Specialist in bringing regeneration and change. Inspirer for christian and church. Pacer; in shaping God’s Kingdom here and now.

“Saturating Companies with Humanity”: An Excerpt from BAM Global Movement BAM Global Movement: Business as Mission Concepts and Stories is a book about doing business to honor God and have a positive impact on people and societies.

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Unique project in trendy neighbourhood Berlin

In a trendy part of Berlin, project developer Norbert Tews initiated and realised a construction project of three thousand square meters. About thirty Christians live and work here, the community is a blessing for the neighbourhood.  More of

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A life changing university & my growing involvement

My study at Bakke Graduate University (BGU) was life changing. BGU has staff and students in 50 nations. She has a unique and innovative program through synergising transformational leadership, urban development, business and theology. I've served on the Regional

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BAM global – a glimpse to wet your appetite!

Globally missionaries, business people and church planters are on a journey to integrate business and mission. Amazing things are happening! When interested to learn more about BAM, check out the website of my co-author Mats Tunehag, and

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My mission… might become your mission…

Have fun watching this video! My mission... ...might become your mission!   order the book here

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Pushing a heavy BAM-ball up the mountain…

The first several months of my Business as Mission book project, felt as if I was pushing a big, heavy ball up the mountain. Now nine months down the road, it seems the ball is

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BAM is capturing people’s imagination!

How can business benefit society, and serve Gods purposes? That's in a nutshel where Business as Mission (BAM) is about. In my part of the world, Europe, this question is capturing peoples' imagination. Of business

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Restaurant with a mission

"Through working in my business, I’m experiencing more of God," says Faouzi Chihabi, "I have my faith in my head and heart. Now it is also flowing through my hands." Faouzi studied theology to become

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The (pre) sale of the BAM book has started!

"We plan to order about 50 books," assured Arco de Leede, director of Interserve Holland. Operation Mobilisation NL inquired: "Would it help if we buy 100 books in advance and pre-finance the project this way?” They

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How will you measure your life?

‘My projects can wait’, I decided. This is a unique opportunity to have a meaningful time with my parents. My dad had put his memoirs on paper, and I decided to edit the text and

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Jan 30, 2015 GIDSbusiness Breakfast: Spirituality in Amsterdam’s business district

GIDS Business breakfast Bimonthly GIDSnetwerk Rotterdam organizes a business breakfast at Borgo d’ Aneto. Entrepreneurial folks get together who aim for the welfare of the city. We invite people to share how business with mission

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Family, friends & fun!

  Our kids:  This picture is a few years old, taken Spring 2014. We have some more grandchildren! Our elders son Daniel, lives with his wife Victoria and their two sons Kaleb and Kyler on Vancouver

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“We are guilty,” Gen. Secr. Council of Churches touched hearts

July 1st, 2013, it was 150 years since slavery was abolished in the Netherlands. Klaas van der Kamp, General Secretary of Council of Churches in the Netherlands acknowledges the guilt of the church in relation

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City Changers- Alan Platt

“We call our people City Changers,” said Alan Platt. “They don’t come to church for a program, they are the program.” During a tasteful dinner in a relaxed atmosphere, this South African pastor gave an

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I’m searching for keys

(Photo With Tjebbo in Stockholm) Searching for keys... How do I communicate the gospel with my neighbors? Fun folks, I like them a lot and they like me, but when I try to talk about my

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A personal conversation on TV

‘Andries Knevel receives weekly Christian thinkers, innovators, prominent figures and inspiring examples,’ is the introduction on the webpage of the EO; the Evangelical broadcast company in the Netherlands. When they invited me, these words made

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About the book project ‘God ain’t white’

In the book ‘God ain’t white’ (only available in Dutch) we take the reader on a journey through the history of slavery. Through personal interviews with black people you become aware how the past still

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God in the City available as eBook!

Do you want to be influential in your city? But wonder how? Want to know how God is at work in an urban context? You'll get inspired, get ideas and be encouraged by reading 'God

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Can we re-write laws?

Sharon Stone: ‘We don’t have to twist arms; people know what is right. Truth has authority’ Can we re-write laws? The Mayor of the town turned to her, and asked, “Sharon, what can you do

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Is social justice on the church agenda?

Antonie Fountain (32) and George Verwer (73) discuss social justice issues At Call2All  A conference on mission in Europe. "Social justice is more than a good deed - it's at the heart of mission, because it's

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Ways to get involved with modern-day slavery

With Stephen Goode, internationally overseeing YWAM Relief & Development “Lord, what is the pain in my city? Who are the ones enslaved and hurting - I don’t know about? Will you show and bring me

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Abolishment of slavery & poverty in East End

With John Hayes in John Newton's church downtown London. 'THE FUTURE GROWS OUT OF THE PAST' May 22nd it will be 225 years ago that the Clapham Saints decided to battle slavery. This group of

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It’s time to make poverty personal

'WE'VE MADE POVERTY POLITICAL, IT'S TIME TO MAKE IT PERSONAL' A battle worth fighting... We need to personally engage with the poor, is John Hayes' conviction: "As nations, we’ve made poverty political and we’ve made

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The pain in our cities; we can’t ignore it (2)

During the city track of Hope for Europe in Budapest, we reflected on pain in our cities. We shared deeply, on a personal, ministry and city level. Pain has to do with sin and injustices.

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The pain in our cities; we can’t ignore it (1)

Jennifer Tunehag-Roemhildt How do we handle pain in our cities? This was the main theme in the city-track at Hope for Europe 2011 conference in Budapest. Living in the affluent city of Rotterdam, I enjoy

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Update work & personal – febr 2015

Menno was asked to join the leadership team of our church, Crossroads Rotterdam. We are blessed with this church; a great group of young folks. Menno enjoys being more involved – they are blessed by

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