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Holland praying…

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Of all the unexpected things in the world, here is an article reporting on Christian resurgence in…Holland:

When the “corporate prayer” movement first started in 1996, few people in Holland took any notice. Why should they have done so? After all, Holland’s manifest destiny was to become a fully secularized country, in which prayer was considered at best an irrational but harmless pastime. That was then. Cue forward to 2006, when prayer in the workplace is fast becoming a universally accepted phenomenon. More than 100 companies participate. Government ministries, universities, multinational companies like Philips, KLM, and ABN AMRO–all allow groups of employees to organize regular prayer meetings at their premises. Trade unions have even started lobbying the government for recognition of workers’ right to prayer in the workplace.



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Gretchen

posted February 1, 2007 at 4:39 pm


A very interesting article. Was intrigued by the idea of materials being developed by Christians to aid in evangelizing muslims. Great promise, but great danger to the evangelizers and the converts.



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Donny

posted February 2, 2007 at 5:13 am


Any “evangelizer” that is scared to bring the Good News to “anyone,” needs to find another religion. Or at least needs to not go out and preach the Gospel. It is far past time for Christians to evangelize the Islamic world.If prayer can come to Holland, then what’s to stop the Gospel from anything or anyone?



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