A Faith for Today

Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Kent as in Europe, Africa, Australia, South America and throughout the world, Bahá’ís are working to usher-in the long-promised Era …

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[11 Oct 2016 ]
Last Continental Bahá’í Temple nears completion

The upcoming completion of a Bahá’í Temple in South America will mark an important milestone in the History of the Bahá’í Faith. On completion of this edifice, continental Bahá’í Houses of worship will have been located on the five continents of the Earth together with temples marking three other geographically important regions: Panama, Australia and – representing the important Island cultures – Western Samoa.
This Continental House of Worship, located on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile:
” …uses light for its spiritual and design inspiration. Its billowing, structurally robust form won a …

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[27 Jan 2014 ]
The Power of our Junior Youth

“We are here as a group of friends striving to help one another be better and to help those around us.” 
This was the purpose of a group of Junior Youth, ages 11-14 that came together for the long weekend.  From 9 in the morning to 7 at night, this vibrant group of individuls proved that they can make a difference.  The middle schoolers studied a text about someone their age going through similar questions in their lives.  They discussed what their talents are and what they want to do when …

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[27 Jan 2014 ]
Kent welcomes presentation on the Baha’i Fast

Whether you are preparaing for your first Baha’i Fast, have fasted for years, or are just simply curious about the Baha’i Fast, you are sure to be pleased from this presentation.
Deborah Walters, a Doctor of Naturopathy, will be visiting the Kent area and discussing her new book, The Supreme Remedy.  The book discusses how to purify and energize soul, mind and body during the Baha’i Fast.  Her book offers such chapters as “A Prescription for Today’s World,” “Fasting for the Body,” and “Alternatives for Those Who Cannot Fast.”
From Walter’s website: “In this …

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[30 Jun 2010 ]
Bahai Reference Library

The distinct bounty of having a revelation that is so young, and after the release of printable media and regular notation is that the Baha’is have the ability to read the words of Baha’u’llah and Abdu’l-Baha, the stories of the early believers in Iran, the many letters penned by Shoghi Effendi and Abdu’l-Baha, as well as other accounts and passages written by authors before, during, and after Baha’u’llah declared His Mission. Many of these works, and others, have been provided online, and it is a very useful site for seekers …

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[15 Mar 2010 ]
World Peace and the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’u’lláh counsels mankind:
“Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.”
The Bahá’í Writings delineate a practical and new relationship between the nations and peoples of the world.  While a prisoner first in Adrianople and later in Akka (Palestine) Bahá’u’lláh wrote the the Kings and Rulers of the world summoning them to the call of God and stressing the opportunities which it was in the power of these rulers and leaders to sieze.  He called on them to bend their energies to the establishment of true religion, just …