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Janet was born in England and raised in Ireland (and truly is Irish in heart and nature).
Anton was born (on a houseboat) and raised in Amsterdam.
We tend to speak Denglish -- a mixture of Dutch and English (nowadays with a few Spanish and Catalan words thrown in).
We are followers of Jesus Christ, trying to put into practice the two greatest commandments.
We try to love people regardless of their background, religion or lifestyle. Many Christians only seem prepared to love those who meet their own standard of moral excellence, but we believe that is not in line with what Jesus teaches us to do.
Our ministry is to help Christians and non-Christians alike move from a life of legalism to a life of grace and mercy.
We love to help people leave abusive churches and recover from spiritual abuse.
Among other things we love life, good friends, excellent coffee, great music, spicy food (including home-made Mexican salsas), Spanish tapas and dishes, and quality wine.
We believe in, and promote, religious freedom -- including the right to compare and contrast religious doctrines and practices.
We denounce extremism -- including the countless excesses found in various expressions of what passes for Christianity -- and instead promote balance.
In addition we publish several commercial websites on various topics. We also provide hosting services for a number of third-party websites.
Janet works as a social worker with an organization that provides shelter and other practical help to victims of domestic violence.
You can contact us here.