Category Archives: kingdom of God

Hot Days, Slow Walk

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s been a very hot summer here in New Zealand, the last two weeks especially. One of the things that heat and humidity does is slow you down. Too much movement done too quickly and you … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Humanity of Christmas

Hi everyone. Rob here. Welcome to the last blog post of the year and thanks for joining us this year as we journeyed together in caring for the new hearts given to us in Christ. How beautiful is it, that … Continue reading

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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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Clothing for the Heart

Hi everyone. Rob here. I bought a new suit yesterday. The old one wasn’t actually a suit but a slightly mismatched jacket and pants set that didn’t fit very well. It made me look smart only because I dress so … 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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Made for Something More

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’ve just had an election here in New Zealand. It was peaceful and for that I’m grateful. However, under our system of proportional representation we have been left with an uncertain outcome. Our government will be … 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!┬áBut the signs … Continue reading

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