Christmas Delivered

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Christmas is coming! What comes to mind when you think of this time of year? Is it a hope for snow on December 25th? Well across the country we got that the other day, as the photo above from our … Continued

Reasons to be thankful? – part 1

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  Despite an early morning frost, it has been a beautiful day weather wise in Leiden. Perhaps it can seem so much easier to be grateful for things when the Sun is shining and there are blue skies. Yet think … Continued

Love serves

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Imagine going into your work place and your boss tells you and the other staff that she or he is going to make you all the drinks you ever need during the week to come. Or if you are a … Continued

Keep growing

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“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen” 2 Peter 3:18 There is a big emphasis, particularly in places like Western Europe and North America … Continued

Worth it?

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  In a few hours time I am flying back from the UK, having been over here visiting family. When I was in Exeter yesterday on my way to the hospital, I passed by the shops. All kinds of products … Continued

Being planted

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If you are reading this and are new to the area, welcome to Leiden! At ICL, we are on with a new series called ‘Foundations’ based around ICL’s mission statement: “a Christ centred international community planted to worship, grow and … Continued

Christ-centred?

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It is a Saturday afternoon as I am writing this – perhaps it is your first weekend here in the Leiden area. Or at the least, one of your first Saturdays here. If so, welcome to you! Over the coming … Continued

Walls are made to be broken

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Walls are made to be broken! Do you ever find yourself in unexpected places? Right now I am in the UK due to some family illness – I was not expecting on the weekend to be here. Two weeks ago … Continued