Tag Archives: surrender

Rethinking Church: Get Radical

Hi everyone. Rob here again. In the last blog I introduced the idea of 12 step recovery groups being a potential model for a new way of doing church. They travel light, stay committed to their message and every member … 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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Be Kind To Your Mind

Hi everyone. Rob here again. A couple of days ago I wrote that I have given myself 3 simple guidelines to help me be kind to myself each day. Have I taken care of my body? Have I taken care … 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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Anchored in Today

Greetings everyone. Rob here. The headlines today are filled with countries and cities in lockdown, events being cancelled, sharemarkets in crisis and, seemingly, a lot of panic. Let’s not go into the rights and wrongs of it but ask the … Continue reading

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Surrendering the Pain

Hi everyone. Rob here. You may have noticed that when it comes to the spiritual life, mind, body and heart are all connected. Unhealthy thinking can leave our hearts deflated and our bodies lacking energy. Our hearts can suffer when … Continue reading

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Persistent Surrender

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. I’ve been thinking about words like perseverance, persistence, patience and how they combine with other words like surrender, passion, calling and even, pain. I’m in an in-between time. I have started a new ministry but … Continue reading

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