Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pathways – May the Lord not find us hard hearted

Hudson Taylor, missionary to China, tells the story of how he was traveling in a Chinese junk with his son and a young Chinese named Peter.    Hudson was working in his cabin when all of a sudden he heard a loud splash.  He rushed onto the deck to discover that Peter had fallen headfirst into…

Pathways – Hold high the torch!

This past week the torch relay for the Pan-Am games passed through our small town.  People of all ages lined the street to see a local athlete run by them carrying a torch.  It is of course, a great way to advertise the games and generate interest in the whole event. As I read of…

Missions Month!

JUNE IS MISSION MONTH June 6 – Toronto Chinese Mission Fair | Dr. Gary Nelson (Sunday mornings) June 7 – Rev. Joseph Mok | Missions Possible | Acts 16:6-10 June 14 – Rev. Lawrence Fung | GO International June 21 – Rev. Tom Cullen | Luke 10:25-37 June 28 – Mr. Graham Watt | Power…

Pathways – On the Rock or drowning at sea?

One of my favorite illustrations about the church’s mission comes from the founder of the Salvation Army, William Booth.  I’ve shared it with you before in a sermon but it bears repeating.   In his sermon entitled, “Who Cares?” William Booth tells of a dream he had.  It was more of a nightmare really – a…

Pathways – Touched by an angel

Do you know Martha Williamson?  You may not know her name but you have probably seen one of her television shows.  She began her career as a script writer for Carol Burnett and Walt Disney.  She has won 5 Emmys and 2 Golden Globe awards.  But beyond all that she is a strong Christian who…