Category Archives: Christianity

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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Big and Small

Hi everyone. Rob here. I have noticed two things about my faith in Jesus that help me in everyday life. One is that it connects me to a bigger story, the kingdom of God. My faith tells me that I … Continue reading

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My Peace I Give You

Hi everyone. Rob here. Like many of you I have watched with growing concern the escalation of violence in the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Having visited there 18 months ago the concern is more personal. I can see the faces of … Continue reading

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Diving Into A New Decade

Hi everyone. Rob here. In less than 3 weeks I turn 50. When I started this blog I was about to turn 40 and excited about a decade mining the riches of the life of the heart I had discovered. … Continue reading

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God is God and I Am Not

Hi everyone. Rob here. Kiley and I were talking today about our respective journeys in learning to trust that God is in charge. It got me thinking about the fine lines of Christian language. When we say that God is … Continue reading

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