The change in religious views ( the spiritual baptists are bgeing persecutted and are being encouraged to convert to roman catholicism).
The change in the behaviour of the man in council Ivan Morton.
The change in bee who decides to break the law banning worship in the "true" spiritual baptist way.
The change in the village. The presence of Thea Sri an soldiers brings about many negative changes e.g dishonesty from villagers (Mitchell), prostitution became prevalent and the increased cash flow which was seen as easy money for the bonasse people.
The change is the villages' hero bolo. He goes from being a favorite of the community to a pest who is shot in the end and is seen as the sacrifice.
The ban on spiritual baptist worship is removed at the end.
The spirit from the church is lost but was found in the steel bands.