Tag Archives: healing

Samaritans, Creeds and Race

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of Jesus’ most radical stories is that of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:29-37. It was given in response to a question from an expert in the law: Who is my neighbour? Jesus tells 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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Past, Present and Future

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the fancy theological words we use to describe God is omnipresent – the ability to be everywhere, fully present, at the same time. This omnipresence extends to time. God is present in the past, … Continue reading

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Facing my Fear

Hi everyone, Rob here. Tomorrow I fly out to Fiji with a team from our church to work on a building project, bless some friends, teach some kids and enjoy the company of a church we have connections with. It … Continue reading

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Looking Backwards to go Forward

Hi everyone. Rob here. On Friday I stumbled upon an invitation to a Bible College reunion that was happening the next day. I knew I had to go so, with a bit of scrambling, Kiley and I headed up to … Continue reading

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Getting Real

Hi everyone. Rob here. In the end it all catches up with you. That’s the message I’m getting as I read Bruce Springsteen’s colourful autobiography, “Born to Run.” His dedication to his craft caught up with him and he enjoyed … Continue reading

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Panelbeating for the Heart

Hi everyone, Rob here. Our car had a new dent added to it the other day. My wife had a small accident to add to the dent from another small accident a while back and another one before that (that was … Continue reading

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Time after Time

Hi everyone, Rob here. In five weeks or so David and I are heading off to the United States for a 17 day adventure that will take us from San Francisco to New York via iconic places like Yosemite National … Continue reading

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