• 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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  • Covid-19 – A Wake-Up Call?!

    Covid-19 – A Wake-Up Call?!0

    In all strands of society life has come to a screeching halt. What economists feared, suddenly came true in a way they could not have imagined. Experts had been warning for some time that the market was overheating. They also said that, in contrast to the financial crisis in 2008, there was no leverage left to fight a new crisis, by lowering interest rates which are already at 0% or even negative or going more into debt as many nations are already indebted to breaking point.

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  • 75 years of peace in Europe (?)

    75 years of peace in Europe (?)0

    75 years of peace in Europe (?) On 8 May we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. An amazing time lies behind us, lies behind Europe. It still lives among us with many contemporary witnesses.  There has hardly ever been such a time in conflict-ridden Europe.

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  • EEA NEWSLETTER | December 2019

    EEA NEWSLETTER | December 20190

    Your Kingdom come – A decade of holistic Disciple Making

    This was the topic of the General Assembly of the World Evangelical Alliance in Jakarta. The week was very inspiring and gave a lot of food for thought and further action. I only wish there had been more time to wrestle with the topics addressed from stage around the table.

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