Corrie Ten Boom

Reaching out to the IETSIST generation

God made the nations so they would seek him, perhaps even reach out to him and find him. In fact, God isn’t far away from any of us. (Acts 17:27 CEB Other versions say, ‘feel after Him’, or even ‘grope for Him and find Him’). Last week I had the joy and privilege of... read more

Corrie Ten Boom’s House

One of the highlights of my trip to Haarlem was my visit to the perfectly preserved house where Corrie Ten Boom and her family served as jewellers and watch menders. It is an extraordinary story. Corrie was already into her fifties when her family opened their door to... read more

There is no pit so deep that Jesus is not deeper yet: Gems from Corrie Ten Boom

Back in the late 1970s when I was working as a door to door evangelist in Oxford, passing on Christian books was a major part of the ministry. In addition to excellent books by Michael Green and David Watson about finding Jesus, I loved to pass on biographies that... read more

Faith in the face of life threatening challenges

In Tramp for the Lord Corrie Ten Boom describes the occasion when she found herself preaching in a small country in Africa which had been taken over by a government that was making determined attempts to kill all Christians. As you can imagine she could see the fear... read more