Family Picture Mira did not want me to add a …

Family Picture Mira did not want me to add a comment like: ‘How can two people like us have such a beautiful kids’ – we are beautiful too, she says. And she is right, of course. You only have to see it.

Seculier dance-festival zet gebedsteam in source:…

Seculier dance-festival zet gebedsteam in source: Joelnews Gebed en aanbidding krijgen op steeds meer christelijke conferenties en festivals een vaste plaats. Maar ook een seculier dance-festival heeft wel belangstelling voor een groep biddende christenen. Johan Doornenbal was daarom met een gebedsteam aanwezig op het Decibel Outdoor Festival bij Rotterdam. Hoe kwam dat zo? “In mei […]

Lighthouse Seizoenenbuurt (1) See first: Joelne…

Lighthouse Seizoenenbuurt (1) See first: Joelnews 191.1 (sorry, in Dutch) Bart and Roelienka, friends who live in our neighbourhood, invited us Saturday night. We talked about many things, but the thing that stood out was their wish to join hands as Christians in this area. Mira and I have had this same idea for a […]

Church seekers (2) We went to Paroussia for the…

Church seekers (2) We went to Paroussia for the second time. This time the band was bigger, having a very nice playing guitarist and a flutist. We sang some really good songs, to my surprise many in english. I stick to the earlier voting, maybe except for the hospitality. There seems to be a big […]

Went to a concert of Bruce Cockburn last Thursday …

Went to a concert of Bruce Cockburn last Thursday in Amsterdam together with my friend Eelco. First we had dinner at a trendy Japanese noodles restaurant, which was even affordable. We were on time at the concerts’ place, but still had to stand in line for at least half an hour. At first I thought […]

Yesterday we went to the CAMA Paroussia church. On…

Yesterday we went to the CAMA Paroussia church. One of the larger churches in Almere, it is a fairly ‘mainstream’ evangelical church. It was a good service. Rosa and Sara did really well in the kindergarten. It was quite funny that no-one seemed to know where kindergarten was. We walked up and down the corridors […]

As of today, we are seekers… churchwise, that is…

As of today, we are seekers… churchwise, that is. We have said goodbye to our old church in Amsterdam yesterday. It turned out to be a special service, where we felt (again) the love and fellowship from them. It is hard to say goodbye! The youth gave us a very special memory: a beautiful book […]

Today my cousin Annemiek was with us. Her parents …

Today my cousin Annemiek was with us. Her parents are on holiday, but she has final exams for school next week, so she came by to rehearse and go over the study material once again. So, there we were, all day working on “Organisation and Management” in the backyard with 30 Centigrade or so… and […]