Addiction!

This video is adapted from Johann Hari’s New York Times best-selling book ‘Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.’ This video came up on my Facebook feed and I found it so very interesting. I wanted to share it on my blog, to see if others may find it […]

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So Very Thankful!

I have had the most amazing year! It started with a trip to Palmerston North, New Zealand, for the birth of Robin’s and my fifth grand child Ella in February. Then in March came a trip to Sydney, Australia, for the birth of our sixth grand child Luke. And following that in April our seventh […]

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It’s Easter!

Every morning I read ‘The Word For Toady’. It’s a devotional book that I receive every three months from Radio Rhema, New Zealand (RBG). For each day there is a scripture to read followed by a little message that explains the scripture a little further. The explanation is written by Bob and Debby Gass from […]

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Church High Tea Garden Party

Every year in October-November we host a Huge Rhododendron Garden festival here in Taranaki, New Zealand. And our church decided that as we live in the area we should have our own garden party, and make it extra special by having High Tea as well. What a lot of fun! Sadly my Rhododendrons had finished […]

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Last Sunday

Our Worship leader did the sermon last Sunday. I was really impressed! I wonder if Paul should be a Preacher? Have a listen and see what you think… http://www.northpoint.org.nz/church/church-resources/sermons/sunday-6th-march-2011-love-without-measure

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Concert for Christchurch

From 12.51 pm (the time the earthquake struck) until 12.51 am, New Plymouth St Marys hosted a concert in support of the people of Christchurch. Northpoint was given the time slot from 10pm until the finish. Joanna and Jessica were asked to sing some songs. You should have heard them!!! They were amazing 🙂 Jess played the guitar […]

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mainly music

WOW…another BIG morning at mainly music. Approx 35 families at each session. We had the parachutes out today and the children loved getting underneath and pretending to be bees with ‘Here is the Beehive’. A reporter from a local magazine called ‘Close to home’ (I think that is what it is called) came along this […]

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