Archive for July, 2017

July 11th, 2017 - 9:58 pm § in Medisch

A small device that saves lives

In the conference room of the Dakar North regional hospital, about 20 doctors and paramedics meet for a training on emergency care. In an interactive lesson, our good friend and anesthesiologist Hans shares his knowledge and experience with the interested Senegalese colleagues. Two oximeters are don[...]

July 10th, 2017 - 10:16 pm § in Kerk

Every one a leader!

Some church members peek around the corner out of curiosity to get an impression of the leadership training Jan is teaching with a colleague. The mostly well educated new believers have questions like “what’s the church”, “what dimension does Gods influence have in my life”, “and how doe[...]

July 10th, 2017 - 10:08 pm § in Africa

Bernard: Bigger stage, same focus

This year was the year of international recognition of Bernards music. After a warm welcome in Côte d’Ivoire in December, a concert in Gambia followed and a nomination for best gospel artist at the French Angels Music Awards. Bernard is currently preparing to come to Europe for a visit to the[...]

July 10th, 2017 - 9:46 pm § in Familie

News from Maria & Simon

The school year has just finished and Maria and Simon are looking forward to the long vacation. We are grateful for a great year for the children. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Buzz [...]

July 10th, 2017 - 7:31 pm § in Kerk

A chicken farm on the roof of the church building!

Financial independence is not easily attaint for a small urban church. The idea to start a chicken farm on the roof of the church sounded a bit bizarre to me at the beginning. But with support of the internal church of Dakar and support from church members a large cage was built on the roof [&hellip[...]

July 10th, 2017 - 7:16 pm § in Medisch, Kerk

Praying for doctors and nurses

A car packed with health workers pulls over in front of the physiotherapists’ clinic. We’ re not there for a consultation or treatment. We come to pray with the staff. We are in a poor neighborhood at the outskirts of this city and our visit is a great encouragement. In January 2015 I started a [...]

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