Articles by: Protestant Church in the Netherlands

NL: Column on time – Food and drink

NL: Column on time – Food and drink

0 by / on 2013/12/18, 15:48 / in Featured, Netherlands

Dr. Arjan Plaisier, secretary of the general synod of the Protestant Church of the Netherlands comments in food and drink. In our culture there is a lot of attention for food and drink. The number of television programs on food increases enormously. In the bookshops the number of cookbooks is still climbing. In the newspapers there are cuisine columns in […]

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NL: Comment on time – The merchant and the pastor

NL: Comment on time – The merchant and the pastor

0 by / on 2013/12/05, 15:03 / in Netherlands

Rev. Karin van den Broeke, moderator of the general synod of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, comments on time.

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NL: Comment on time – Compassion for strangers

NL: Comment on time – Compassion for strangers

0 by / on 2013/11/11, 07:56 / in Featured, Netherlands

Hurray! The European Committee of Social Rights made a preliminary ruling. The Dutch government is being called upon to provide people without refugee status with the basic means of existence: food, clothing and shelter.

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NL: Comment on time: Quote – Goot – Quiet 500

NL: Comment on time: Quote – Goot – Quiet 500

0 by / on 2013/10/21, 08:08 / in Netherlands

Karin van den Broeke, moderator of the general synod of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, comments on time.

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NL: Internet Church opens with online church service

NL: Internet Church opens with online church service

0 by / on 2013/10/14, 08:35 / in Netherlands

October 15th at 8 pm the internet church Mijnkerk.nl (mijn kerk = my church) of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands will officially ‘open her doors’. This will not be done in the traditional manner with a religious service of at least one hour, but by a crowdsourcing online church worship, something which has never been done before.

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NL: Comment on time – Syria

NL: Comment on time – Syria

0 by / on 2013/09/06, 14:53 / in Netherlands

Dr. Arjan Plaisier: It seems to be inevitable that the United States together with France and Great Britain will perform an attack on the regime of Assad in Syria. Especially France can hardly wait.

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NL: Comment on time – Second Love

NL: Comment on time – Second Love

0 by / on 2013/08/26, 07:48 / in Netherlands

What would we think of a commercial which advises us to steal? What would we as citizens feel about a commercial which calls upon us to steal from the government? What would the government feel about a commercial which incites to rob her? These are rhetorical questions to which we know the answers.

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NL: Comment on time: Leuenberg Agreement 1973 – 2013

NL: Comment on time: Leuenberg Agreement 1973 – 2013

0 by / on 2013/08/07, 13:35 / in Netherlands

The Leuenberg Agreement is forty years old. Moderator of the general synod Karin van den Broeke on the actual meaning of this ecumenical document.

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NL: Comment on time: Arms embargo?

NL: Comment on time: Arms embargo?

0 by / on 2013/06/03, 08:12 / in Featured, Netherlands

The ministers of the EU did not reach an agreement on continuation of the arms embargo for Syria. On behalf of the Netherlands Minister Timmermans justly tried his utmost to continue the embargo. His proposal did not make it. This is too bad. Many analysts are of the opinion that the supply of arms to rebel groups will not bring […]

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NL: General Synod, April 26th, 2013: Integrity and Respect

NL: General Synod, April 26th, 2013: Integrity and Respect

0 by / on 2013/05/02, 07:42 / in Netherlands

On April 26th the general synod of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands discussed the continuation document on the so called Islam Memorandum ‘Integrity and Respect’.

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