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On This Journey Together

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 15:43 -- George Robertson

My copy of the September Presbyterian Record arrived today.  The cover story is on Canada Youth 2012 held this past July at Brock University.

This coming Sunday, September 16 at our 9 and 11 am services one of our Knox young people, Evan Siegner, will be talking about his experiences at CY12.  Evan's story is a story you need to hear!

The Moderator of the 2012 General Assembly, the Rev. Dr. John Vissers, makes the case for why you need to come and listen deeply to Evan's story this Sunday.  Here's the link to his article in the Record.

An amazing weekend

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 11:44 -- George Robertson

My weekend was simply amazing.  Jan and I had the privilege of being with the Glenbrook church family in Erin Mills South in Mississauga as they celebrated their 40th Anniversary.  33 years ago this past summer I was appointed by the Board of World Mission to what was called second phase church extension ministry with the Glenbrook congregation.  For close to 6¾ years we shared in the joys and challenges of church life and ministry.

On the Saturday evening we heard the Mayor of Mississauga, Hazel McCallion, a 91 year old dynamo, speak of her Christian faith and

A Passionate Woodturner

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 10:04 -- George Robertson

The recent Olympic Games in London featured in every award ceremony the music of Vangelis from the 1980 Oscar winning movie ‘Chariots of Fire.’

The movie depicts a true story from the 1924 Paris Olympics featuring two British athletes.  Harold Abrahams is driven by self belief.  Eric Liddell is driven by faith.

In one segment of the movie Liddell tells his sister, “When I run, I feel his [God’s] pleasure.”


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