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Romaconference Osijek, Nov. 2017

Last week, Jelle and I attended a conference about Christianity among the Roma. We met a mixed group of people from all kinds of backgrounds: Pentecostal and Baptist, Roman Catholic and Reformed, people from Slovakia, Bulgaria, and even from the UK. Most were pastors, some teachers and sociologists, but all working with Roma people. Some…

Door admin 6 december 2017 0

7 priceless gifts on Thanksgiving Day

In this week of American Thanksgiving, I will change the challenge. Lately, there has been a 7-day challenge floating around Facebook to post photos seven days in a row—no explanations, just pictures. It was a nice challenge. Many people shared beautiful shots and were challenged to see beauty. But, the challenge was too hard for…

Door admin 25 november 2017 0

First editon: Kaskada Magazine!

We are excited to share with you the first edition of Kaskada magazine! It is a magazine about the people and projects within Roma Bible Union. Just grab a big mug with your favorite drink, sit down and enjoy! Reading the stories, watching the pictures and videoclips. Please share with as many people as possible;-)…

Door admin 14 november 2017 1

A ten-year journey

It is ten years ago these weeks that we moved to Horsley’s Green in England. “You start a journey in faith” is what Sjaak van Kleef told us during the WoW (Windows on Wycliffe) course. I wondered: Do I want that? Am I able to do that? It was scary. We had three little kids,…

Door admin 4 november 2017 4

Pear picking

On the day that Jelle brought me to Bor a few weeks ago, around 30 people from our home village came together for the pear harvest. The owner had promised to give a certain amount of money for each square bushel. This faithful, hardworking group of people managed to get 42 of these bushels. This…

Door admin 13 oktober 2017 0

Laundry lines

On a walk through Bor I captured quite a few laundrylines. I promised to post it after I had finished my own pile of laundry. All I can say is, that it was a real battle against nature as the sun was out when I filled my line, but soon after it started pouring with…

Door admin 28 september 2017 0

Bor-Home: 7 highlights

“Do you never start the motor when you drive downhill?” I asked when we went down from the house in the mountains. “No, this is the way I have done it for years,” he replied. “I have a family at home waiting…would be nice if I could meet them, alive,” I thought. Happily, we arrived…

Door admin 22 september 2017 0