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How the BEM Started

How amazing all you can find on the Internet. Today, a short video from the archives of the Belgian army, and a very special one! Watch founders of the Belgian Evangelical Mission (our missionary organization) Ralph and Edith Norton distributing packages to the Belgian soldiers in the midst of WWI in 1917.

Ralph and Edith Norton distribute gifts to the Belgian soldiers

Want a more detailed story? Follow the bimonthly episodes of the Norton Saga on the BEM website.

BEM Conference Week 2016

With a delay of four months let us share with you a few images of the biannual retreat and conference week of the BEM personnel. This year the speaker for the missionaries working in French-speaking Belgium was Daniel, elder in the church we attend when we visit Yann’s family.

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Kurt Maeyens, Director for the Dutch and German-speaking ministries

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Luc Salsac, Director for the French-speaking ministries

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Daniel Corones, speaker for the missionaries working in French-speaking Belgium

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Baby girls born in 2012: past and present

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Birds

One or two years ago I placed a birdhouse in the garden and this spring Eurasian blue tits nested in it. Putting Danny to bed one afternoon I discovered a juvenile out in the garden. After the photo shooting we left hit alone to never see it again. Let’s hope it is now safe from cat’s harm!

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