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Love and Joy

Hi everyone. Rob here. John Eldredge was once given this bit of advice: The enemy is out to steal your joy. In a year like this one – pandemic, lockdowns, economic upheaval, race protests, climate protests, school shutdowns and the … Continue reading

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I Agree With Love

Greetings everyone. Rob here. God is love. I wonder how well you’re believing that this year? Do you believe that whatever God is up to in our world right now is being done out of perfect love? Do you believe … Continue reading

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We Are All Human

Hi everyone. Rob here. Two nights ago I watched the award winning movie, “Twelve Years a Slave.” Based on a true story, it tells the tale of Solomon Northup, a free man who was abducted and placed into slavery in … Continue reading

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Building Resilience

Hi everyone. Rob here. Ancient Israel was always a nation in transition. Moving from being wandering ex-slaves in the desert to a nation-state is a difficult move. Moving from a tribal model to a monarchical one is also a big … Continue reading

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Faith not Fear

Hi everyone. Rob here. One of the most radical things that God tells his people in Scripture is this: Fear not. There are other variants. Do not be afraid, do not worry, do not be frightened. We live in a … Continue reading

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Fish Sandwiches

Hi everyone. Rob here. I had taken my shoes off and was ankle deep in the fresh water of the Sea of Galilee when I turned to one of my travelling companions and said, This feels holy. What made me … Continue reading

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Words of Life

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. My wife, Kiley, and I have a mutual desire to speak words of life into people. By that I mean that we want to partner with God and be his mouthpiece of life-giving love and … Continue reading

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Bodily Dysfunction

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. At the core of dysfunctional relationship is the desire to bend others to do your will. It leads very easily to manipulation, bullying, diminishing and even, violence. We see it in political affairs, in workplaces, … Continue reading

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Treating Others Humanly

Hi everyone. Rob here. I watched a documentary last night that was looking into the different ways that countries approach some issues and the positive results that have resulted. For example, Italy grants at least 6 weeks leave through the … Continue reading

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One on One Devotion

Hi everyone. Rob here. It’s the school holidays at the moment and both of our kids have been experiencing some extended Nana time. They’ve been visiting her one at a time, meaning that they get to experience the love Nana … Continue reading

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