Category Archives: hope

A Sure Hope in Uncertain Times

Hi everyone. Rob here. A worship song that’s been resonating with me lately contains these lyrics, Take courage my heart Stay steadfast my soul He’s in the waiting – Kristene DiMarco, Bethel Music (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r49V9QcYheQ) For a number of reasons the … Continue reading

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Scaling the Heights

Hi everyone. Rob here. Isaiah 40:28-31 says this, Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary,     and his understanding no one can fathom. … 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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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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Easter in all its Fullness

Hi everyone. Rob here. Easter is nearly finished. I wonder if you thought that Easter finished with Christ’s resurrection? No. There was much more to come after that. Last week was Ascension Day when we remember that the risen Christ … Continue reading

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Processing Injustice

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I watched a documentary about how the 2008 Global Financial Crisis came about. It was a story of greed, manipulation, foolishness, selfishness, ignorance and more. It left me with a dirty taste in my … Continue reading

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A Necessary Advent

Hi everyone. Rob here. You may have noticed that stores put out their Christmas decorations earlier and earlier every year. It annoys me. To them, Christmas is a marketing tool that sells more products. The constant barrage of advertisements and … Continue reading

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