Category Archives: kingdom of God

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! But the signs … Continue reading

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The Need to Walk

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I enjoyed a wonderful, refreshing Pastor’s Retreat by the shores of Lake Taupo. There was just one problem. I forgot my pillow. Yes, I’m now one of those people that has to cart their … Continue reading

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Put the Phone Down!

Hi everyone, Rob here. A recent article in The Atlantic highlighted the dangers of excessive screen time and a heavy diet of social media for today’s teenagers. Feelings of loneliness, despair and worthlessness were common. They struggle to connect face to face with … Continue reading

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The Practice of Delight

Hi everyone. Rob here. My daughter (8) has taken to impersonating her Mum’s dancing. It is hilarious to watch. My son (10) went off on a passionate spiel the other day about a lesson he had learned at school. It was … Continue reading

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No Pressure

Hi everyone. Rob here. A talented pianist called Tokio Myers won this years Britain’s Got Talent. When asked who his hero was he named his music teacher from High School. The teacher had simply done his job, passed on his … Continue reading

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