Category Archives: restoration

Hiding Places

Hi everyone, Rob here. A close read of Genesis 1-3 reveals so much of what we need to know about the human condition and how we relate to God. One of the most startling scenes is this one in chapter … Continue reading

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Changing My Mind

Greetings everyone. Rob here. I’m about to head into a time of sabbatical for which I’m very grateful. It’s God’s perfect timing. For me, that means no sermons, no blogs and no social media. It’s an invitation to simplify and … Continue reading

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Past, Present and Future

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the fancy theological words we use to describe God is omnipresent – the ability to be everywhere, fully present, at the same time. This omnipresence extends to time. God is present in the past, … Continue reading

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Choosing Trust

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of my favourite places when I was a child was Grandma’s kitchen. She did all her cooking and baking on a coal range so it was always warm and cosy in there. In there we … Continue reading

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Facing my Fear

Hi everyone, Rob here. Tomorrow I fly out to Fiji with a team from our church to work on a building project, bless some friends, teach some kids and enjoy the company of a church we have connections with. It … 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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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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