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Frank Houghton
1894 - 1972

      Though this was a very dangerous time for both the Chinese Christians and the foreign missionaries, Frank Houghton decided he needed to begin a tour through the country to visit various missionary outposts. While traveling over the mountains of Szechwan, the powerful and comforting words of 2 Corinthians 8:9, "though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor," were transformed into this beautiful Christmas hymn. Frank Houghton was consecrated as Bishop of East Szechwan in 1937. For the difficult years of 1940 to 1951 he served as General Director of the China Inland Mission, a time when most missionaries were either interred or evacuated.

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HymnRich Beyond all Splendour
      Thou who wast rich beyond all splendour, All for love's sake becamest poor; Thrones for a manger didst surrender, Sapphire-paved courts for stable floor. Thou who wast rich beyond all splendour, All for love's sake becamest poor. Thou who art God beyond all praising, All for love's sake becamest man; Stooping so low, but sinne ...read

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