Category Archives: beauty

Pointing to the Creator

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. We’ve just started a series in Romans in our church. One of the many fascinating things that Paul says in the first chapter is this: For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities … Continue reading

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Processing Injustice

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I watched a documentary about how the 2008 Global Financial Crisis came about. It was a story of greed, manipulation, foolishness, selfishness, ignorance and more. It left me with a dirty taste in my … Continue reading

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Made for Beauty

Hi everyone. Rob here. Winter isn’t over yet but last week a perfect daffodil appeared in our garden. Blossom has started to emerge on the trees near my children’s school. I took a Sabbath in the coastal town of Raglan … Continue reading

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Goodness and Glory

Hi everyone. Rob here. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. That’s how the Bible begins in Genesis 1:1. The Creation story in Genesis 1 and 2 is important for us to know; not in a Sunday … Continue reading

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Life Wins

Hi everyone. Rob here. I was standing on Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara, California, when a guy calls out “there’s whales!” Sure enough, just ahead of us a couple of Gray Whales, near the end of the annual migration north, … Continue reading

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One Hard Day

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last Tuesday I arrived back in New Zealand after two weeks in the United States. There I had the joy of attending a Wild at Heart Boot camp in Colorado – a retreat for the heart designed … Continue reading

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Masterpieces

Greetings everyone. Rob here. Sometimes we need to step away in order to see beauty. I’ve just come back from 5 nights in Australia’s biggest city, Sydney. The two most famous landmarks in that city are the Harbour Bridge and … Continue reading

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