Category Archives: restoration

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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The Victory of Powerlessness

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’ve been pondering the profound relationship in Scripture between power and powerlessness. We see this relationship described in Colossians 2:15. And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over … 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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Processing Injustice

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I watched a documentary about how the 2008 Global Financial Crisis came about. It was a story of greed, manipulation, foolishness, selfishness, ignorance and more. It left me with a dirty taste in my … Continue reading

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No Hurry

Hi everyone. Rob here. Yesterday was a great day. We finished off our project of digging out the space for our driveway extension. We went to the museum and then bought our daughter a new pet mouse. I played golf! … Continue reading

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Resurrection Gifts

Hi everyone, Rob here. Easter Sunday in our church is an unusual day. We all know that it’s the high point in the Christian calendar: Christ overcomes death, the devil and the world, revealing who he is, vindicating all that … Continue reading

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Heart Moments

Hi everyone. Rob here. Sometimes your body tells you what your heart needs. I got sick last week and, out of necessity, missed church and a leadership meeting. Watching golf instead of singing hymns on a Sunday morning felt a … Continue reading

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