by Rev. Dr. Carlton C. Wu
This book is a true story of the authorís life and works. The main purpose for writing this book is to glorify God for His wonderful love and guidance in his life.
The first part of the book describes the authorís early life in China. It was the period of war between China and Japan and then the National Communists. He had to move from place to place. His familyís poverty made it impossible for him to attend school. With the assistance of the Lutheran Church, he was able to attend middle school and eventually came to the United States.
In 1958 he was asked to be the pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Champlain and Rouses Point, New York. He served in the church for thirty-seven years. In his book, he points out the things he did that brought him joy and happiness and told the reasons why he served so long in the same church. He had a happy ministry. He said if he had another life to live, he would enter into the ministry again. It is an honor and privilege to serve God.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The author was born at Ru-Yang, Henan, China, south of the Yellow River, on April 12, 1925. He married Miss Irene (Ai-Ping) Hsueh in 1954 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They have a daughter, Princia, who is also a minister. Mrs. Wu died on September 17, 1991, and Rev. Wu was married to Miss Hong Fang Zhu on September 11, 1994, in Rouses Point, New York. They have one son, Carlton Jr., who was born on December 26, 2002.
Rev. Wu received his bachelor of arts degree from Hangchow Christian College in China in 1949, a Th.B. degree from Boston University School of Theology in 1954, a Th.M. degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1956, and a D.Min. degree from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, in 1979.
He served as pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Champlain and Rouses Point from 1958 to 1995. After his retirement, he was elected by the General Assembly of the United Presbyterian Church to serve as a member of the National Committee on Self-Development of People for seven years. He had the opportunity to see the major cities in this country and also meet Presbyterian Church leaders form all parts of the United States. It was a happy and rewarding period of his ministry.
(2007, paperback, 32 pages)
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