The adventures of Mark & Mira in America (3)

At 1.30 pm the second episode started: travelling to Phoenix. And guess what: long before rush hour, we hit a jam because of a traffic accident, downtown Atlanta… so we ended up running through the hallways in the airport, hitting a 2-kilometer long line for Security, running back, looking for another entrance, and then Mira made just a little mistake at the security gate: she … Lees verder The adventures of Mark & Mira in America (3)

The adventures of Mark & Mira in America (2)

The United States are a nice country. Really, I like it. The only thing is: you have to be ve-e-e-ry patient to get in… It took us ages to leave the airport: first of all we had to get through Immigration – about 50 minutes waiting time. When we got through, we took the luggage and went through customs – not mentioning some of the … Lees verder The adventures of Mark & Mira in America (2)

Rotterdam, Atlanta, Phoenix

Currently making preparations for another trip: next Wednesday Mira and I will fly to Atlanta, and the next day to Phoenix, to meet with potential supporters for Agapè, and especially the Rotterdam developments. I think it’s safe to say this is a unique opportunity, as many of the people we’ll meet have a heart for missions and are involved in some way with Campus Crusade … Lees verder Rotterdam, Atlanta, Phoenix

Wanted: winners

We’re back from the Agapè staff conference at De Bron in Dalfsen. We had a great time with a lot of good input by Jan den Ouden, Bram Krol and others, talks, and a very positive atmosphere. We made some slight changes to the regular program that made it a little more relaxed than most conferences, such as an after-party in the pub. It was … Lees verder Wanted: winners

Moving, doing

It’s Monday morning, and I’m sitting at my desk, staring at the screen. As is often the case, I need some time (& coffee) to get started after the weekend – nothing seems to come out of my hands yet. Ironically, yesterday I spoke at the Christengemeente Amsterdam about stepping out and moving forward, and later that day we also talked about being doers and … Lees verder Moving, doing