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Missionary Spotlight
April 2001

Missionary Spotlight

If you blink, you'll miss it!' At least that may be the impression of many who pass through Belgium on their way to somewhere more exciting. However, this little country no bigger than Wales has one of the highest population densities in Europe, with over ten million inhabitants. Yet the divisions among these people…

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Missionary Spotlight – Belgium
May 2000

Missionary Spotlight – Belgium

Eeklo Evangelical ChurchThe Eeklo Evangelical Church was founded in 1980 by Pastor Jacobus De Feyter from the Netherlands. He, his wife and six children had moved 'just down the road' into Belgium, an expression betraying the fact that Eeklo (a town of about 20,000 inhabitants) lies near the Dutch border. They began gospel services in…

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May 2000

Missionary Spotlight – Belgium — Fact File

Government: A federal, parliamentary democracy, under a constitutional monarch (King Albert II).Neighbouring countries:Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg and France. Brussels is the headquarters of NATO and the EU.Area: 11,787 square miles.Environment:A temperate, moist climate. There are low-lying, coastal plains in the north-west and highlands (the Ardennes Forest) in the south-east. About one fifth of Belgium is…

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Missionary Spotlight – Belgium
May 2000

Missionary Spotlight – Belgium

The traveller strolled along the road looking for some sign of life. Finally he met a casually dressed man coming in the other direction. 'Excuse me, sir,' said the traveller, 'could you tell me which country this is?''Belgium', replied the man, looking rather bemused, perhaps wondering why the question should be asked at all.…

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