10 years…

This is my wife – since exactly 10 years today! Mira, thank you so much for being my wife. You are the most beautiful, wise, joyful person I know. Thank you for loving me, respecting me, completing me every single day. Thank you for being the best mother Rosa and Sara could wish! Thank you […]

Speakers’ corner

It was my turn to do a devotional at the bi-monthly staff meeting yesterday. I spoke about light and darkness. An obvious theme in December, but I felt I needed to share some things that God has been learning me over the last few months. Especially the concept of allowing God’s light over all parts […]

The exemplary evangelical

New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote a very intruiging column on the ‘exemplary evangelical’. He suggests it is not Jerry Fallwell or Pat Robertson, but someone like John Stott. I guess he is right, at leat about Fallwell and Robertson. The thing I like the most though, is the fact that Brooks recognizes Stott […]

St Nicholas

5 December is ‘St Nicholas’ day’: a traditional children’s party where a Santa Claus-like man comes with his helpers (black Peters, as they are called) to either give presents to the kids when they have been good, or take them back to Spain, when they have behaved badly. The kids celebrated this at least 4 […]