What’s your Source of Information?

You don’t know what you are missing when you don’t know what they keep from you! Although “idiots” is the word I’ve used (too) often in 2020, I still go for the word IGNORANCE as word of the year 2020.But, I n silencing of the voices, they always miscalculate the insight beyond information, the seeing …

Discord through the Corona-crisis

Sitting at my desk and by writing these words I hope to express my awe and thankfulness to Esther Noordermeer from the Netherlands as she gave an unbelievable clear lecture on the issue of "Discord through the Corona-crisis." https://www.youtube.com/embed/1QI_sJelJqA Sorry to say that it is in my native language Dutch and so only available for …

Some Thoughts on Books and Reading

By A.W. Tozer ONE BIG PROBLEM IN MANY PARTS of the world today is to learn how to read, and in others it is to find something to read after one has learned. In our favored West we are overwhelmed with printed matter, so the problem here becomes one of selection. We must decide what …

Its a journey

In the moments of conversation and (re)connection, I can really say that our hearts are rejoicing about the beauty and significance of the way we see Him working. As I took the month of November to sit at my fireplace outside every day from 17.00 till 18.00, it was mainly to “see” Him clear (as …

How can I keep from singing

Tonight I was introduced to the lyrics and history of this very special song. As she kept her promise and posted the initiative of the choir recording from the Hope Christian School, Debbie Zepick made me dig in the background of this historical and already song-of-the-year-2020 peace of art.As I DuckDuckGo-ed ( a new word …

So I left

Leaving the Town square Has been quite an experience, leaving the “town square” called social media, the place where we met and talked and shared. The place also where we peaked into each others life and secretly observed from a distance. It was crowded and intense to be amongst and follow the talk, the exploration …

When the time is set

“Leave the nest because you are hurting the others.” Never forget that moment as I was struggling in my resistance to what I sensed as unfair and misdirection. I hate it to observe injustice, hypocrisy, ignorance or any other misacting or misunderstanding around me. It was in the early 90ties while much was happening in …

Oh how I envy you

You’re so luckyYou don’t ignoreYou just don’t have a clueWorking with the guysto get back to normal Oh how I envy youAs your newspapersDon’t informAnd your pastorsEcho ignorance Oh I wishI was this ignorant As this will passAnd the temporaryTurns outbeing the permanent “Oh my god,”You ask around“How did this happen” Then they sadlyHave to …

Stranger in a Strange Land

No, I didn’t write this amazing piece. It’s part of the Torah readings (First Fruits of Zion : The Weekly eDrash) I receive weekly, going through the Word, in sync with the Jewish people. But I can honestly say that this article came in time and gave me a full and even greater perspective of …

When Egypt becomes your ally!

““Ah, stubborn children,” declares the Lord, “who carry out a plan, but not mine, and who make an alliance, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin; who set out to go down to Egypt, without asking for my direction, to take refuge in the protection of Pharaoh and to seek …

The End-Time Prayer Movement

Mike Bickle Adapted from chapter 7 of Harp & Bowl Handbook, by Mike Bickle There is a significant relationship between the end-time worship and prayer movement and the revelation of Jesus as our Bridegroom God. Some stumble over this truth, but it is essential that we emphasize the revelation that His eternal nature is all-consuming love …

It’s Time for the Church to Have a Voice

– Nathan Shaw Pentecost gave the Church a voice. The voice had authority. The voice penetrated to the heart of Jerusalem (Acts 5:28, 6:7). People had two options: hear the voice or resist the voice. There was no force or manipulative coercion. Each person had to make their own free will decision. Those who responded …

Stop Saying ‘I Love You’

As I was looking for the most misused words “I love you”, I found this post by an unknown author as I could not discover the origin but had to post it. So remember, the “I” in the post is not me. The words "I love you" are losing their impact when people say it …

A Generous Consecration: Resetting the altars of our lives

By Alan Scott There is something about this national moment that is resetting the altars of our lives. It feels poignant. Everything stripped back. It’s like a cleansing of the temple. God is resetting worship. He is restoring worship and reclaiming worship in this moment. The reordering of worship overturns the current popular practices of …

Fatherhood and Answers

Fatherhood does not give the answers, but it carries the question, so it can rest, develop and come to existence! If you ever wonder why there comes no (direct) answers from The Father on your questions, be sure that He carries that question (as a womb), so it can rest, develop and come to existence! …

The Masks

This remarkable observation was send to me this morning by a dear friend and intercessor: Just reading the  faces! When masks reveal the hidden soul condition and the smile can no longer cover up the emptiness of the heart.It has been interesting to see people behind their masks.The eyes are truly windows of the soul.When …

Compassion based on a Lie isn’t God’s Love

Posted on May 28, 2020 by Wanda Alger  The consistent argument that is causing such division within the Body of Christ concerning the pandemic seems to be whether or not we truly love others. For if we did, we would wear masks, we would stay at home, and we would quietly obey our government. The presumption is that …

Seven Apologetics Books Every Teen Should Read

By TIM BARNETT Published on May 25, 2020 I try not to dwell on disappointments. But there is one disappointment I think about a lot. In fact, it drives my motivation for ministry. My great regret: I didn’t discover apologetics until I was in my early twenties. My mission in ministry is to expose students to the rich intellectual …

History on the repeat

Will they ever learn from their historical failures? Will they ever be able to understand that their blind hate will cause them to bump into the wrath of an Almighty God who arises for the sake of His beloved people? “Today, we celebrate the triumph of those IDF heroes & reaffirm our commitment to securing …