Tag Archives: faith

Fragility, Fallenness, Fear and Faith

Hi everyone. Rob here. We are about to enter a time of lockdown here in New Zealand as we respond to the threat of Covid-19. As far as lockdowns go it’s fairly comfortable. Electricity continues to flow. Supermarkets are open … Continue reading

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Faith not Fear

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the most radical things that God tells his people in Scripture is this: Fear not. There are other variants. Do not be afraid, do not worry, do not be frightened. We live in a … Continue reading

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Surrendering the Pain

Hi everyone. Rob here. You may have noticed that when it comes to the spiritual life, mind, body and heart are all connected. Unhealthy thinking can leave our hearts deflated and our bodies lacking energy. Our hearts can suffer when … Continue reading

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An Intimate Life

Hi everyone. Rob here. I wonder what the word intimacy does to your heart? It’s a beautiful word but it’s also a truly frightening word. While it speaks of love and closeness and beauty, it also speaks of vulnerability and … Continue reading

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In The Shallows

Hi everyone. Rob here. Sometimes you need to take a moment and take stock of where you are and the direction you’re heading in. Yesterday I returned to the spot by the Waikato River where I received the call to … Continue reading

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Persistent Surrender

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. I’ve been thinking about words like perseverance, persistence, patience and how they combine with other words like surrender, passion, calling and even, pain. I’m in an in-between time. I have started a new ministry but … Continue reading

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No Other Life

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’ve been reading in Isaiah recently and I love these verses from chapter 55: “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine … Continue reading

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