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Evil vs Humility

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. Soon after the creation narrative of Genesis 1-2, and the story of the Fall in Genesis 3, Genesis 4-6 tells the story of how quickly the world became permeated with evil. Cain kills Abel, Lamech … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap

Hi everyone, Rob here. Nearly everyone I know has good intentions, myself included. And nearly everyone I know would say that there is a gap between their good intentions and reality, myself included. I really do want to be a … Continue reading

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A Redemption Story

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. I’ve been having a lot of late nights in the last week. Commonwealth Games fever has caught hold, and it’s always a joy to watch courage, talent and perseverance in action. What fascinates me about … 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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Hot Days, Slow Walk

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s been a very hot summer here in New Zealand, the last two weeks especially. One of the things that heat and humidity does is slow you down. Too much movement done too quickly and you … Continue reading

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Reconciliation is Reality

Hi everyone. Rob here. 2 Corinthians 5:17-20 is a favourite passage of mine and has been on my heart lately. It says this:  Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 18 All this … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Humanity of Christmas

Hi everyone. Rob here. Welcome to the last blog post of the year and thanks for joining us this year as we journeyed together in caring for the new hearts given to us in Christ. How beautiful is it, that … Continue reading

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