Adaptability

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO adaptability /əˌdaptəˈbilədē/    noun the quality of being able to adjust to new conditions.   In Genesis 37-50, God’s word provides a great example of adaptability through the story of the life of Joseph, the beloved son...

The Talents and Shekels of Ministry

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO In the great Exodus, Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt, across the Red Sea, and into the wilderness.  During their encampment at Mount Sinai, God gave Moses the Ten Commandments and specific instructions on how to build a...

The Gathering Place

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO   The Broadway musical Hamilton is an historical story about Alexander Hamilton and his impact on the formation of our country told through the eyes of Aaron Burr.   Although some of the music and dialogue of Hamilton are...

Grassroots Efforts In Church Lending

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO If you had an important message that you wanted to share with others, how would you deliver that message?  In the early church, the message of Christ was delivered primarily through face-to-face communication from Christians to...

All Church Building Projects, Great And Small

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO We chose this year’s theme of “All Projects, Great and Small” because, At the BCLC, not every client interaction starts – or even ends – with a loan. After all, we consider this work our mission in the ultimate goal of building...