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Advent 2010

December 1st, 2010 No Comments

‘Tis the season to be Adventy! On Sunday we celebrated the beginning of Advent, the four weeks before Christmas where we get ourselves ready to welcome Jesus again, as ‘God became flesh and blood and moved into the neighbourhood’ (John 1:14, the Message). On Saturday James, Carol, Matt and I spent a day at Northpoint […]

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Jesus’ whakapapa

December 3rd, 2009 1 Comment

I go back five generations in this land, on each side of my family.  And until this year, my whanau knew none of our ancestors earlier than the brave or desperate people who left various parts of the United Kingdom.  So I’ve always been in awe of people who can recite their whakapapa, their family […]

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