Category Archives: humility

Diving Into A New Decade

Hi everyone. Rob here. In less than 3 weeks I turn 50. When I started this blog I was about to turn 40 and excited about a decade mining the riches of the life of the heart I had discovered. … Continue reading

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Ultimate Allegiance

Hi everyone. Happy New Year. Rob here. 2021 arrived with the hope that it would herald a new beginning after the turbulence and upheaval that 2020 brought us. Then we had the storming of the Capitol building in Washington D.C, … Continue reading

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When We Don’t Have The Answers

Hi everyone. Rob here. I have been reading the first few chapters of Jeremiah. Jeremiah was given the call to be a prophet, a spokesperson for God, as a very young man, probably mid to late teens. Josiah, a good … Continue reading

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Exposing Our Motives

Hi everyone. Rob here. What an incredibly difficult time this is to be a leader! From Presidents and Prime Ministers to pastors and parents, the ability to lead is being tested. Unpopular decisions have had to be made, moral dilemmas … 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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Our God is a Humble God

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’re told in Numbers 12:3 that Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth. No doubt Moses would have been very embarrassed by this description! What Scripture … Continue reading

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Signs of Life

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s late winter. Most of the trees are still bare. The air still has a chill to it. The rain has kept coming down. It’s a great relief to see the sun this week! But the signs … Continue reading

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Beyond Assumptions

Hi everyone. Rob here. A couple of times I have lived in the less desirable parts of my city. These areas have the reputation of being poor, high in crime, drugs and gang culture. The reality was quite different. Yes, families there were poorer … Continue reading

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Subversive

Hi everyone. Rob here. Yesterday I saw the movie Silence. It is set in a time of intense persecution against Christians in 17th century Japan. As we know Christians are still persecuted against today. In fact, all over the world religions and … Continue reading

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The Wall

On Sunday I made my way up to Auckland to speak at a church up there. The topic they had for me was “The Wall.” The Wall is when life stops working for us and God seems very hard to … Continue reading

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