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Mon
12
Nov '12

Sint Maarten, Sint Maarten

Yesterday, 11 November, was Sint Maartensdag (Saint Martin’s Day).  We were told about this holiday when we first moved to The Netherlands.  Children make paper lanterns attached to a stick and go door-to-door singing songs about Saint Martin and then get candy.  When we were told about it, we thought that it was a bit […]

Wed
17
Oct '12

Can You Really Get Sick of the Smell of Cookies?

When we began meeting about starting iChurch Hoofddorp, we wanted to be a church that did nice things for people.  It’s such a novel idea for a church to do something for people without a hidden agenda.  Sad, right?  So, I had the idea to pass out homemade cookies to people.  I’ve found that Dutch […]

Mon
14
May '12

“Would you like a homemade cookie?”

I said these words so many times that I think I’ll be saying them in my sleep.  With the help of some friends, Sarah & Rebekah Taylor, we had 250 homemade cookies ready to pass out in Hoofddorp. We got a permit from the city to be able to pass them out.  The process was […]

Fri
6
Apr '12

iChurch Community begins

We’ve been meeting quite a bit with our friends, Vanessa & Sietse to plan for our new church, iChurch Hoofddorp.  We’ve been going through things like the vision for our church.  We had our first meeting on Sunday, 1 April.  We decided to start by talkig about what our core values.  Mike spoke about being […]