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Testimonies – Reflecting Jezus

Testimonies – Reflecting Jezus

Christel, Drienie, Reiner and Angela… and so many others. Ralph has been meeting some of these brothers and sisters who are “shining out” the light of Jesus close to where…

#INTEGRATION: Get On Board!

#INTEGRATION: Get on board!

Being a reflection of Jesus where you are doesn’t have to involve big changes. Christel would suggest that we just ask God, “Lord, am I where you want me to…

RALPH – DECEMBER 2018

RALPH – DECEMBER 2018

Editorial by Willy Fraipont News in brief: Expressé & new colleagues BEM value #2: INTEGRATION Meant to be in the world by Eric Zander A 100th anniversary in 5 chapters……

BEM Value #1: Community

BEM value #1: Community

Dear friends, We’re happy to bring you the new issue of ‘RALPH’. In this and the following issues we’ll be exploring our BEM DNA or, if you prefer, our BEM…

Made For Community

Made for community

[by Kees van Velzen] Living together in community is so important….and you’re asking me to write about it? I’m Kees van Velzen, an only child of parents who’d always wanted…

News In Brief – September 2018

News in brief – September 2018

Flemish Bible Exhibition 2018 Over the last 13 years the Bijbel-Expo has welcomed 45,000 visitors in Flanders. Before the summer, in Tienen, there were 760 visitors. Their experiences were positive,…

We All Need Community

We all need community

[written by Eric Zander] On July 5th, the media relayed the findings of the 2018 National Happiness Survey for Belgium, conducted in collaboration with the University of Ghent. The headlines…

The Edith Column – September 2018

The Edith Column – September 2018

[by Wendy Bartel, trainee at the BEM mission post in Gembloux] Frankly, I did not expect that learning a second language would influence such a broad spectrum of my life.…

1919-2019 = 100 Years Of The B.E.M.

1919-2019 = 100 years of the B.E.M.

Next year the B.E.M. will be celebrating its centenary. We want to do this in several different ways throughout the year. One of the high points will be on Saturday…

RALPH – September 2018

RALPH – September 2018

Editorial by Kees van Velzen - News in brief: Bible Exhibition and new colleagues - BEM value #1: COMMUNITY - Hannut: A Church that is community - Edith learns a…

Jesus, A Comic Strip Character?

Jesus, a comic strip character?

Dear friends of BEM, As you read this issue of RALPH you’ll discover more about the new trajectory BEM will be taking in the years to come. This has come…

On A Mission

On a mission

[by Kurt Maeyens, president of the BEM Board of Directors] For almost a century, the BEM has been responding in its own way, to the missionary call of the Master…

News In Brief – June 2018

News in brief – June 2018

BEM Day at Limauges On Ascension Day, there’s always something going on at Limauges. In the past it was ‘The Day of the Mission’, which later became ‘The Day of…