The song The Servant King is about the radical revelation of a God who came, ‘not be served but to serve’; and who calls us to do the same.
The initiative of the Senate also seeks to explicitly ban discrimination on the grounds of disability. LGBTQI groups say same-sex marriage and adoption laws need to be shielded.
A survey shows that Roman Catholics decline the most and go to church the least. Over half of Protestants attend church at least once a month.
In Qatar, the two stars of the Dutch football team lead a Bible study for their teammates. Depay explains his celebrations after scoring: “I live my life in Jesus’ word”.
The health minister proposes a draft law that allows euthanasia for children under 12. Christians denounce that it “could lead to euthanasia for disabled people too”.
Recent surveys in Germany and the Netherlands analyse the daily decisions of church members to see if they differ from the rest of society.
A study shows that a majority of Dutch people think it is important that certain conditions are met before a legal gender change.
After becoming a Christian, he started smuggling Bibles into Eastern Europe. He died at the age of 94 in his home country Netherlands.
The Dutch Bible Society releases a study on the meaning, reading habits and impact of the Bible in the Netherlands.
Everyone over 16 may change their legal gender via a civil officer. Court would decide on minors under 16 without parental consent. A citizen campaign warns about the dangers of the law.
Kees de Kort, a Dutch painter and illustrator, was known for over 300 colorful illustrations bringing to life both the Old and New Testament.
Many feel Pride parades display too much body. Yet perhaps our problem in the church is too little body emphasis.
Some reformers talked of the Book of Words (the Bible) and the Book of Works (creation), both of which were to be explored to reveal more of God’s glory..
Three Christians in three European countries were acquitted this year of incitement of hatred against homosexuals. Separate issues? Yes, but there are strong similarities.
The Bill aims to allow assisted suicide for those over 75 who do not qualify to apply for euthanasia. “Government has a duty to protect its citizens”, Council says.
A report of the Social and Cultural Planning Office shows that only 33% say they believe in God. But “believers experience more meaningfulness than non-believers”.
A report compares suicide rates in countries where euthanasia is legal, with those where it is not. “Legalizing euthanasia will not help prevent suicide”, it says.
Doubts about the new (proposed) laws which cover talking therapy are being expressed from within LGB (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual) circles themselves.
The newest official statistics show that one in three believe in the existance of God.
The new FC Barcelona striker talks openly about his faith in interviews and on social media. “Always count on God, He's done miracles on me”, he said after Sunday's game.
Two bombing attacks in Kabul's airport killed at least 90. European governments are hurrying to evacuate as many people as possible, some have already finished evacuations.
Hers is a story of sheltering Jews, of imprisonment in Nazi concentration camps, a surprise release and of her worldwide mission to spread a message of forgiveness.
In the year of the pandemic, nearly 7,000 people died by euthanasia, the highest number since the practice was legalised two decades ago.
What a great concept, to replace the negative associations of ‘Red Light District’ with the creation-friendly associations of ‘Green Light District’! Could this in some way be an answer to prayers for ‘God’s kingdom to come’ in Amsterdam?
The evangelical party Christen Unie retains the 5 seats they had in the country’s parliament.
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