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Journey In Practice

Journey in practice

[by Eunice Parodi / Benny Raemdonck] Muriel - JOURNEY to baptism I met Axelle eight years ago at secondary school. As our friendship evolved we came to speak about God.…

THE EDITH COLUMN – MARCH 2019

THE EDITH COLUMN – MARCH 2019

[by Renate Lamparter] Have trolley, will travel Not long ago I acquired a ‘shopping’ trolley. It is really practical for a religious education teacher who has so much in the…

Journey To The Future

Journey to the future

Our young people are our future, so RALPH was eager to meet them. We asked Eunike, Michiel, Loorke and Sterre for their thoughts on evangelism. What, for you, are the…

VIANOVA – Jesus Opens A New Way For Us

VIANOVA – Jesus opens a new way for us

The Belgian Evangelical Mission becomes ... VIANOVA There’s nothing new under the sun…. Well, almost - until Jesus opens a new way for us, something totally unexpected. For centuries, the…

Saturday May 11th: CELEBRATION 

Saturday May 11th: CELEBRATION 

THANKSGIVING SERVICE - 10.30-12.30 LUNCHBREAK - 12.30-14.30 (with foodtrucks / time for fellowship) DISCOVERY GROUPS - 14.30-16.30 History Local communities Network & outposts Missional ministries Reflection WORSHIP EVENT - 17.30-19.00 free admission…

Commemoration: Ralph & Edith Norton

Commemoration: Ralph & Edith Norton

Our first BEM centenary memorial gathering took place on December 22, 2018. At the grave of Ralph and Edith Norton we remembered with gratitude the work of God accomplished at…

RALPH – March 2019

RALPH – March 2019

Editorial by Benny Raemdonck News in brief: Family Trump & 100th birthday book BEM value #3: Journey by Eric Zander The Belgian Evangelical Mission becomes .... (about our new name)…

BEM Value #2: INTEGRATION

BEM value #2: INTEGRATION

Dear friends, This time RALPH is all about integration - and what a great illustration this is – a fish in an aquarium at the bottom of the ocean. What…

EDITORIAL – Integration

EDITORIAL – Integration

[by Willy Fraipont] Three years ago in Liege, we moved to a new neighbourhood! We’re now much closer to where we “work”. But I always insist that our work is…

NEWS IN BRIEF – DECEMBER 2018

NEWS IN BRIEF – DECEMBER 2018

Expressé Working with others for the Lord, what could be more exciting? Serving coffee, smiling, praying silently, being able to give a word of encouragement or share a little of…

Meant To Be In The World

Meant to be in the world

[by Eric Zander] We’re meant to be in the world, not just by default, but according to His call. Just before He was arrested, a few hours before the Cross,…

100th Birthday Book

100th Birthday Book

To celebrate the centenary of the BEM, we thought we’d publish a ‘100th birthday book.’ Henk van Dorp has been doing lots of research into the archives of the BEM…

A 100th Anniversary In 5 Chapters…

A 100th anniversary in 5 chapters…

#savethedate Chapter 1: COMMEMORATION A hundred years ago, on December 19th 1918, Ralph and Edith Norton arrived in Belgium and declared ‘The Belgian Gospel Mission has arrived!’ (later ‘The Belgian…

Integration In Practice

Integration in practice

CHRISTEL Christel used to love her well-paid job, but then she became bored with it. She was demotivated, she had to take sick leave, and she finally gave up the…

THE EDITH COLUMN – DECEMBER 2018

THE EDITH COLUMN – DECEMBER 2018

[by Annette Hartman] Integration!?! Have I become Belgian by now? This is a live issue for me as someone from Holland who’s been trying to integrate into the Belgian culture…