Category Archives: renewal

Better Together

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I got called up for jury service and ended up being on a jury for a 6 day trial. One of the things that the judge kept insisting on was that our collective common … Continue reading

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Guard Your Hope

Hi everyone. Rob here. As I’ve been taking my daily walk through the park I’ve been noticing that some of the trees seem to be on a significant lean. It’s been a stormy week and I wonder if these trees … Continue reading

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A Redemption Story

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. I’ve been having a lot of late nights in the last week. Commonwealth Games fever has caught hold, and it’s always a joy to watch courage, talent and perseverance in action. What fascinates me about … Continue reading

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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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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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Scaling the Heights

Hi everyone. Rob here. Isaiah 40:28-31 says this, Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary,     and his understanding no one can fathom. … 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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