Tag Archives: hope

He Is Always Good

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. As I thought about today’s blog, the question came to me: What would be really good to know right now? The answer, I believe is that God is and always will be good. A helpful … Continue reading

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Good Trouble

Hi everyone. Rob here. In Christianity we often talk about becoming Christlike. We think that becoming more like Jesus is to become nicer or calmer, more serene. The reality is that becoming more like Jesus is to become a righteous, … Continue reading

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He Is Our Help

Hi everyone. Rob here. This morning I found myself thinking about Psalm 121. It starts like this: I lift up my eyes to the mountains –    where does my help come from?2 My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth. I … Continue reading

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Prayer in a Changing World

Shalom. Rob here. As we take a step back and look at the bigger picture we can see a world in transition. Covid-19 is steadily remaking the world one infection at a time. Economies and the entire global economy is … Continue reading

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The Long Way Around

Hi everyone. Rob here. I couldn’t find my sunglasses yesterday (actually, I still can’t!) and I found myself getting really angry about it. I was able to settle myself and think, ‘maybe it’s time to look under the hood.’ It … Continue reading

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Let The Good Seed Grow

Hi everyone. Rob here. As we seek to interpret the times we’re living in, I find that it’s hard to go past Jesus’ parable of the wheat and the weeds in Matthew 13:24-30. A farmer plants good seed in his … Continue reading

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All In

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s a beautiful Autumn day here in Hamilton, NZ. The leaves in my neighbourhood are changing colour quite dramatically. A few are out mowing their lawn. There are people walking the dog and playing with their … Continue reading

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What Are We Waiting For?

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’m writing this on Easter Saturday. It’s the in-between day. The day of waiting. It sits between death and life; despair and hope; the past and the future; the old and the new; darkness and dawn. … Continue reading

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Be Kind To Your Heart

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’ve been doing a series on the three simple guidelines that I use to help me be kind to myself each day. Have I taken care of my body? Have I taken care of my mind? Have … Continue reading

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Fragility, Fallenness, Fear and Faith

Hi everyone. Rob here. We are about to enter a time of lockdown here in New Zealand as we respond to the threat of Covid-19. As far as lockdowns go it’s fairly comfortable. Electricity continues to flow. Supermarkets are open … Continue reading

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