Author Archives: brandnewheartnz

Better Together

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I got called up for jury service and ended up being on a jury for a 6 day trial. One of the things that the judge kept insisting on was that our collective common … Continue reading

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Your Heart’s Wardrobe

Hello everyone. Rob here. After a series of beautiful spring days, a southerly storm has decided to wreak havoc on the country and upset everyone’s wardrobe choices! It’s a reminder that life does not follow a carefully orchestrated, linear path. … Continue reading

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Minding my Posture

Part of me feels like complaining about life right now. I’m sick, my kids are sick and we’ve felt like that for nearly two weeks now. It’s left us tired and depleted and we’re over it! But that hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Life in Slow Motion

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of our dog’s favourite activities is pretending to herd sheep. I heard that sheep dogs see sheep in a completely different way to us. Namely they have a wider scope of vision and see the … Continue reading

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A New Path

Hi everyone. Rob here. In Matthew 6:31-34 Jesus says this: So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father … Continue reading

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Working with God

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. For several months now, David and I have been working on a book, based on the prodigal son story in Luke 15. It’s a book we’re excited about and are keen to run retreats and … Continue reading

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Background Music

Hi everyone. Rob here. I watched a fascinating documentary last night about the group of session musicians known as “The Wrecking Crew.” They were an incredibly talented collection of LA based players who played on some of the biggest records … Continue reading

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