Category Archives: humanity

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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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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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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A Tough and Rugged Peace

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. As I look around at my church family I see people experiencing the full spectrum of human experience. Some have just faced a tragic loss. Others are anticipating the birth of a child. Still others … Continue reading

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Reconciliation is Reality

Hi everyone. Rob here. 2 Corinthians 5:17-20 is a favourite passage of mine and has been on my heart lately. It says this:  Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 18 All this … 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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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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