August 16, 2019

Dear Editors of the book Spirituele Oecumene:

As a contributor to the book Spirituele Oecumene, which will be released in September, I would like to address the following:

It delighted me to be a contributor to this book, from a Pentecostal perspective sharing my ideas a...

August 2, 2019

In his book Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese poet and philosopher wrote, “Once every hundred years Jesus of Nazareth meets Jesus of the Christian in a garden among the hills of Lebanon. And they talk long; and each time Jesus of Nazareth goes away saying to Jesus of the Chris...

July 15, 2019

On July 6, we celebrated 25 years of JCF Church and my personal pastoral work. I have received this letter from mt dear friends Nonoi Hacbang, the director of Commission for Filipino Migrant Workers. 

Re:                  25th Anniversary of the Jesus Christ Foundation...

June 27, 2019

This is a short video I found in my archives from more than 10 years ago, when our church began her involvement in human rights and migration rights. I hope many churches will choose to become centers for human rights. 

June 24, 2019

The motivation of giving tithes and offering in order to get double back from God is merely gambling. For this reason, some give out of incorrect intentions, especially the poor who visit the churches of these prosperity preachers. The poor become poorer, and the preac...

June 4, 2019

Op deze historische dag in de Dordtse kerk begin ik mijn toespraak met de woorden van een vriend die eens schreef “... I am a missional, evangelical, post/protestant, liberal/conservative, mystical/poetic, biblical, charismatic/contemplative, fundamentalist/Calvinist,...

June 3, 2019

On May 29, the representatives of 40 Dutch Protestant Churches; Assemblies of God in the Netherlands, Baptist Union, Migrant Churches, Reformed Churches came together in the City of Dordrecht to sign an agreement of unity and collaboration. Diverse in Theology and trad...

April 6, 2019

Voor wie die een regenboog wil zijn!

Als ik mag beschrijven wat ik van het boek vind, zegt ik: “een regenboog van hoop!” 

Een regenboog kan over muren heen. Deze waardevolle briefwisseling heeft ook bij mij veel losgemaakt. Als Christen, ik spreek liever over een volgeli...

October 2, 2018

As the month of October has arrived, many of us remember reformation. All over Protestant countries, like in the Netherlands there are events and programs to commemorate reformation. Thus, every year in October/November I meditate on my personal convictions and examine...

August 28, 2018

We as Christians can’t always be true to our fellow believers, especially to our friends—those born again ones in particular. Why? Because their perception of believing in Jesus Christ is believing in a set of religious rules and regulations, a system of belief and doc...

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Samuel Lee

A Christianity that is not standing for the rights of the fragile, for the poor and for the suffering, for the widows and orphans is a worthless Christianity. It is simply a dead religion, even though it has a sign of liveliness. 

か弱い者、貧しい者、苦難に遭っている者、やもめやみなしごたちの権利のために立ち上がることのないキリスト教は、価値のないキリスト教です。それは単なる”死せる宗教”にすぎません。たとえそこに“生きている兆候”は認められるにしてもです。

My Book

A New Kind of Pentecostalism

© 2010-2019 by Samuel C. Lee

 

Samuel Lee (Ph.D.) is university lecturer, at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - Faculty of Religion and Theology (FRT-VU), and director for Center for Theology of Migration, the educational program of Samen Kerk in Nederland at the FRT-VU. 

He is the founder of Foundation Academy of Amsterdam, offering higher education in liberal arts and humanities for migrants, refugees and persecuted minorities.

 

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