Category Archives: the cross

You Are Not Alone

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. Last week I was at our annual Pastor’s retreat for our movement. The great benefit of the retreat is being with others who understand your world, speak the same language, share the same frustrations and … 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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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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Looking Backwards to go Forward

Hi everyone. Rob here. On Friday I stumbled upon an invitation to a Bible College reunion that was happening the next day. I knew I had to go so, with a bit of scrambling, Kiley and I headed up to … Continue reading

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A Tough and Rugged Peace

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. As I look around at my church family I see people experiencing the full spectrum of human experience. Some have just faced a tragic loss. Others are anticipating the birth of a child. Still others … 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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Joy and Sacrifice

Hi everyone. Rob here. In John 17 Jesus prays for his disciples and for us who will follow in their footsteps. He prays for divine protection; protection of their faith and their hearts. He then says this to his Father … Continue reading

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