Tag Archives: Christ

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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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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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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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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Easter in all its Fullness

Hi everyone. Rob here. Easter is nearly finished. I wonder if you thought that Easter finished with Christ’s resurrection? No. There was much more to come after that. Last week was Ascension Day when we remember that the risen Christ … Continue reading

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It’s The Inside That Counts

Hi everyone. Rob here. In 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 the Apostle Paul writes this: Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles … Continue reading

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For Today

Hi everyone. Rob here. I often turn to the verse of the day on my Bible app in the early morning to help turn my mind and heart towards God and his kingdom. Yesterdays verse was particularly striking. Here it … Continue reading

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