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Connected

Hi everyone. Rob here. It is done. After 3 years, 2 extensions and a whole lot of life’s curveballs being thrown, I have sent my thesis in for marking. It feels like a significant achievement. There’s a part of me … Continue reading

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Higher Ground is Common Ground

Hi everyone. Rob here. When it comes to divisive issues like politics or theology one of the things I like to say is, We find common ground when we move to higher ground. The problem with this phrase is putting … Continue reading

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Trinity and Story

Hi everyone. Rob here. On Friday night myself and some of the men of my church gathered around a fire, ate home-made pizzas, drank a beer or juice and talked with each other. On Sunday our church service finished remarkably early … Continue reading

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Hard Choices

Hi everyone, Rob here. Life is all about choices isn’t it? One choice leads to another which leads to the path you’re walking down. The problem is when choices lead to unintended consequences. Ask any addict if their addiction was … Continue reading

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Better Together

Hi everyone, Rob here. Over the weekend we had a church camp. It was a fantastic time. We had an insightful and challenging speaker, meaningful worship, beautiful weather, a great setting and a whole lot of fun together, young and … Continue reading

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Love in Community

Hi, Rob here. On Saturday one of the guys in our church organised an all-day working bee for a widow in the neighbourhood, who also suffered from physical disability. Her yard was the suburban equivalent of the Amazon jungle. It … Continue reading

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One Body

Hi, Rob here. I’m the pastor of a mid-sized, evangelical church here in Hamilton, New Zealand. We love Jesus, care for people, preach the word and enjoy a really good laugh. We’ve done some great things, some dumb things and a … Continue reading

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