• Holy Bubble meets the World

    Holy Bubble meets the World0

    From mid-November to mid-December I had the privilege of attending a 30-day retreat of solitude. Part of my time was spent in long Bible meditations. I received a new text every day and the expectation was that I would spend one hour, four times a day, meditating on the text. The objective was to make sure that I was not preparing my next input, sermon or devotion but to allow the Bible do its work in me.

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  • At your service

    At your service0

    Freedom of religion or belief for all has always been a top priority for EEA, for our work in Brussels but also for our interactions with our members and partners. The people most qualified to understand and respond well to the freedom of religion problems in a nation are, of course, those in that nation. So EEA is dedicated to strengthening its national Evangelical Alliances so that they can play their important role.

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  • Short Memories

    Short Memories0

    Discussing Covid-19 matters with a friend he said: “We are learning a lot through Covid-19. A lot which has been forgotten from the recent history. People in the more affluent parts of the world have forgotten how vulnerable they are, and that death is part of life.”

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  • When Health is deemed more important than Justice

    When Health is deemed more important than Justice0

    Something has gone profoundly wrong in fighting Covid-19. It disturbs me greatly. It needs to be confronted and corrected. Right from the beginning drastic measures were taken. The goal and inherent promise were to keep people healthy and protected. Crisis scenarios were pulled out. These scenarios were mainly concerned with protecting people but they did not look at the injustices caused.

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  • Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter0

    Several things have been on my heart and mind these last several weeks. Scattered thoughts that I’ve been working to try to put together and make some sort of sense of it all. Here are some of things that I have been processing. Have you ever heard or thought about Macroassault, Microassault, Microinsult, Microinvalidation. These terms were used in the Zoom Café. According to minority groups, this is what they feel living in Europe.

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  • Distant Socialising

    Distant Socialising0

    Chosen or forced distance. Most of us have never spent any time thinking about the agreed cultural distance in formal and informal settings. Sociologists can tell us within centimetres what it is in Sweden and what it is in Albania. The social distance is different in each country.

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