Georgia Thomas is an evangelist. She spent
the last year and a half taking the gospel specifically to her
family who came from a legacy of Christian heritage. She is an
ordained minister and is involved in prison ministry, volunteer
at various ministries at home and abroad. She is a teacher of
the gospel and an excellent instructor for new believers. She is
a gifted speaker and her heart is in evangelism. She is
available for speaking engagements in the United States and
Contact Georgia at:
Current issue effecting
Crime is on the increase
The government currently is new - pray for
Farmland is now becoming commercial
property and much of the island produce is being imported
There is now crime occurring at an
alarming rate in the school system
The believers do not speak up at the
injustices on the island - too much passivity
The church has fallen back significantly -
American influence has saturated the services
The youth no longer attend church as in
Casinos are now spread out throughout the
island from shore to shore
There is an increase in occult and new
age activities stemming from visitors to the island
Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%,
Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, other 12%
Profile of Barbados:
Barbados is an exquisite
island, located in the Atlantic Ocean 59� 37' West and 13� 04'
North of the Equator. It is the most easterly in the Caribbean
island chain, lying approximately 160.9 kilometers to the west
of it's nearest neighbor, St. Vincent, and approximately 463
kilometers north-east of the South American mainland.
It is mostly a flat coral
island with many beaches, a few rolling hills, deep ridges and
gullies. The island is 34 kilometers long and 23 kilometers wide
with an area of approximately 430 square kilometers. The highest
point is located at Mt. Hillaby, St. Andrew, one of the island's
eleven (11) parishes.
indicates that Arawak Indians inhabited Barbados prior to the
settlement of the English at Holetown in 1625. Until 1966, when
Barbados became an independent nation, it was a British colony.
The Parliament in Barbados, which dates from 1639, is the third
oldest in the world.
His Excellency Sir
Clifford Husbands is the Governor General. The Right Honorable
David J. H. Thompson is the Prime Minister and the Honorable Mia
Mottley is the Leader of the opposition. Barbados has a long
tradition of political and social stability, which enables a
stable and democratic system of Government making it one of the
most stable locations in the world for business.
Bridgetown, the capital,
is situated in the south-west in the parish of St. Michael. It
is the centre of sophisticated international telecommunication
services, and superior infrastructure. This city plays host to
the Securities Exchange of Barbados (SEB), offshore companies
and a modern deep-water harbor. Other major towns are
Speightstown and Holetown in the North and Oistins in the South
of the island.
The climate is sunny all
year round with an average daytime high of 75o � 85o
F. The coolest months are usually from January to April, while
the hottest are July to September. The atmosphere is cooled by
prevailing gentle northeast tradewinds. Its climatic conditions
and geographical make-up help to boost Barbados as a dream
Tourism plays a vital role
in the Barbadian economy, since it is a major contributor to
foreign exchange earnings. There are many places of interest
especially the Harrison's Cave, one of the finest cave systems
in the world. The principal crop like other Caribbean islands is
At the end of the last
census in 2000, Barbados' resident population was 270,700
persons, 92% of whom are of African descent and the other 8% are
white, or mixed.
The language spoken is
English, and education is compulsory from ages 5�16. Barbados
boasts of a 97% literacy rate. A highly religious community, 70%
of the population is Anglican, Catholic, Methodist and Moravian.
The other 30% are affiliated with other denominations.