For the last years, I have had the goal of reading 20 books in the year. This year, I tried to increase my target to 25. I tried pushing my targets to inspire my reading habits a little bit more. I purchased a Kobo e-reader for my birthday, so reading in bed and on the … Continue reading 5 books I loved reading in 2022
On being steadfast – part 1
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain 1 Corinthians 15:58 Just a couple of weeks ago, a man visited our church location in the city of Amsterdam for the first time. Let's call him Guy. That's not his … Continue reading On being steadfast – part 1
Four ways how not to read the Bible
Many Christians find it difficult to read the Bible. That might be a suprise to my agnostic and atheist friends, but it actually makes sense. It's not an easy book. We are quick to judge it or to conclude things from it. Here are four ways how NOT to read the Bible - because I think we all do one of these from time to time!
How speaking the same language contributes to unity
“One love, one heart; let’s get together and feel alright.” Famous lyrics by Bob Marley. I think unity is a desire that most people have – most of us prefer harmony over strife. I think most people understand the value of unity in a team setting, but I also think most people don’t experience unity … Continue reading How speaking the same language contributes to unity