Author Archives: brandnewheartnz

About brandnewheartnz

Brand New Heart Ministries is a charitable organisation designed to honour, protect and nurture the new hearts given us in Christ and also, the eternity set in every person’s heart. God wants a heart to heart relationship with us!

No Other Life

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’ve been reading in Isaiah recently and I love these verses from chapter 55: “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine … Continue reading

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Checking In with an Abundant God

Hi everyone. Rob here. When I’m in one of those spaces where I’m struggling to trust God, I’m a bit anxious, a bit stressed and worried, I become an escape artist. I check out and struggle to engage with reality. … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Wholehearted

Happy New Year everyone. Rob here. The transition from holidays to work is always a difficult one, isn’t it? On holiday you slow down, you spend time in God’s glorious creation, you get away from commercialism and noise, you give … Continue reading

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Let’s Say Yes

Christmas greetings everyone. Rob here. As the year comes to an end, I wonder how you’re interpreting the year that’s been for you? My wife, Kiley and I, were doing this last night as we pondered all that has happened … Continue reading

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Intimate Obedience

Seasons greetings everyone. Rob here. One of my favourite parts of the Christmas narrative is when Mary and Elizabeth come together in Luke 1:39-56. They are a study in contrasts. Mary is a young virgin, probably just a teenager. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Jesus Had Sore Feet

Hi everyone. Rob here. In March I’m taking part in a 50 kilometre charity walk. I must be mad. I went for a training walk on Monday, covered about a half of that distance and my body screamed at me. … Continue reading

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Fish Sandwiches

Hi everyone. Rob here. I had taken my shoes off and was ankle deep in the fresh water of the Sea of Galilee when I turned to one of my travelling companions and said, This feels holy. What made me … Continue reading

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