Archive for July, 2013

July 6th, 2013 - 22:31 § in Family, Medical

Doctor at school

“Who wants to be a doctor?” “me me me!” 17 children are screaming at a time. Maria and her classmates swarm around me as I give a short lesson to the 4-year-olds about what a doctor actually does. A white coat and stethoscope in your ears, they’d all love to do that. What d[...]

July 3rd, 2013 - 09:43 § in Church


After about two years I’m back in the leadership team of the ICF! No, not in Rotterdam, but in Dakar. Not only the city is different, the community is also very different from that of Rotterdam: many expats, embassy personnel, NGO staff or people working for large international companies. As a[...]

July 1st, 2013 - 19:59 § in Church

In concert!

“Music is like a pearl, so beautiful that you want to share it with everyone. Music communicates, it touches. God has put this musical creativity in us.” It’s April 26th, and party time! Bernard’s new album is inaugurated. I (Jan) explain the vision as a producer on behalf of our tea[...]

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