Category Archives: surrender

Humanity, Humility and Hope

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week there was a fascinating show on TV called “What Next?” It looked into what our country will look like in 20 years time and what can be done in problem areas like the environment, … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the greatest burdens we bear is the burden of expectation. These expectations are sometimes spoken but are often unspoken and sensed. They are often not even real but perceived. There are the expectations we … Continue reading

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My God is so Weak

Hi everyone. Rob here. In 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 the Apostle Paul writes this: Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God … Continue reading

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An Anchored Soul

Hi everyone. Rob here. It was just after midnight. Sunday had moved into Monday when my bed started shaking. It was the first earthquake I had felt in Hamilton in nearly 30 years of living here. It was mild for … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Trust

Hi everyone. Rob here. I have a love/hate relationship with routine. I got upset yesterday when something unpredictable happened. Then I got thrown another curveball when I was told I may have to change my diet. And yet I’ll happily … Continue reading

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The Wall

On Sunday I made my way up to Auckland to speak at a church up there. The topic they had for me was “The Wall.” The Wall is when life stops working for us and God seems very hard to … Continue reading

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Hungry for God

Hi everyone. Rob here. I can always tell when my children are having a growth spurt – they’re always hungry! For a time no meal is big enough and no banana is safe. The same thing applies to spiritual growth … Continue reading

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