Category Archives: faith

Not my Will

Hi everyone. Rob here. I once read some advice on parenting. It said that we’re trying to communicate 2 things to our children: You are loved more than you can possibly imagine. You are precious to us. You are not … 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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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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Choosing Trust

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of my favourite places when I was a child was Grandma’s kitchen. She did all her cooking and baking on a coal range so it was always warm and cosy in there. In there we … Continue reading

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Evil vs Humility

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. Soon after the creation narrative of Genesis 1-2, and the story of the Fall in Genesis 3, Genesis 4-6 tells the story of how quickly the world became permeated with evil. Cain kills Abel, Lamech … Continue reading

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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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