Tag Archives: God

Not my Will

Hi everyone. Rob here. I once read some advice on parenting. It said that we’re trying to communicate 2 things to our children: You are loved more than you can possibly imagine. You are precious to us. You are not … Continue reading

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Better Together

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I got called up for jury service and ended up being on a jury for a 6 day trial. One of the things that the judge kept insisting on was that our collective common … Continue reading

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Noticing Life

Greetings everyone. Rob here. In the middle of winter, as it is here in Aotearoa – New Zealand, life can start to feel like drudgery. The weather’s a bit bleak, energy levels are down, your nose always seems to be … Continue reading

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His Bigness, Our Smallness

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. Growing up in New Zealand’s South Island I was always aware of God’s bigness. When your landscape is large glacial lakes and a snow capped mountain range, it becomes ingrained in you somehow. This is … Continue reading

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One on One Devotion

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s the school holidays at the moment and both of our kids have been experiencing some extended Nana time. They’ve been visiting her one at a time, meaning that they get to experience the love Nana … Continue reading

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Rejoicing and Mourning

Hi everyone. Rob here. In Romans 12:15 the Apostle Paul writes this: Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. This is one of those sayings that’s easy to say and much harder to do. The hardest part … 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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