Tag Archives: life

The Final Word

Hi everyone, Rob here. Over the last few weeks the headlines have been about terror and death. From Paris to San Bernadino to Jonah Lomu, the news has been about the power of death. In the midst of this my … Continue reading

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The Best of You

Hi everyone. Rob here. When are you at your best? Do you ever stop and ask yourself that question? It’s a common question when applied to other areas of life. For example a gardener is always trying to create optimal … Continue reading

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Winter’s Gift

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’ve just had the gift of a long weekend here in New Zealand. It also marked the beginning of winter. Winter can be a difficult time spiritually. There are a number of contributors to this. We’re … Continue reading

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Glorious Living

Hi everyone, Rob here. I spoke on Ephesians 1 on Sunday and this short passage grabbed me and wouldn’t let me go. here it is the Message paraphrase: It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Life

Hi everyone, Rob here. I’ve been thinking a bit lately about the power of inconvenience. In our western world everything is on hand. Technological changes have meant that we can contact people wherever, whenever. If we want food we just … Continue reading

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Swimming With Sharks

Hi everyone, Rob here. A few weeks ago I was swimming in the ocean at Mt Maunganui, a stunning beach on New Zealand’s east coast. As I was popping up after going under a wave I noticed a grey fin … Continue reading

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Lift High the Cross

Greetings, David here. This week we’re reflecting on the cross.  The empty cross, like the empty tomb speaks to us not of loss, but of hope and abundant life.  Jesus died, was buried and then rose. Not many people saw … Continue reading

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Through the Cross

Hi everyone, Rob here. Why don’t Christians wear an empty tomb around their necks? Admittedly it’s probably a bit tricky to manufacture and represent, but for the early Christians Jesus’ empty tomb was the defining symbol of their faith, not the cross. … Continue reading

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Death to Life

Hi everyone, Rob here. This week is a busy and perilous one. I have to travel to take a funeral for Kiley’s Nana and her family is largely non-Christian. I am praying for wisdom and protection as I seek to honour them … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Boss

Hi, Rob here. Music is a gift from God. Like many gifts it can be abused and misused but it remains gift. It’s also a very personal gift. The music that resonates in my soul may cause you to rush … Continue reading

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