Monthly Archives: July 2014

Pathways – Pulling money out of thin air

When our son John was just two years old one of my favorite tricks was to pull a loonie out of his ear. You know the trick – it really is easy to do – especially with a two year old. You say you have nothing in your hand (but you secretly have it hidden…

Deacons Ordination

The Deacons Board and Joint Board have given their approval for the ordination of Grace Chow and Andrew Tung as deacons. The next step is to seek approval from the church membership. Ballots were distributed during the last few Sundays. If you did not pick up your ballot, it has been mailed to you. If…

Pathways – Let the Children come…

Jesus said, “let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” When he had placed his hands on them,he went on from there. (Matthew 19:14,15) I’ve never been part of a church that doesn’t have children join in worship, until I came…

Pathways – Peace Amid the Storm

Early this week, I was monitoring the updates on what’s happening in the Philippines, where thousands of Filipinos were bracing for another strong storm that’s due to hit the country in a matter of hours. Haunted by last year’s devastating storm, hundreds of thousands of Filipinos fled their homes, especially in those disaster-prone areas where…

Pathways – Who is the Master?

Several years ago, when my wife and I were newlyweds, we dog-sat for some friends one weekend. Sydney was the most adorable, friendly, and bright-eyed little Yorkshire Terrier we had ever seen. We thought dog-sitting would be a snap.   But that weekend was a nightmare. When we took Sydney out for walks, she never…

Pathways – God’s Word and Big Ben

Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight in in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams…