Category Archives: faith

The Fruits of our Roots

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the joys of a New Zealand summer is the wonderful fruit that comes into season. Cherries, nectarines, apricots, plums and peaches, and all their varieties, will come to us before Christmas. Pears and apples … Continue reading

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The Power of Dying

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’ve been going through 1 Corinthians as a church this year. It’s amazing just how many issues in that book seem so current today: Homosexuality, sexuality in general, gender issues, the divide between rich and poor, … Continue reading

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Made for Something More

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’ve just had an election here in New Zealand. It was peaceful and for that I’m grateful. However, under our system of proportional representation we have been left with an uncertain outcome. Our government will be … Continue reading

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No Pressure

Hi everyone. Rob here. A talented pianist called Tokio Myers won this years Britain’s Got Talent. When asked who his hero was he named his music teacher from High School. The teacher had simply done his job, passed on his … Continue reading

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Storms Will Come

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week New Zealand was hit by a powerful winter storm with wind, slips,¬†snow and ice closing many roads and grounding flights and ferries. Many lost power. Some became trapped and had to spend a night … Continue reading

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For Today

Hi everyone. Rob here. I often turn to the verse of the day on my Bible app in the early morning to help turn my mind and heart towards God and his kingdom. Yesterdays verse was particularly striking. Here it … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Trust

Hi everyone. Rob here. After a busier than usual week last week I knew that I needed some time out yesterday. I headed over to Mt Maunganui to soak in the beach, the beauty and one of their famous Copenhagen … Continue reading

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