• Andrew Chan

    Contributing sermons since May 17, 2001
Andrew's church

Richmond Chinese Evangelical Free Church
richmond, *Province/Other V6Y 2V4
604 231-0512

About Andrew
  • Education: MA from WTS now Providence Seminary, Otterburne, MB MRE from Canadian Theological Seminary, Regina, Saskatchewan BA from University of Winnipeg, Wpg., Manitoba
  • Experience: Pastor of English Ministries, Richmond Chinese Evangelical Free Church, Richmond, BC 2006 - present. Senior pastor of Grace International Baptist, Vancouver, BC 2002-2004 Senior pastor of Pilgrim Baptist, Vancouver, BC 1998 - 2001 Pastor of Calgary Faith Mennonite, Calgary, AN 1992-1997 Assistant pastor of Calgary Chinese Alliance, Calgary, AB 1991-1992 Pastoral Intern, Fort Richmond Assembly, Winnipeg, MB 1988-1989
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: May God use them to encourage you to a passionate drive to love Him who gave us more than we can ask or imagine. I have borrowed much from others, as they enriched me, I trust you will use whatever is there to help and enrich others in Christ.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Freedom series I heard from Larry Crabb.
  • Family: My wife and I have four children.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She’s always so encouraging!
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Just stick to one big idea
  • Books that have had an impact: Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey. Knowing the Face of God by Tim Stafford. Desiring God by John Piper. The Roots of the Righteous by AW Tozer. The Spirit of the Disciplines by Dallas Willard. The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning. The Kingdom of God is a Party by Tony Campolo.
  • Hobbies: Golfing, badminton, play with my kids! Enjoy most sports - field hockey, racquet sports, soccer, baseball etc. Love to watch most sports esp. Major League Baseball (Toronto Blue Jays), NBA, my kids play basketball.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I fainted
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  • Beer Commercials And Community

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2010

    BEER COMMERCIALS AND COMMUNITY Beer commercials do not really sell beer. Have you seen how they really sell "living it up with others" or what Christians call "community"? Do they not sell good looking people partying with other good looking people? Even the losers in those commercials all of a more

  • World Cup Community

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2010

    WORLD CUP COMMUNITY I am convinced that the greatest need of our time is genuine community. For instance, I see it oozing out in the World Cup of soccer. I am seeing people spending money buying vuvuzuelas--you know, those plastic ugly-sounding horns which sound like bees buzzing--and blowing more

  • Will The Da Vinci Code Drive Millions Away From ...

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2006

    “Will The Da Vinci Code drive millions away from the historic Christian faith?” asks Phil Cooke, a media expert. “Doubtful,” he says. “The Barna Research Group reported that less than one-tenth of 1% of the people who watched ‘The Passion of the Christ’ actually accepted Christ as a result of more

  • If The Numbers Are Correct In A Recent Poll ...

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2006

    If the numbers are correct in a recent poll (Apr. 2006) conducted by Ipsos Reid, CanWest News, already one in 5 Canadians more

  • Batman Begins" Movie Has A Scene In It That I ...

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2005

    "Batman Begins" movie has a scene in it that I like – Bruce Wayne aka Batman puts on the playboy act—meant to keep people from connecting him with the crusading hero Batman— Wayne’s girlfriend from his past and now a zealous district attorney, saw all that and relates her disappointment in what more