Tag Archives: peace

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 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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Higher Ground is Common Ground

Hi everyone. Rob here. When it comes to divisive issues like politics or theology one of the things I like to say is, We find common ground when we move to higher ground. The problem with this phrase is putting … Continue reading

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Pointing Towards the Kingdom

Hi everyone. Rob here. The key line in America’s Declaration of Independence that was announced July 4, 1776, is this: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator … Continue reading

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The Cross of Peace

Bonjour, Rob here. We were all horrified to hear of the terrorist attacks in Paris this past week. It was senseless, merciless killing as recent attacks in Beirut and Baghdad were also. We can’t imagine being at a concert or … Continue reading

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Learning Contentment

Hi everyone, Rob here. In Philippians 4:12-13 the Apostle Paul writes this: I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any … Continue reading

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Prince of Peace

Merry Christmas everyone, Rob here. The Christmas story tells us that the angels appeared to the shepherds saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests (Luke 2:14).” Once again … Continue reading

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