About us

We’re a family of six – quite the blessing and a little bit of work, for us all: Maria and Herbert (mom and dad), with Marthe, Eskil, Krister and Bente.

August 17th, 1995, two days after our marriage, we moved to Norway. Living in another culture tells you a lot about your own, and about yourself. Similarities help relating; differences help understanding, even if cultures have so many similarities, as the Norwegian and Dutch have (yes, we’re originally from the Netherlands).
We lived in Sweden in 1998, travelled to the Caribbean with Operation Mobilisation in 2008, and on & off to Hawaii with YWAM since 2013.

We live in a small town called Ålgård, on the south west coast of  Norway, where there are more sheep than people, but both are friendly.