English-speaking church in Eindhoven

Humility and repentance

Preaching from the story of John the Baptist and the crowds that went out to him in the wilderness, Peter showed us how people from all walks of life recognized their separation from God and wanted to be reconciled to their Creator. John did not preach for personal gain. When pointing to Jesus, he told…

Seeking Jesus

Wise men came seeking Jesus – and they still do! The wise men who came to Bethlehem followed a star that had told them of the birth of Jesus. God had spoken to them in a language they could understand. So we who seek to follow God’s lead need to have patience and faith, but…

The Faithful Remnant

Examining the birth of Jesus, Peter pointed out that God chose to reveal His plans to some very unlikely people. Though of low social standing, these people (Mary, Joseph, the shepherds) were part of God’s faithful remnant. Contrast this with the leading figures of the time such as King Herod and the Pharisees. God wants…

Christmas 2020

In this Christmas sermon, we learned how our lives are like houses with shutters, which we must open in order to let the light in. God does not force himself upon us, but rather desires us to love Him and take our places in His family.

The Invitation

Our new interim pastor, Peter, spoke this week on our ability to choose whether or not to accept God’s invitation. Focusing on the life of Mary and the invitation she received that would turn her world upside down, he challenged us to respond with the same humble acceptance.

John the Baptist

Our interim pastor, Peter, brought us his first sermon on the topic of John the Baptist as portrayed in Mark’s gospel. He reminded us that the way to prepare for God’s coming is through repentance. John the Baptist showed the way for sinners who did not want to live separated from God.

Look Out, But Look Forward

Our Archdeacon, Sam van Leer, gave a wonderful sermon to start our Advent season discussing how Advent is both a time of “looking out” (being of sober mind, awake and alert in word and deed) and “looking forward” (joyfully awaiting the coming of Jesus and the restoration of all things).