Wednesday, December 30, 2009

I love the Amsterdam team. We have so much together. It is obvious God has called each individual to minister in Amsterdam. The different gifts and talents are so needed in this city.

As a team we will be spending two hours a day praying at, The Tabernacle, which is a prayer room in the Red Light District. To find out more info on the Tabernacle you can visit: We will be having our 2 hour set from 9am to 11 am Tuesday thru Saturday. We will also be going to the streets afterward to share the gospel. Please pray for His heart to flow through us.
Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful but the workers re few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field." I believe the harvest is plentiful and I ask for prayer that we would proclaim boldly His word and see the harvest come in.

This is the prayer room at the YWAM base where we will be living for 3 months. We have a 360 view of the city from the prayer tower aka glory tower.
But where sin increased, grace increased all the more.
Romans 5:20
Amsterdam is full of history and architectural beauty but God is after the hearts of those who live here and the people who come to indulge in earthly pleasures. The smell of marijuana fills the streets as we walk and pray around the city. Please pray for divine appointments and boldness as we share His love with the amazing people we meet.



I have fallen in love with the city. I believe God loves the people here. We have been here now for 11 days. Christmas in Amsterdam was wonderful. It snows on Christmas day every 20-30 years and this Christmas it snowed! It was a great present. On Christmas Eve my team and I went caroling in the red light district. As we sang I could feel the Lord moving on people's hearts. One man came over and did push ups in front of us. I wondered if he had been spending time in a "coffee shop" (where they sell marijuana) minutes earlier. Some people video taped us and others joined us in singing. There were a few people who walked by that I especially felt the Lord was touching. A man was singing O' Holy Night as he passed and I know God was reminding him of His love. A year before I became a christian I was in a Christmas service and I could not even sing Silent Night because conviction had gripped my heart. I had this sense for some as they walked by us.