Category Archives: God

Pointing to the Creator

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. We’ve just started a series in Romans in our church. One of the many fascinating things that Paul says in the first chapter is this: For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities … Continue reading

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Words of Life

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. My wife, Kiley, and I have a mutual desire to speak words of life into people. By that I mean that we want to partner with God and be his mouthpiece of life-giving love and … Continue reading

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Jumping the Tribal Fence

Hi everyone. Rob here. As human beings we tend to be tribal. We’re attracted to people like us. Our friends speak the same language, share a similar standard of living, of education and values. But to live tribally means to … Continue reading

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His Bigness, Our Smallness

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. Growing up in New Zealand’s South Island I was always aware of God’s bigness. When your landscape is large glacial lakes and a snow capped mountain range, it becomes ingrained in you somehow. This is … Continue reading

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Bodily Dysfunction

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. At the core of dysfunctional relationship is the desire to bend others to do your will. It leads very easily to manipulation, bullying, diminishing and even, violence. We see it in political affairs, in workplaces, … Continue reading

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Treating Others Humanly

Hi everyone. Rob here. I watched a documentary last night that was looking into the different ways that countries approach some issues and the positive results that have resulted. For example, Italy grants at least 6 weeks leave through the … Continue reading

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One on One Devotion

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s the school holidays at the moment and both of our kids have been experiencing some extended Nana time. They’ve been visiting her one at a time, meaning that they get to experience the love Nana … Continue reading

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