Message delivered to the Ontario Council and various EDAs March 2014
Good evening to the movers and shakers of this nation—you faithful optimists who have determined not to be shaped by the world but to shape the world. You who have chosen to devote your lives to making this world a better place for the next generation.
It’s always easiest to bring a challenging message to those who are already on your side. You who have…
Good Evening ladies and gentlemen. It is a great privilege to be able to gather together and to speak freely together about things that concern our nation, our children and our future. It is a great privilege to have Dr. Chris Kempling with us tonight. We also appreciate the musicians and singers who have taken the time to bless us with strengthening and encouraging song.
Psalms 94:16 Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will…
Good evening. Thank you to the organizers and to all you folks who took time out of your busy schedules to attend. Thank you to Vicki Gunn, our Executive Director and to the Ontario Provincial Council for arranging for this series of meetings across this great province. Thank you to all the Electoral District Association officers and directors hosting these meetings and to my billeting hosts and drivers who have been so gracious to share their homes and make sure I am delivered from place…
When Samson, the strongest man that ever lived, was taken captive by the Philistines, he was brought out to the people to be tortured as entertainment. He had already had his eyes put out and his legendary strength reduced to that of mere manhood. In many ways, his injuries and losses could be described as self-inflicted, for he had given in to the temptations of his godless and deceptive lover, Delilah. Following his passions and desires with no self-restraint, he had alienated his own…
(Remarks delivered by Rod Taylor at the CHP Ontario Council’s “Engaging Our Culture” event, Nov. 2, 2013, Mt. Elgin, Ontario)
I have been asked to speak on the topic: “The Makings of a successful Campaign”
What do we mean by a successful campaign? What kind of outcomes or results do we expect to see from a successful…
The following is the text of Rod Taylor’s nomination speech delivered to CHP members in the new federal riding of Skeena-Bulkley Valley on April 2nd, 2004
Good evening ladies and gentlemen, members of the board, members and guests of the CHP, fellow Canadians.
The word 'hero' (male) and 'heroine' (female) refers to characters (fictional or historical) that, in the face of danger and adversity or from a position of weakness, display courage and the will for self sacrifice – that is, heroism – for some greater good, originally of martial courage or excellence but extended to more general moral excellence. I'm just going to use the masculine form here for simplicity's sake but men certainly have no corner on the market. In the Old Testament history,…