Monthly Archives: August 2014

Pathways – The blessedness of possessing nothing

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:3) One of my all-time favourite books is The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer.  In that book he has a chapter entitled, “The blessedness of possessing nothing”.  In his usual perceptive way he addresses our problem with “things” at the…

Brunch ‘n Bunch – Sept 7th @ 11:15am

Come out on Sept. 7 after the morning service (11:15am) at the SCBC building’s north lawn area. It’ll be a great time to reconnect and enjoy the blessings of sharing our garden’s harvest and homemade breads. If you have garden harvest to share or can bake breads to share, please let Mandy Ho know by…

Pathways – Be on your guard against greed

Jesus said, “Watch out!  Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”   (Luke 12:15) In the mid 1980’s Ivan Boesky was making millions of dollars in the stock market.  He wrote a book about his success, was featured on the front page…

Pathways – What is your faith costing you?

“I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.” (2 Samuel 24:24) What is your faith costing you?  Of course there is nothing to pay for the gift of eternal life.  It wouldn’t be a gift if there was something we had to do to earn it.  But that…

**CANCELLED** RECRUITING ALL TALENT

**CANCELLED** SORRY – due to low turn out of talent, SCBC Variety Talent Show have been CANCELLED For more information about the event please visit: http://en.scbc.com/event/talent-show/

Pathways – How much should I give?

I recently heard of a pastor who was teaching about giving.  He emphasized the fact that when it comes to giving what is important is that we give our whole self to God.  To illustrate his point he placed an offering plate on the floor, stepped into it (he must have had very small feet!)…