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...

Building A Foundation That Lasts

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO The Rock of Gibraltar is a famous promontory located on the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. This impressive 1,400-foot high chunk of white limestone rock has been admired and...

Work In Progress

By: Gerald R. James, Jr. President / CEO Ruth Bell Graham, the late wife of evangelist Billy Graham, spent many hours travelling with her husband on highways and farm-to-market roads in their efforts to spread the gospel. On more than one occasion, their journeys...