English-speaking church in Eindhoven

Sermons on John

Easter 2021

In our Easter celebration, Jaap Haasnoot explored the difference that Easter makes to our world. Focusing on Mary Magdalene weeping at the tomb, we celebrate with her as she realizes that Jezus has been resurrected. We have hope because there has been Easter. We live in a world that has seen Easter, and that changes…

The Grain of Wheat

Focusing our attention on the parable of the grain of wheat that dies in order to produce many seeds (found in John 12), Peter explored what this means for us. The self-giving love demonstrated by Jesus is our model and to trust Jesus as Lord, serve Him as our King, and allow Him to be…

Love and Grace

On this fourth Sunday of Lent, Jan Waterschoot explored the meeting of Jesus and the Pharisee Nicodemus. Jesus speaks this crucial message: For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him may not perish but may have eternal life. (John 3:16) This message of love…

The New Covenant

In this special service, in which one of our adult congregation members was baptized, Peter reminded us that “God had always wanted a people of His own; a holy nation, a kingdom of priests. Not a people far off, quaking in fear at the bottom of a mountain, receiving the law on tablets of stone.”…

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 Lord’s Prayer For Us

In the 10th week of Lockdown we marked the Sunday between Ascension and Pentecost. It was a liminal time between phases of faith and experiences of Jesus. This message appreciates Jesus’ prayer in John 17, often described as ‘The high priestly Prayer of Jesus’ as a prayer showing his heart for his friends and what…