Pressing on despite challenging times is probably one of the most difficult tasks in life. However, choosing to continue is an act of hopefulness and requires our faithful response, wrote The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) General Secretary Rev Norbert Stephens in a recent UCJCI update.

In his message based on 1 Peter, he shared three ways to heed this call to continue: to do one’s duty in acts of Christian service; to be defiant in keeping the faith in the face of evil; and to be distinctive in worship and witness in persevering as persons of integrity. Read his full message here: