Winterevent in Rotterdam-Delfshaven

“Contact met de mensen uit de wijk, daar draait het allemaal om” ROTTERDAM – Het stadsteam van Agapè in Rotterdam-Delfshaven organiseert van 27-31 december een Winterevent. Ruim 50 sporters trekken samen met een groep vrijwilligers uit lokale kerken Delfshaven in om met de kerst het goede nieuws te brengen. Athletes in Action, de sporttak van Agapè, heeft het Winterevent in Delfshaven voorbereid. Activiteiten als sport, … Lees verder Winterevent in Rotterdam-Delfshaven

New Spirituality

Heard an interesting lecture this morning by Robert Doornenbal during our monthly staff meeting (called ‘Pitstops’). We are currently exploring different trends in society that affect our work and ministry, and Robert shared some insights in new spirituality, being one of those trends. Some of the stuff he mentioned is worthwhile repeating: Recent research shows that 30% of the Dutch call themselves spiritually unbound, and … Lees verder New Spirituality

Amazing Grace for politicians and paupers

Monday night we were invited to the Dutch premiere of ‘Amazing Grace‘, the movie about William Wilberforce and his lifelong political campaign against slave trade and social injustice. A moving story, well pictured, and from an interesting angle. Slave trade as such was not so much the topic as were the personal struggles of Wilberforce in the political arena – his drive, the highs and … Lees verder Amazing Grace for politicians and paupers