Tag Archives: God

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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Grace Expectations

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of our biggest frustrations in life is that people don’t do what we want them to do when we want them to do it. There’s also no doubt that you too are one of those … Continue reading

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The Immediacy of God’s Love

Hi everyone. Rob here. Both my kids believe in the power of a good cuddle. Their cuddles come anytime, anywhere (well, almost!) and in any situation. Even if they’re mad at Mum or Dad they still hug it out. An … Continue reading

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Boundaries for the Heart

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week we looked at the humility of God. I quoted from Philippians 2:7 where it says of Christ, rather, he made himself nothing… This doesn’t mean that he made himself a non-person or thought of … Continue reading

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An Anchored Soul

Hi everyone. Rob here. It was just after midnight. Sunday had moved into Monday when my bed started shaking. It was the first earthquake I had felt in Hamilton in nearly 30 years of living here. It was mild for … Continue reading

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Invited not Needed

Hi, Rob here, The family and I have just had 2 nights in Christchurch visiting mum and catching up with other family members. It was good but it meant another Sunday away from church on top of the many days … Continue reading

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