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 not...

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...

A Unique Approach To Church Lending

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO   It has been our privilege to lead BCLC Church Lending during our expansion from Texas into surrounding states and, most recently, into a huge multi-state region in the southeast U.S. None of this growth would have been...

The Most Important Part Of Our Job

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO We began this amazing journey working with Baptist churches over sixty years ago. We’ve helped many churches along the way, met inspiring fellow Baptists with a vision, and witnessed the fruits of their labor in the eyes of...