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Responding to World Religions

Christianity and World Religions

Upcoming seminar will be on Islam. Dr. Phil Gottschalk will lead this session. You are welcome October 9th 19:00 hour at trinity church international.

Responding to World Religions at Trinity International Church Directions click here

25 September Drake Williams Introducing the topic on World Religions.

2 October Mike Duffy on Hinduism.

9 October Phil Gottschalk on Islam.

16 October Jim Dahl on Buddhism.

30 October Solomon Dimitriadis on Secularism


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StudentLife Communities


StudentLife Rotterdam has started the weekly meetings again. For information click on the Facebook page on one of the cities here

Are you a Christian, and do you want to grow and learn how to share about your relationship with God?

Are you not a believer, but do you together with other ‘seekers’ want to learn more about the meaning of life and discover more about God?

Become part of this colorful community full of focus on the meaning of life, friendship, fun, and life and faith questions!

Coaching and community concerning life and faith questions. That is what Agapè StudentLife stands for. With coaches, students and volunteers we help to create a meaningful student life.
Coaches and students of Agapè StudentLife meet each other at home or at the campus, during (international) conferences and workshops, or just at the pub

Want to join or start a StudentLife community? You can find information here 

You can find more information about student life here



Mission Weeks on Campus

Mission Weeks on Campus 

-Why run a mission week?

You can impact your University like never before. Contact Solomon for further information in The Netherlands. Here is the definite mission planning resource student unions use to plan their mission weeks on campus. It will answer questions of ‘why’ and ‘how’ run a mission week on your campus. 

Videos that help you prepare for your upcoming mission weeks or the ones you would like to attempt in your uni watch here

FEUER conference in Prague 2014

FEUER stands for Fellowship of Evangelists in the Universities of Europe.

About 100 student workers, many of them university evangelists, gathered together in order to get inspired and equipped to proclaim the good news in the university setting. Solomon went to the FEUER conference with two other IFES staff and one trainee. The staff plan to run two mission weeks in 2015, one in Groningen and one in Zwolle. Prayer is much appreciated for the preparation of these events.

University evangelist Michael Ots had this to say about the FEUER conference 2014 in Prague

During the FEUER conference we had John Lennox give a talk on ‘Has science buried God’ at the main lecture hall of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. More than 600 students attended this meeting. In the photo below you can see the moment when the man at the right side upstairs just made an announcement that there is no more place to enter the room. About 200 students were turned away. It was a special moment to see this happen in Prague. The general director of IFES in Prague told us that he never before saw something like this. It is obvious that many people are interested to hear more about the theistic Christian world view. You can watch the lecture here


Solomon giving a talk on What about suffering: Suffering. God. Humanism at ISS in The Hague


FEUER stands for Fellowship of Evangelists in the Universities of EuRope

My IFES colleague Bram van Putten was also there. It was special to be with Bram as this was my last trip for IFES before I joined Agape NL

My IFES colleague Bram van Putten was also there. It was special to be with Bram as this was my last trip for IFES before I joined Agape NL

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International students in Breda

icafe Breda 

2014,while I still was with IFES NL, was a fruitful year in international student ministry in Breda. Together with the student pastor we started an i-cafe team. The i-cafe team is running monthly meetings for international students. The team is composed by members of churches in Breda, IFES staff, the student pastor of the PKN church and both Dutch and international students. It took about a year to bring different people together in order to make this happen. The result is a strong and independent i-cafe team that is committed to reach out to international students in Breda. These are some photos from our first meetings in 2014. Some of these students also attend the Bible studies and prayer meetings on campus at AVANS on a weekly basis.

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Training students for outreach

Mission Possible The Hague


Dutch and International students formed an outreach team in The Hague called ‘mission possible’. Students from the Navigators took the initiative and IFES students joined them later. Staff and trainees from Agapè came to give training and encouragement to the students. We had many good conversations on topics related to the meaning and purpose of life, God and spirituality.


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