Tag Archives: the cross

Tapestries

Hello everyone. Rob here. We’re getting some renovations done on our house. For years we have struggled with it being too small in parts, too cold in parts and it not quite working for how we actually live our lives. … Continue reading

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Exposing Our Motives

Hi everyone. Rob here. What an incredibly difficult time this is to be a leader! From Presidents and Prime Ministers to pastors and parents, the ability to lead is being tested. Unpopular decisions have had to be made, moral dilemmas … Continue reading

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Standing with Jesus

Greetings. Rob here. Friday saw the holding of a National Memorial for the 50 victims of the two mosque shootings in Christchurch 2 weeks ago. It has been a sobering time for a generally peaceful nation like ours. There has … 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 Victory of Powerlessness

Hi everyone. Rob here. I’ve been pondering the profound relationship in Scripture between power and powerlessness. We see this relationship described in Colossians 2:15. And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over … Continue reading

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The Power of Dying

Hi everyone. Rob here. We’ve been going through 1 Corinthians as a church this year. It’s amazing just how many issues in that book seem so current today: Homosexuality, sexuality in general, gender issues, the divide between rich and poor, … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Trust

Hi everyone. Rob here. After a busier than usual week last week I knew that I needed some time out yesterday. I headed over to Mt Maunganui to soak in the beach, the beauty and one of their famous Copenhagen … Continue reading

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Rescued

Hi everyone, Rob here. I’m reading Galatians in preparation for a sermon series and am struggling to get past the introduction. Here’s part of it: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who … Continue reading

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