Robbie and Lizzie spent eight years in Brussels, working alongside Woluwe Evangelical Church to share the gospel with unbelievers and build up believers in their faith. They moved to Louvain-la-Neuve in the summer of 2019 to begin a church plant there.
Louvain-la-Neuve is 30 minutes south of Brussels and home to many students, young professionals and young families. At present, there is no conservative, evangelical church in the town. The church plant team will start meeting informally on Sunday afternoons from September 2019, whilst getting involved in the life of the town and getting to know locals. They plan to officially launch the new church in September 2020.
Like many countries in continental Europe, only 1% of the population of Belgium are Christians. The country is linguistically divided, with the Flemish-speaking Flanders in the north and the French-speaking Wallonia in the south.
Robbie and Lizzie have three children: Lola, Caleb and Mia.
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“But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us again. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us, as you help us by your prayers. Then many will give thanks on our behalf for the gracious favour granted us in answer to the prayers of many.” 2 Corinthians 1:9-11
We quote these verses, not because we have suffered to the extent that Paul did, but because this passage shows how Paul gave thanks to God for the answered prayers of the Corinthians believers. We feel like these last few months, God has been teaching us not to rely on ourselves, but on him. We are so grateful to all of you who labour in prayer as well for us, so that the Gospel spreads here in Belgium. There have been numerous answers to prayer – here are the major ones with some points for prayer as well.
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