This is Ten Boom Hiding Place's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Ten Boom Hiding Place's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Ten Boom Hiding Place
Haarlem, Holland
"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God." -- Corrie ten Boom
Interests: ten Boom hiding place, Jerusalem Prayer Team
Recent Activity
Some year s ago, an American woman was thinking about what she could do with her life that would make a difference. Following a distressing divorce, she was left financially and materially secure. Now she wanted to use some of the resources that she had to improve the lives of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
TUPELO – A small crowd of friends, family and readers gathered at St. Luke United Methodist Church on Wednesday to talk to author Nancy Petrey about her memoir, “Jewish Roots Journey: Memoirs of a Mizpah.” In the book, Petrey recalls her experiences as a “Mizpah,” or “look-out,” for the Jewish... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
At age 53, Corrie began a world-wide ministry which took her into more than 60 countries in the next 33 years! She testified to God’s love and encouraged all she met with the message that “Jesus is Victor.” For seven years, I served as a writer for Dutchman Brother Andrew,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Someone once said, “A wall with loose bricks is not good. The bricks must be cemented together.” This quote comes from Corrie Ten Boom, as it was shared in a discussion, giving an example of what being with other Christians should be like. Proverbs 27:17 tells us, “As iron sharpens... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was a holy man and scholar born in the 1100s whose ancient travels sound as contemporary as today’s news feeds. He was born in what is now Afghanistan; he was the descendant of immigrating Iraqis; he lived and died in Pakistan; and his shrine was constructed by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
One-woman show highlights the memories of Corrie ten Boom, one of the "Righteous among the Nations." Photo: Courtesy While largely unfamiliar to most Jews, Corrie ten Boom is a well-known hero among believing Christians, a model of how Christians should act in dark times. Her private story of faith and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Corrie ten Boom has long been honored by evangelical Christians as an exemplar of Christian faith in action. Arrested by the Nazis along with the rest of her family for hiding Jews in their Haarlem home during the Holocaust, she was imprisoned and eventually sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
“It was in a church in Munich that I saw him—a balding, heavyset man in a gray overcoat, a brown felt hat clutched between his hands. People were filing out of the basement room where I had just spoken, moving along the rows of wooden chairs to the door at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
They were taken to The Hague, which was rumoured to be the location of the Gestapo headquarters in Holland. The chief interrogator there seem shocked that Caspar had been arrested. I’d like to send you home, old fellow. I’ll take your word that you won’t cause any more trouble. -... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Cornelia (Corrie) Arnolda Johanna ten Boom was born on 15 April, 1892, the youngest of four children. The others were Willem, Betsie, and Nollie. Her devoutly Christian family lived with three of Corrie’s aunts in a house called the ‘Beje’, which was situated above her father’s watch shop in Haarlem,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
The Dachau concentration camp was the first regular concentration camp established by the Nazis in March 1933. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Much of Corrie's time was spent caring for these people once they were in hiding. Through these activities, the ten Boom family and their many friends saved the lives of an estimated 800 Jews, and protected many Dutch underground workers. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
The ten Boom family started a weekly prayer meeting for the Jewish people in 1844 after a moving worship service in the Dutch Reformed Church of Rev. Witteveen. Willem ten Boom felt the need to pray for the Jewish people, so he started the weekly prayer meeting, where the family... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Image
Our beloved Jewish sisters and brothers will celebrate Purim on March 7 to commemorate the liberation of the Jews in ancient Persia. Because of Queen Esther, all the Jews were saved from death. In observance to Purim 2012 holiday, let us offer a prayer for peace, help the needy and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Image
Millions of Jews suffered and perished in the hands of Adolf Hitler during World War II. The elderly and the children were not spared in this heinous crime. The ten Boom family converted their house into a "Hiding Place" which saved the lives of 800 Jews. Today, there are 230,000... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Image
From Left to Right: Tine (wife of Willem), Baby Kik, Willem, Nollie, Corrie, Cornelia, Betsie and Casper Ten Boom. Meet the family at http://www.tenboom.org Ten Boom Extended Family Ten Boom family picture in 1900 From Left to Right: Betsie, Nollie, Casper, Willem, Cornelia, and Corrie Ten Boom. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
This is a real-time essay. The Lord is calling me to obey him in something today, and I would like to write to you about it as I process it. The matter concerns an angry email I received this morning and my working through how to reply. My first reaction... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Posted Jan 24, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Image
Corrie ten Boom was fifty years old when she began harboring Jews during World War II. She was imprisoned in a concentration camp, and after her release she traveled the world, proclaiming the gospel. What happened in those earlier fifty years to prepare Corrie for all that lay ahead? In... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Ten Boom was born on April 15, 1892, in Haarlem, in the Netherlands. Before her first birthday, her grandfather died and left his home and watchmaking business, founded in 1837, to her father. The family, which included older sisters Betsie and Nollie, and a brother, Willem, moved into the the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
We have a wonderful opportunity to share the story of Corrie ten Boom with the world. Dr. Michael D. Evans will be New York City next week for an on-air interview with Glenn Beck on Tuesday. He is planning to air "The Hiding Place" on his program on next Friday... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Ten Boom Hiding Place
Image
The ten Boom museum virtual tour gives you an oppurtunity to experience the beautiful story of love, hope, and sacrifice of the ten Boom family during the Second World War when they gave refuge to Jews and the Dutch underground movement in a hiding place behind Corrie ten Boom's closet.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at Ten Boom Hiding Place