Arson in our church

Last Sunday we had our church service in a nearby school, because there had been a fire in the church building. This news even hit the national press: ALMERE – In het kerkcentrum De Zuiderpoort in Almere, waar de christelijk-gereformeerden en Nederlands-gereformeerden [en de Rafael-gemeente, MdB] gezamenlijk diensten houden, is in de nacht van zaterdag op zondag door onbekenden brand gesticht. De crècheruimte brandde uit … Lees verder Arson in our church

April Fools’ Day

One of the funniest April jokes of last Thursday was the Special Edition of Joel News with the following stories: – TYPICALLY GOD: Church Extreme in New Zealand – PRAYER: Bush gets $100 million for spiritual warfare – NEWS: Microsoft bids to acquire Catholic Church – RESOURCE: Scroll reveals Proverbs 32 woman was lazy Marc van der Woude writes on his weblog: Perhaps this edition … Lees verder April Fools’ Day

I saw the movie

Yesterday night we went to see The Passion of The Christ in an ‘exclusive preview’ in Almere. What did I think of it… actually, I don’t know. It touched me, but probably not as much as I had expected. It was more biblical than I thought, but yes, there was quite a number of catholic, mystic and theatrical elements in it. It made me re-read … Lees verder I saw the movie