We Are Passionate About Inspiring Others

Our story is long and eventful, and if you want to know it all you really have to read our book “Voyage of Grace” which is available on Amazon.

But, let us give you a short round-up of the highlights on our journey:

Norbert is from Germany and Cathy from the US.


  • We married 1976 right after Bible College and began our lives together as Bible-Smugglers. Based in Germany we delivered around 27tons of Bibles and Christian literature to counties behind the Iron Curtain.

  • 1979 to 1984 Germany: Assistant Pastor in Nuremberg.

  • 1984 to 1988 Germany: Church Planting, Lörrach.

  • 1988 to 1992 Philippines: Leadership Training Seminars, Discipleship Schools, Relief Work, helped plant 6 churches among the Aeta-Tribe

  • 1992 to 1996 Cambodia: Bible School Director, Leadership Training, Social Projects in the slums of Phnom Penh

  • 1996 to 2001 Malaysia: Local church involvement, Discipleship Training Schools, extensive ministry in surrounding nations.

  • 2001 to 2012 Thailand: Pastoring, Church Planting, Discipleship Training Schools, Leadership Training AOG Vietnam, Relief Work after tsunami.

  • 2012 to 2017 Sweden: Co-pastor Stockholm Vineyard. cause2live4 Internship Program, numerous Spiritual Formation Retreats in Scandinavia and the Baltic States.


During these years we had 7 children, and 4 of them were born in Asia. We are currently based in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Over the years we have served in many different denominations and independent churches. We count it a privilege to be part of Christ’s Church worldwide and love to partner with anyone with a heart for God’s Kingdom.


  • When the Vineyard movement came to Europe in the eighties we found ourselves at home with their teachings and values, and we consider ourselves part of the worldwide Association of Vineyard Churches. Our current home-church is the Stockholm Vineyard.

  • You can read about our Core Values & Beliefs here.

  • Bible School Diploma: Faith School of Theology - major in Pastoral Ministry and Missions

  • Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, US Center for World Missions

  • Master of Philosophy (Intercultural Studies), New Covenant International University

  • SoulCare Foundations 101 & 201, GlobalNet Christian University

  • A number of informal training courses on Leadership Training and Spiritual Formation.

  • Leading of numerous Discipleship Training Schools, Leadership Internship Programs and Spiritual Retreats.

  • Fluent in English, German, and Swedish