Tag Archives: hope

Guard Your Hope

Hi everyone. Rob here. As I’ve been taking my daily walk through the park I’ve been noticing that some of the trees seem to be on a significant lean. It’s been a stormy week and I wonder if these trees … 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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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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A Sure Hope in Uncertain Times

Hi everyone. Rob here. A worship song that’s been resonating with me lately contains these lyrics, Take courage my heart Stay steadfast my soul He’s in the waiting – Kristene DiMarco, Bethel Music (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r49V9QcYheQ) For a number of reasons the … Continue reading

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Scaling the Heights

Hi everyone. Rob here. Isaiah 40:28-31 says this, Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary,     and his understanding no one can fathom. … Continue reading

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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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