Category Archives: kingdom of God

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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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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My God is so Weak

Hi everyone. Rob here. In 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 the Apostle Paul writes this: Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God … Continue reading

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Everyday Bravery

Hi everyone. Rob here. Aristotle once said that “courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.” In other words, it takes courage to love, show compassion, lead with wisdom, parent well, fulfil your … Continue reading

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Connected

Hi everyone. Rob here. It is done. After 3 years, 2 extensions and a whole lot of life’s curveballs being thrown, I have sent my thesis in for marking. It feels like a significant achievement. There’s a part of me … Continue reading

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Small Things are Big Things

Hi everyone. Rob here. When I first started my pastoring job I remember saying to our elders that I wanted to change the world. You may as well dream big, right! I still have a deep desire to see the … Continue reading

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