Paul’s Letter to the Galatians

Lesson 1: No other Gospel, Galatians 1:1-12
Lesson 2: Paul and his Gospel, Galatians 1:12-2:1
Lesson 3: Resistance and Faith, Acts 13:1-15:1
Lesson 4: Convent of the Apostles, Galatians 2:1-10, Acts 15:1-31, 16:1-6
Lesson 5: Jew or Gentile, Galatians 2:11-21, Acts 9:32-11:18
Lesson 6: Children of Abraham, Galatians 3:1-25
Lesson 7: Inheritance of Sons, Galatians 3:26-4:11
Lesson 8: Hagar and Sarah, Galatians 4:12-5:1
Lesson 9:
Lesson 10: Please the Spirit, Galatians 6:1-18

Early Church Studies

First Letter of Clement (2010)
Second Letter of Clement (2010)
Shepherd of Hermas  (2010)
Kirollos – on the fast of our Lord (2010) and (Here INCLUDING actual sermon)
Gregory of Nazianzus (2010)
The Martyrdom of Ignatius and Polycarp as models for suffering for the modern church (2011)
John of Damascus and iconoclasm- Why we need icons in Church (2013)
The development from faith statements to the Nicene Creed (2013)
Gregory of Nyssa – Life of Moses (2018)
Epistle of Barnabas (2018)
Letter of Polycarp to the Philippians (2018)
Martyrdom of Polycarp (2018)
The seven epistles of Ignatius (2018) (Here the actual letters)
Pastor of Hermas (2018)
Letter to diognetus (2018)
Irenaeus: On the Apostolic Preaching (2018)
St Cyprian of Carthage- On the Unity of the Church (2019)
Basil the Great: On Fasting, Homily I (2019)
Ambrose of Milan – On the Christian Faith (2019)
Persecution in the Early Church (1) (2020)


1. Tacitus en de brand in Rome
2. Plinius en Trajanus
3. De martelaren van Scilli
4. Verdrukkingen voor bisschop Cyprianus
5. polycarpus

Coptic-Orthodox Studies

The Copts and the Ecumenical Councils of Nicea and Constantinople  (2008)
The Copts and the Ecumenical Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon  (2008)
The Copts and Islam (641-750) (2008)
The Impact of Roman and Protestant Mission on the Copts (2008)
Desert Father Matta al-Miskeen and Church Unity (2009)

Seven temples of God in the Bible

Nederlandse Versie

1. De Schepping als Tempel
2. De Mensheid als Tempel
3. Israël’s Altaren, Tabernakels en Tempels
4. God’s Centrale Tempel- De Heer Jezus Christus
5. Het volk van God als een tempel
6. De nieuwe hemel en de nieuwe aarde_ God’s volmaakte tempel

English Version

1. God’s First Temple – Creation
2. God’s Second Temple – Adam
3. God’s Third Temple – From altars to the temple of Herod
4. God’s Central Temple – Jesus Christ
5. God’s Fifth Temple – Church
6. God’s Sixth Temple – Individual Christians
7. God’s Final Temple – New Jerusalem

Seven Temples All in one book

Early Church Studies in Nijmegen

I am ‘teaching’ on Church Fathers almost every Sunday afternoon in Nijmegen.  You are very welcome to participate!  Of course you are warmly invited to  join our worship service before the study (12pm), but there is no obligation. All studies begin around 1.30pm, and last about 45-60 minutes.

Sunday 16 September, 1.30pm Nijmegen: Letter of Polycarp

Sunday 30 September, 1.30pm Nijmegen: Martyrdom of Polycarp
Sunday 7 October, 1.30pm Nijmegen: Letter of Barnabas

Sunday 21 October, 1.30pm Nijmegen: Pastor of Hermas (part one)
Sunday 28 October, 1.30pm Nijmegen: Pastor of Hermas (part two)

Sunday 4 November, 1.30pm Nijmegen: Letter to Diognetus
Sunday 11 November, 1.30pm Nijmegen: to be decided
Sunday 18 November, 1.30pm Nijmegen: to be decided

The lessons in Nijmegen are at the Kruispuntkerk, Van Hogendorpstraat 126, 6535 VC
The lessons in Utrecht are in Holy Trinity Church, Van Limburg Stirumplein, 3581 KE