Category Archives: freedom

He Is Always Good

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. As I thought about today’s blog, the question came to me: What would be really good to know right now? The answer, I believe is that God is and always will be good. A helpful … Continue reading

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Good Question

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’m thinking about a question. Here it is: What is the change I want to see in the world? Before that question I was thinking about another question. What do I want to do with the … Continue reading

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Good Trouble

Hi everyone. Rob here. In Christianity we often talk about becoming Christlike. We think that becoming more like Jesus is to become nicer or calmer, more serene. The reality is that becoming more like Jesus is to become a righteous, … Continue reading

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Know Your Bible!

Hi everyone. Rob here. In New Zealand at the moment we’re living with an uneasy freedom. Our success in eliminating community transmission of Covid-19 means that we’re enjoying freedoms that many parts of the world can only dream of. But … Continue reading

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A New Path

Hi everyone. Rob here. In Matthew 6:31-34 Jesus says this: So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father … Continue reading

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Boundaries for the Heart

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week we looked at the humility of God. I quoted from Philippians 2:7 where it says of Christ, rather, he made himself nothing… This doesn’t mean that he made himself a non-person or thought of … 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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God-Given Personality

Hi everyone. Rob here. You may have noticed that our personalities carry strengths and weaknesses. For example I am an introvert who likes to engage in deep thinking and reflection. This is great for blogging, preaching and sharing. However, every … Continue reading

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Humanity, Humility and Hope

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week there was a fascinating show on TV called “What Next?” It looked into what our country will look like in 20 years time and what can be done in problem areas like the environment, … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the greatest burdens we bear is the burden of expectation. These expectations are sometimes spoken but are often unspoken and sensed. They are often not even real but perceived. There are the expectations we … Continue reading

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