He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. My husband invited a friend to church. After the service his friend said,...

Acts 3:13

The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus. In Christmas Every Day, William Dean Howells tells of a...

Bugsy Siegel opens Flamingo Hotel | DECEMBER 26

Well-known singer and comedian Jimmy Durante headlined the entertainment, with music by Cuban band leader Xavier Cugat. Some of Siegel’s Hollywood friends, including actors...

Isaiah 42:2-3

He will not shout or cry out, or raise his voice in the streets. A bruised reed he will not break. In winter, I often...

The Christmas Truce | DECEMBER 25

Just after midnight on Christmas morning, the majority of German troops engaged in World War I cease firing their guns and artillery and commence to sing Christmas carols....

Mother Shares Her Struggle

Flora Ieremia is a mother of 4, living with her husband in a house that belongs to her sister-in-law. All she wants for this Christmas...

Saunoaga o le Tala Faatatau Faaopoopo Muamua o le Tup

SAUNOAGA O LE TALA FAATATAU FAAOPO'OPO MUAMUA O LE TUPE 2018/2019  Lau Afioga i le Fofoga Fetalai ma le mamalu o le Palemene, E ia te...

First Supplementary Budget Address 2018/2019

BUDGET ADDRESS ON THE FIRST SUPPLEMENTARY BUDGET ESTIMATES 2018/19 Mr. Speaker and Honourable Members of Parliament, On behalf of the Government, I would like to table...

Luke 2:19

Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart During Oswald Chambers’ years at the Bible Training College in London (1911–15), he...

Soviet tanks roll into Afghanistan | DECEMBER 24

On December 24, 1979, the Soviet Union invades Afghanistan, under the pretext of upholding the Soviet-Afghan Friendship Treaty of 1978. As midnight approached, the Soviets organized a...

Job 1:21

The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised. Ann Voskamp’s book One Thousand Gifts encourages readers to search their lives each day for what the...

Van Gogh chops off ear | DECEMBER 23

On this day in 1888, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, suffering from severe depression, cuts off the lower part of his left ear with...

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me. My favorite football team...

First gorilla born in captivity | DECEMBER 22

On this day in 1956, a baby gorilla named Colo enters the world at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, becoming the first-ever gorilla born in...

Electric Power Corporation offers support for Pacific Games 2019

The Electric Power Corporation (EPC) is the first Government run agency to pledge its support for the upcoming Pacific Games through the signing of...

Samoa Commercial Bank Official Bank of Pacific Games

Samoa Commercial Bank (SCB) has stepped up as the first locally owned business to throw its support behind the hosting of the Pacific Games...

FEXCO Samoa is a Silver Sponsor for Pacific Games 2019

The agent for Western Union in Samoa, FEXCO and its subsidiary No1 Currency has joined the family of sponsors of the Pacific Games with...

Mark 1:15

  The kingdom of God has come near. Nearly every time an angel appears in the Bible, the first words he says are “Don’t be afraid!”...