Keeping The Faith in War-Torn Ukraine

War damage in Ukraine Keeping The Faith in War-Torn Ukraine By: Jeanette Windle Just ten months ago in January 2022, BCM Ukraine field director Tima Anokhin received the baton of leadership from outgoing director Igor Kotenko (read Still Speaking Truth in Ukraine)....

Taking the Good News to Pakistan

Pastor Daud brickyard outreach Taking the Good News to Pakistan By: Brian Hampshire with Jeanette Windle Brian and Sarah Hampshire have served as BCM missionaries since 1989 through Bible Clubs, teacher training, music ministry, and other avenues. When physical...

Celebrating in Troubled Times

Celebrating 85 years Celebrating in Troubled Times By: Meashed Liyanage, BCM Sri Lanka Country Director Hope is one thing the BCM Sri Lanka family has been holding on during the turbulent times of these past three years. The current crisis began with the April 2019...

A Promise Kept

Camp Promise thanks the Swenson Foundation A Promise Kept By: Beth Wiegand with Jeanette Windle On Tuesday morning, an excited text pops up on BCM missionary Beth Wiegand’s cell-phone from Kaitlin, asking excitedly who will be at Promise Club that Friday. As she does...

One Year of BCM Uganda

BCM Uganda children’s ministry One Year of BCM Uganda By: Joshua Anguyo, National Executive Director October 2022 marks one year of BCM Uganda ministry (see Uganda Joins BCM Africa). For various urgent reasons, our focus remains empowering and training church...

New Life for Tiny Steps

Renowned Dutch Artist Michel de Boerwith Tiny Steps Illustration New Life for Tiny Steps By: BCM Netherlands Team The four-volume Bible curriculum Tiny Steps of Faith was created for preschoolers ages four to five by BCM missionary Lois Haas in 1956. The material is...

BCM Commissions New President

Dr. Rick Rhoads serving in Uganda;Dr Rhoads with family Dr. Rick Rhoads serving in Uganda BCM Commissions New President The BCM global family and International Board of Directors (IBOD) are delighted to welcome incoming BCM president Dr. Rick Rhoads. An answer to much...

BCM Nepal After Covid

BCM Nepal home service BCM Nepal After Covid By: Rabin Kaji Baidhya with Jeanette Windle When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, BCM Nepal was still dealing with the aftereffects of a 7.8 earthquake that destroyed their central facility, Milestone Church, along...

Mobilize Goes Virtual

Virtual Mobilize session Mobilize Goes Virtual By the ISMT International Team  Mobilize is the highest level of BCM’s children’s ministry training program (see Mobilize Comes to Africa, BCM World March 2019), equipping Lead Trainers as catalysts for ministry to...

God’s Abundant Grace Transcends Covid

BCM India church planter training God’s Abundant Grace Transcends Covid By: Paul Padmakar, Director BCM India The coronavirus pandemic severely affected our country, spreading from just three cases on February 8, 2020, to almost forty-five million people across India....

Trusting God’s Heart, Not Our Plans

Campfire at Millstream Bible Camp Trusting God’s Heart, Not Our Plans By: Lauri Barrette,BCM Canada HandiCamp Coordinator A movie or book with a plot twist makes the story so much more interesting, doesn’t it?  Just as you’ve figured out how the story will end,...

Expanding Territory for BCM Latin America

BCM Candidate Orientation – Bolivia Expanding Territory for BCM Latin America By: Marion Odicio In December 2021, a candidate orientation (CO) was scheduled at BCM Peru’s Lima camp for missionary candidates from several Latin American countries. Less than a week...

Still Speaking Truth in Ukraine

BCM Ukraine camping ministry Tima and Natasha Anokhin Still Speaking Truth in Ukraine By Lisa Biegert On January 1, 2022, Tima Anokhin took office as BCM Ukraine’s new field director, replacing outgoing director Igor Kotenko, who with his wife Oxana have served as BCM...

Uganda Joins BCM Africa

BCM Uganda youth outreach Uganda Joins BCM Africa By Lisa Biegert In October 2021, BCM’s newest ministry field of Uganda was opened with Joshua Anguyo named as director. In eastern Africa, Uganda is a country where seventy-five percent of the population is under...

Sharing God’s Love Story

Sharing God’s Love Story By: Gerlyn B. De Jesus Reflecting on the time of COVID-19, some might think wrestling with the challenges outweighs moments of blessings. Others might instead think of taking a moment to touch lives with God’s love story despite the...

New Leadership for Kingdom Conquest in the Philippines

BCM Philippines children’s choir 25th celebration By Gerlyn de Jesus, Outgoing director New Leadership for Kingdom Conquest in the Philippines By Gerlyn de Jesus As BCM International enters its eighty-fifth year of global ministry, new leadership continues to...

Taking the Next Step to Reach Latin America

Images top down: Commissioning first BCM Ecuador missionary; BCM President teaching; BCM Latin American director, Carlos Odicio, sharing Taking the Next Step to Reach Latin America By Shantal Artieda In December 2021, BCM Peru served as host to Latin America’s...

Sharing What Christmas is About in Peru

BCM Peru Christmas outreach Sharing What Christmas is About in Peru By: Lisa Mavrides Compartiendo, which means “sharing” in English, is the children’s outreach of BCM Peru that reaches a peak during the Christmas season when volunteer teams reach thousands of...

No Small Harvest Field

Mado Fumunguna teaching No Small Harvest Field By Jeanette Windle with Mado Fumunguya Mado Fumunguna from Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has never been one to sit idle. A pastor’s wife with five adult children and four grandchildren, she has a...

Big Sky Bible Camp Celebrates 75 Years of God’s Faithfulness

Big Sky Bible Camp group shot Big Sky Bible Camp Celebrates 75 Years of God’s Faithfulness By: Jamy Landis, BSBC Director It was the year 1944 when two BCM missionaries by the names of Jean Clark and Hazel Simonton followed God’s call from eastern United States to Big...

New Missionaries for BCM Africa

BCM Africa candidate outing New Missionaries for BCM Africa By Annie Viljoen with John Peter The chaos of the world, including Covid-19, seemed very distant as BCM Africa personnel from all over Africa gathered at Skogheim Christian Conference Centre on the beautiful...

BCM Moves Beyond Covid

BCM Moves Beyond Covid De Herikon Kids Camp Psalm 126:3 reminds, “The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.” After a year of upended plans, travel cancellations, and innumerable deaths, this verse may seem like a contradiction. Can we be...

Bible Club + Covid-19 = Reinvention

By: Sophia Wong, International Coordinator, BCM Children’s Ministries Sophia Wong was born in Taiwan but spent most of her life in the US.  Before joining BCM International, she served for twenty years as the Children’s Director for Chinese Bible Church of...

Beyond this Pandemic

Images top down: Youth baptism; Baptismal canidates sharing there testimonies; New BCM Philippines church construction projects Beyond this Pandemic By: Gerlyn de Jesus, Director BCM Philippines With the rising death toll, widespread unemployment, mental health...