Tag Archives: hope

The Power of Dying

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’ve been going through 1 Corinthians as a church this year. It’s amazing just how many issues in that book seem so current today: Homosexuality, sexuality in general, gender issues, the divide between rich and poor, … Continue reading

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The Practice of Delight

Hi everyone. Rob here. My daughter (8) has taken to impersonating her Mum’s dancing. It is hilarious to watch. My son (10) went off on a passionate spiel the other day about a lesson he had learned at school. It was … Continue reading

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Storms Will Come

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week New Zealand was hit by a powerful winter storm with wind, slips, snow and ice closing many roads and grounding flights and ferries. Many lost power. Some became trapped and had to spend a night … Continue reading

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Humanity, Humility and Hope

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week there was a fascinating show on TV called “What Next?” It looked into what our country will look like in 20 years time and what can be done in problem areas like the environment, … Continue reading

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Excess Baggage

Hi Everyone, David here. In classic Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman on earth. Legend has it that the gods endowed her with many talents: Aphrodite gave her beauty, Apollo music, Hermes persuasion. The gods also gave her the gift of … Continue reading

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Processing Injustice

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I watched a documentary about how the 2008 Global Financial Crisis came about. It was a story of greed, manipulation, foolishness, selfishness, ignorance and more. It left me with a dirty taste in my … Continue reading

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A Necessary Advent

Hi everyone. Rob here. You may have noticed that stores put out their Christmas decorations earlier and earlier every year. It annoys me. To them, Christmas is a marketing tool that sells more products. The constant barrage of advertisements and … Continue reading

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