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Looking back and looking forward!

HOME PAGE Looking back and looking forward 2017 & 2018 This has been one of the years that has gone by the fastest! As we look back at 2017 we can really celebrate God's faithfulness, provision, guidance and favor! Here are just a couple of things I would like to highlight from this year! EUROPE…
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Thursday 9 November

Our last day in Amsterdam and in the Netherlands. During the morning we had a very specific time with Sheranne and Froukje dpeaking about campus ministry and what the next steps for them would be on campus. I am expectant to see how God will use their faithfulness, their availability, their teachability and just their…
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Wednesday 8 November

This was our last day doing discipleship training and we focussed on the practicals of how to do a small group. Some of the things we discussed was the importance of having a group commitment, a solid rhythm that helps you to build an intentional culture and also some of the different tools that are…
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Tuesday 07 November

On Tuesday morning we gathered together for training at Nino's house in Haarlem. We continued speaking on different evangelism styles, approaches and creative ways to get invilved in your community and in the lives of other people. We also transitioned into how you can use the One2One as part of sharing the Gospel. Lunch time…
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Monday 6 November

On Monday we started with evangelism training at the VU (Vrije Universiteit) where Sheranne and Froukje study. They have the best student caffeterie I have come across so far! The aim of our training time during the week was to establish certain principles when it comes to evangelism, sharing the Gospel, building intentional relationships and…
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Sunday 5 November

On Sunday we had a very full, but very special day. We started with having a gathering in the upper room (the living room of Emile and Wilmarie's house which is on the top floor of their building). This was such a special time of sharing about what God has done in our lives, things…
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Saturday 4 November

Saturday was spent primarily as a tourism day. The morning we visited a market in Haarlem which really is one of the coolest places to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, bread and off course cheese! We then took a train ride to Den Haag which is a coastal city. Our "tour guides"took us on…
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Friday 3 November

On arrival in Amsterdam it took us a couple of minutes just to figure out the ticketing system and the best travel routes. The public transport in Amsterdam (and throughout the whole of the Netherlands) really is incredible and makes travelling anywhere really a breeze. Our Friday was spend meeting up with old friends and…
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A new church plant, student conference and Europe!

Every year we have a student conference where 1000's of students gather together at different locations. This year the theme was #UNASHAMED. We have a God who is unashamed of us therefor we can live unashamed of Him! Two first year students from Open Window joined us for the conference in Johannesburg. This is a…
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6 weeks into our Southdowns 6PM service!

I absolutely love working with the next generation. Their zeal, passion and hunger for God and His Kingdom is so contagious! 6 Weeks into our 6PM service and the team is just incredible. In every area they are sacrificially giving of their time and their talents!  Our desire with the evening service is that people…
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