Keeping the Other Six Days Holy

Dr. James Kalong OTS Much has been said and written about keeping the Sabbath and Sunday holy. The Sabbath/Sunday observances in the Judeo-Christian traditions are conceptually similar, yetthey are also distinctively different: Sabbath is the Jewish “holy” day observed through both worship and rest on Saturday, whereas Sunday is the Lord’s Day for Christians to […]

Sabbath (Sunday) in Today’s Reality

Alole Tsuhah Social Worker, Miqlat Ministry Sabbath may mean differently to different people and as Christians, our approach to observing Sabbath varies. In this article, I’m referring Sabbath to Sunday. For many, Sunday could be attending Church and worshipping, rest from daily chores and activities. At times, Sundays are also set aside for cleaning the […]

The Lord’s Day: A Day of Rest and Worship

“There are six days when you may work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, a day of sacred assembly. You are not to do any work; wherever you live, it is a Sabbath to the Lord.” (Leviticus 23: 3) Rev. Rumatho Executive Secretary, Pochury Baptist Church Council Taking for granted that the […]

Coffee Shop on Sunday

Lichan Humtsoe My dad was a police his entire life and had to work on Sundays, Christmas, Mothers’ Day, Fathers’ Day, Good Friday, etc. Same goes with my sister who works in the hospital attending to sick people even on Sundays, and growing up as a kid this has kept me ever confused because I […]

Sabbath-keeping: A life-giving practice

Rev. Dr. Ellen K. Jamir Sabbath-keeping or observing Christian Sunday or “the day of the Lord,”is an important practice for those of us who profess to be believers or Christians. It is a practice that has taken various forms in the course of our faith history. Different denominations exist in our world today and although […]

The Sanctity of Sunday and Monday Morning Worship

Rev. Dr. Chekrovei Cho-o Prologue: “Sunday Closure” in Dimapur has been a topic of debate as well as a matter of practical confusion among the Christians without any concrete conclusion thus far. This article is not a solution either but a humble attempt to throw in further light on the issue towards a better understanding […]

EASTER – THE POWER OF POWERLESS

Rev. Dr. WatiLongchar Easter is a day of great jubilation and it is the most important event in the Christian calendar. It is the day when God in Christ decisively revealed that in Jesus we have become conquerors in our battle against sin, death and evil. From the eyes of the world, Jesus was a […]

Sabbath and Sunday

Rev. Dr. Ezamo Murry Each of these two holy days is important to the two Judeo – Christian faiths – Judaism and Christianity. The command to observe Sabbath is one of the Decalogue. It was given as a day of complete rest, a day of no work and no travelling. It was to make the […]

Sunday for the Health Professionals

Dr. Viu Meru “And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made” […]

Sabbath and Sunday- What did the Early Christians observe?

Zavi-i Nisa Galho, the Angami delicacy known to many is a stew. Originally, a vegetable stew, where Ga means vegetables and lho means cooked or cooking. In present times, this delicacy- Galho has been modified in varied ways by people according to their own tastes, yet they still give the name Galho. The interpretation of […]

Sabbath and Ten Commandments

Dr. Sashipokim Jamir OTS, Dimapur Introduction: Tom Peters writes, “If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention” (Peters, 1987).1 In recent times, Nagas have been going through some sort of confusion or perhaps, should I say paying attention over the issue of observing Sabbath (or Sunday) in our context. This confusion actually is not bad […]

The Promise to send 10,000 missionaries to world missions

The Promise to send 10,000 missionaries to world missions

Rev. Alemmeren, missionary speaking at the launching of the GO Movement held at Dimapur from October 4 to 7, 2018.   Sinai Ministry The Nagaland Baptist Churches Council (NBCC) during a conference held at Pfütsero, Phek district made a covenant to send 10,000 missionaries to the world missions. It was in the year 1977.   […]

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