We’ve received our assignment!

It’s been some time since you’ve seen us, but we haven’t been idle. We visited Ireland in October to assess our options about buying a house depending on where we will be moving. We travelled to some other cities and towns, met new congregations and made new and exciting friendships along the way. Renting or…

First Contact with the Irish Ministry

The Flight Only three weeks after deciding to have a spontaneous trip to Galway, we found ourselves on our flight to Dublin. We wanted to meet the congregations in Ireland to introduce ourselves and make our first contact with the Irish ministry. We didn’t even board our flight yet when I already regretted not bringing…

We heard back from Galway!

As a preparation to move to Ireland as need greater in 2019, the Mr and I are going to visit the congregations there several times. This week we head up to Galway for the first time since our holiday in 2017. Looking for a service Partner A few weeks ago, a nice brother visited our…

What is a ‘Need Greater’?

What exactly is a ‘Need Greater’? In my previous Post “We are Moving to Ireland!” I promised to explain what a ‘Need Greater’ is. A ‘Need Greater’ is a person serving where there is a greater need. This means serving specifically where there is a high need for kingdom publishers. This can be any language,…

We’re moving to Ireland!

It’s official! We are moving to Ireland! We are really excited to announce our decision to move to where the need is greater: in Ireland! Since there will be a lot of questions about why, when, where etc. I put some Questions & Answers together. What is need greater? A need greater is someone who…

Special Convention 2017 Vienna

Special Convention 2017 Vienna We have been so happy for the privilege of being with you at the Special Convention in Vienna/Austria. The big crowd of brothers and sisters was overwhelming. It is such a joy to see Jehovah’s people from all over the world being together in unity. We especially enjoyed singing the first…

a threefold cord

When the Mr and I met back in 2009, we haven’t been baptized. My husband grew up catholic and my mother is one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. So the connection between religious life and a successful marriage wasn’t totally new to me. But there is a big difference of knowing the concept of something and really doing…

someone else is better for this job

For a long time I was thinking about writing a blogpost about the feelings of being unqualified, ill-equipped or unworthy. So this week’s Family Study actually helped a great deal to sort out the thoughts. We were listening to the dramatic Bible Reading of Jonah and worked the Teenager Study Activity afterwards. When thinking about…

counting the blessings

A friend recently told me:  You go to work, buy your groceries, cook food, clean the flat, then you prepare for the meetings, do your personal study and the bible reading and prepare for field service and your assignments at the meetings. If you have done this, you add 70 hours of service, additional responsibilities…