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March 24th, 2021 - 11:07 am § in Medical

Grief and insecurity

About a year ago a good friend and fellow doctor warned us, and unfortunately, over the past months, we experienced what he warned us for: we and the church in Senegal are suffering the loss of a number of loved ones due to COVID-19. In the past month, three important church leaders have passed away. They are indispensable leaders and they leave big voids in their families (with teenage children), and in their church and many committees. The board of directors of Senegal’s only mission hospital, of which Tabitha is also a part, has lost its president and secretary and is now inactive. Read more…


December 24th, 2020 - 6:59 pm § in Kerk

Children’s songs in dozens of schools

Corrie ten Boom once said: “When the Lord closes a door, he opens a window.” It is clear that many doors were closed for the music ministry in 2020: live music was prohibited for months; our study was out of work. Traveling was prohibited; so the guesthouse remained empty. But “on [...]


December 24th, 2020 - 4:03 pm § in Medical

Maternity ward opens in Galle Kisal

A car approaches the clinic at high speeds and breaks at the last second. A woman yells and makes wide arm gestures. A baby, apparently born on the way, is wrapped in some cloths in the back of the pick-up. The placenta still attached to the umbilical cord. The woman tells us that the baby […[...]


December 24th, 2020 - 12:25 pm § in Medical

Conference for doctors and nurses in 7 regions

Doctors and nurses in Senegal are, just like anywhere in the world, tired of the Corona crisis and the uncertainty and stress. How can you continually show compassion in the midst of this difficult time? “Compassion in Action” was the theme of the annual conference, which this time was held dece[...]


October 16th, 2020 - 3:02 pm § in Kerk

A Church in the Studio…

“Since I started reading the Bible again, my inner life changed so deeply”, replies Ndongo* when I ask him at the end of 4 months of intensive discipleship if he wants to meet again in two weeks. Large gatherings and open-air concerts are still prohibited, and there is little clientele in the st[...]


October 16th, 2020 - 3:01 pm § in Africa

Galle Kisal Clinic 10 years!

Last month we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the clinic Galle Kisal (House of Peace) in Northern Senegal. It has been a difficult year for the staff as they continued the vision following the death of the founder Dr. Ousmane Soh. At many times he is still sorely missed by colleagues and patients[...]


October 10th, 2020 - 6:09 pm § in Medical, Church, Africa

From civil servant to hospital director

We would like to introduce you to Kane. He considers his work as a civil servant as his spiritual calling. When he became a Christian as a teenager, his pastor encouraged him to become a pastor or a teacher. He, however, decided to pursue a career as a civil servant. He was accepted into a […[...]








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