Tag Archives: resurrection

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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Endless Possibilities

Hi everyone. Rob here. A preacher’s phrase caught my attention the other day; “the endless possibilities in God.” He was talking about God defeating every empire, setting hearts free, transforming lives, defeating death and the power of the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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Let Us Rise

Hi everyone. Rob here. As I look out my office windows I see a lot of healthy, strong, leafy trees. I’m blessed to live in this city where trees, flowers and green spaces thrive. Just a few months ago those … Continue reading

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The Glory of the Story

Kia ora everyone. Rob here. Easter is fast approaching. Some of you may be making plans for a short holiday. Others of you may be working frantically to meet deadlines. Some of you may be wondering how you’re going to … Continue reading

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The Practice of Delight

Hi everyone. Rob here. My daughter (8) has taken to impersonating her Mum’s dancing. It is hilarious to watch. My son (10) went off on a passionate spiel the other day about a lesson he had learned at school. It was … Continue reading

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Resurrection Gifts

Hi everyone, Rob here. Easter Sunday in our church is an unusual day. We all know that it’s the high point in the Christian calendar: Christ overcomes death, the devil and the world, revealing who he is, vindicating all that … Continue reading

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Hearts Restored

Hi everyone, Rob here. This week I’d like to offer to you something I wrote a few years ago as I tried to capture what Easter would look like from a disciple’s perspective. I chose Peter and his thoughts after … Continue reading

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The Art of Reconstruction

Hi everyone, Rob here. February 22nd marked the 4 year anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people and devastated large parts of the city, including much of the CBD. The reconstruction process has been slow, hampered by aftershocks, … 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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Coming Alive to the Kingdom

Hi, Rob here. Easter is fast approaching and I’ve been preparing for it in two different ways. One way has been to focus on Lent and we are doing a series at church on dying to self, dying to the world and dying … Continue reading

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