Category Archives: Christianity

Getting Away

Hi everyone. Rob here. A few weeks ago I decided that it was time to get away. I had some writing to do and that was a good enough excuse to run off with God for the weekend. We needed … Continue reading

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Isolation, Lent and Invitation

Hi everyone. Rob here. My son tested positive for Covid-19 last night so our family has just entered into a time of isolation. It’s not unexpected as our country experiences its first real nationwide surge of cases. It’s also the … Continue reading

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Spacious

Hi everyone. Rob here. Happy New Year everyone. At this stage it looks as if 2022 will have a similar level of uncertainty as 2020 and 2021 did before it. Covid is mutating and as it does so the world … Continue reading

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Freedom’s Paradox

Hi everyone. Rob here. In most western countries there is a debate going on about what it means to be free. In Aotearoa/New Zealand that debate has been been reignited by the most recent Covid-19 restrictions and the promise from … Continue reading

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Love In A Time Of Delta

Hi everyone. Rob here. We are entering a precarious time in New Zealand as the Delta variant of Covid-19 slowly but surely leaks out of Auckland and spreads through the country. In the meantime the pressure is on to get … Continue reading

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The Losses are Real

Hi everyone. Rob here. You may have noticed that it’s been a while between blogs. I’ve recently started a new job at a community centre which is good news. It does mean that I now have less time and less … Continue reading

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Dishwashing

I’m sitting here thinking about these words that Jesus spoke to the Pharisees recorded in Matthew 23:25-26: “What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you are so careful to clean the outside of the … Continue reading

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Tapestries

Hello everyone. Rob here. We’re getting some renovations done on our house. For years we have struggled with it being too small in parts, too cold in parts and it not quite working for how we actually live our lives. … Continue reading

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Jesus Made a Path

Hi everyone. Rob here. If there’s one story that reveals how different Jesus was to the world he entered it’s this one recorded in Mark 9:33-35. They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, ‘What were … Continue reading

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Enough

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the most powerful words we can be using right now is this: Enough. So often we don’t feel that we have enough… Enough time Enough money Enough ability Enough intelligence Enough strength (emotional, mental, … Continue reading

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