Tag Archives: easter

Beauty in Ashes

Hi everyone. Rob here. Tomorrow is the start of Lent – the 6 weeks or so of preparing ourselves for the cross and resurrection of Jesus our Messiah. It’s a day known as Ash Wednesday. It’s a day to reflect … 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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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 Friday, but Sunday’s Coming!

Good Friday everyone, David here. The New Testament teaches that the resurrection of Jesus is the foundation of the Christian faith.  The resurrection established Jesus as the powerful Son of God.  God has given Christians a new birth into a … 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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It’s Friday, but Sunday is coming!

Good Friday everyone, David here. The New Testament teaches that the resurrection of Jesus is the foundation of the Christian faith.  The resurrection established Jesus as the powerful Son of God.  God has given Christians a new birth into a … Continue reading

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King of my Heart

Hi everyone. Rob here. It is Passion week in the church calendar: the week that sees Jesus enter Jerusalem as king, be crucified as a criminal and rebel, then conquer death and win the victory for us all. Here’s the … Continue reading

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It’s Friday but Sunday’s Coming

Hello, David here. S. M. Lockridge (1913-2000) was a prominent African-American preacher known for his dynamic, passionate, and fervent sermons. His most famous sermon was “He’s my King.” Several years ago author and speaker Tony Campolo was so impressed by Lockridge’s … Continue reading

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The Old Rugged Cross

On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, the emblem of suffering and shame; and I love that old cross where the dearest and best, for a world of lost sinners was slain. You may recognize this first … Continue reading

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A Dramatic Spectacle

Rob here. It was a big night in Hamilton, New Zealand on Saturday. It was the annual Balloons over Waikato Nightglow held at the University grounds. This event attracted approximately 88000 people. It’s either a brilliantly run event or there … Continue reading

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