Category Archives: resurrection

The Losses are Real

Hi everyone. Rob here. You may have noticed that it’s been a while between blogs. I’ve recently started a new job at a community centre which is good news. It does mean that I now have less time and less … Continue reading

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Easter Is Just Beginning

Easter doesn’t end with Easter Sunday and the Resurrection of Jesus. Really. That may signal the end of the Easter holiday but, in reality, Easter is just beginning. It will culminate with the Ascension of Jesus to the Father’s right … Continue reading

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Lasting Victory

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’re in Holy Week as we build towards the trial, crucifixion, resurrection and ascension of Jesus, our older brother, our Lord and King, our friend and rescuer. On Sunday we reflected on Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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Fish Sandwiches

Hi everyone. Rob here. I had taken my shoes off and was ankle deep in the fresh water of the Sea of Galilee when I turned to one of my travelling companions and said, This feels holy. What made me … Continue reading

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Endless Possibilities

Hi everyone. Rob here. A preacher’s phrase caught my attention the other day; “the endless possibilities in God.” He was talking about God defeating every empire, setting hearts free, transforming lives, defeating death and the power of the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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Let Us Rise

Hi everyone. Rob here. As I look out my office windows I see a lot of healthy, strong, leafy trees. I’m blessed to live in this city where trees, flowers and green spaces thrive. Just a few months ago those … Continue reading

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The Glory of the Story

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. Easter is fast approaching. Some of you may be making plans for a short holiday. Others of you may be working frantically to meet deadlines. Some of you may be wondering how you’re going to … Continue reading

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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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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┬áthe other day about a lesson he had learned at school. It was … 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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