Moving buildings everywhere

The time has come – we’re in the midst of moving out of De Koppel into Het Berghuys, our second location here in Doorn. These last days both offices have been a mess, but it seems to all go pretty smoothly. We were warmly welcomed by the colleagues that already occupied Het Berghuys, and with […]

Playing cards

This Worldcup Championship seems more of a cardplay than a soccer game. After Holland got kicked out in a historical match against Portugal Sunday night, where some 20 yellow and red cards were given by the referee, the saddest thing happened last night when Australia lost against Italy in the 94th minute because of a […]


It’s official now: I’m 36. Yes, today, father’s day is my birthday… I was surprised by beautiful selfmade gifts by Rosa and Sara and breakfast in bed. The party starts at 4 pm, feel free to drop by. As we already said in the invitations to friends: we have faith for a new watch for […]

Farewell to De Koppel

By the end of this month, Agapè will move its headquarters. Today we celebrated this goodbye with a garden party for our staff and some guests. We were blessed with incredibly good weather (it was almost too hot!), good food and drinks and good conversations. I met some interesting new people.The pictures show the house […]

A trip around the world in one day

Our friendship with Gwen and Sander is intensifying… Last week I helped them dig a hole in their backyard of about a meter deep (across the entire backyard!), and yesterday I replaced Gwen at the yearly excursion with the church youth group. I used their car to drive a couple of young people to the […]

A worldcup banner

Just for fun and to celebrate Holland’s first victory at the world championships soccer in Germany: an orange banner. I will remove it when Holland gets kicked out 🙂

Flickrs are male

A couple of weeks ago I experimented a little bit with Flickr, the online photo sharing site, and I put some of our pictures on it. So far I like it, because there are many good features and it is very easy to use. But now, after a while, I think I know that most […]