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Ascension Day

On Ascension Day Christians look back on the event of Jesus leaving his earthly existence behind him and returning to heaven, the supernatural world of God.

Moses

‘Let my people go!’ That was what Moses requested from Pharao. He was there to release the Hebrew slaves in the name of the God of the Israelites.

Easter Morning

On the early Easter morning, Mary Magdalene is on her way to the tomb where they buried him.

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Queen Esther

The story of Queen Esther shows how the bravery of one girl saved an entire nation! You will see how one person can make a difference.

The denial of Peter

People hoped Jesus was coming to free them from the enemies. But Jesus was arrested by the Roman rulers. Peter became afraid but watched when they interrogated Jesus and were beating him and said even cursing that he didn’t know him. When they met after the resurrection, they had to have an honest conversation.

Psalm 139

It is difficult for people to know themselves. It’s often easier to understand the world around you, right? But knowing yourself is understanding the greatness of the Creator. And look. Stand in front of a mirror. Look closely. Smile. Pull a face. Yes, that’s you.

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Zacchaeus

There was a man with a lot of money. Jesus wanted to meet with this man. What followed was a life-changing meeting.

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The woman at the well

Once Jesus was waiting at a well during a hot summer day. He encountered a woman there. Then he started talking to her…

Psalm 23

It is perhaps the most famous psalm in the Bible: Psalm 23 about ‘The LORD is my shepherd …’.

You cannot imagine humanity without the stories we tell each other. All these stories define how we live our lives. Through Sandy Tales, we’re telling the ancient Bible stories through sand art. All these stories are open windows into God’s reality.

God’s stories with mankind throughout the centuries bring hope, comfort and life and connect people with God. So, be inspired by these beautiful stories, open your heart and let the stories change you!

meet the artist

Ever wondered who creates all these beautiful stories? Well, let's introduce you to our sand artist, Harm van Schaik.

He started a few years ago with drawing the first scenes in sand on a piece of wood, trying to tell the story of creation in a new way. Now, after millions of views of the Sandy Tales videos, he still tells all kinds of different Bible stories.

When he’s drawing one scene, he often changes something in the picture and the whole scene is transformed on your screen to something brand new. Every time you see it, you will be amazed. And touched.