Hang on, "Make Up Your Mind" is just rocking the stage and that means the best of Ska. Five years ago 5 Dutch young peoplestarted to make music together. Friendship with Jesus is the theme of their lyrics. The freedom that a life with Christ bringsis expressed by their fun music.
This afternoon a smell of gas pervaded the dininghall. The alert security crew immediately evacuated the hall. Immediately all of the gas outlets were checked by the EWE centre´s Janitor. However the alert was soon lifted and everybody could resume their work.
"God brought you here and you are right where He wants you to be." That was the message to staff and service team members who gathered to worship and pray at the end of a busy day of preparation during the busy set up week for TeenStreet Germany 2007
Just a few days ago the exhibition centre in Oldenburg in Northern Germany was empty and bare. Now two empty halls have been transformed into a kitchen and dining rooms, complete with hundreds of tables and benches. A huge sculpture is already taking shape in the ArtZone. Beach
Fifteen years ago Marcel and Lydia Zimmer led worship at the first TeenStreet Germany. Today, they are still happy to give up part of their vacation time to come, together with the rest of the World News Band. "We are very excited to join and teach teens how to worship," Lydia explains.
TeenStreet is big, TeenStreet is spectacular, TeenStreet is exhausting... If you're looking for a place where you can relax in quiet atmosphere and have good conversations after a great programme and lots of action, come to the cocktail bar!
Is it possible that TeenStreet 2007 is already coming to an end? This week we feel like we've been on an adventure with everybody, and we know God has done something here – He has taken us all somewhere together.
On Friday afternoon, the outreach for which we prepared during the past week took place today. About 3000 young people went into the streets of Oldenburg in small groups in order to meet the locals and tell them about the experiences they have made with God.
After the founder of OM, George Verwer, led the TNT.Pray (TNT = Teens need Teens) yesterday morning, the TNT.Race took place in the afternoon. The TNT.race is a sponsor race where all teens were encouraged to take part to help other teenagers.
Roly Miller has been playing the crowds in and out of the Throne Room every day this week, and as Josh says, 'everybody loves the DJ!' But why is that? "It is a cool job," he smiles. "It's an excuse to be able to come to TeenStreet and minister and see what God is doing!
Luke Sweetman, from Ireland, may be the new guy on the TeenStreet programme team but the 21-year-old is no stranger to the event. His first TS was in 1999 and he's been back every year since 2003 as a volunteer.
Imagine the main hall full of people during Throne Room. Now imagine that all those people are killed by something. Imagine it happening again - that's 8,000 people dead. Does that upset you? Now imagine that happening day after day after day...
Well, the second day is already over. The sandman is approaching the exhibition halls as the teenagers are reflecting their day. The day started with a pretty difficult task: first of all, the small and tired eyes had to be opened and the warm and cozy sleeping bag had to be abandoned.
The registration for TeenStreet 2011 starts now for some countries. For the first time we use a central online registration for every country. Please be a bit patient with us as we work hard to get all countries up. Check out