General Conference Day Three: Traveling On

  During the past days of General Conference 2016, we’ve listened to exciting stories of God’s work across the country and around the world. These brief ministry highlights continued Monday as Jonathan and Becky Owen (serving at the Evangelical Bible College of Malawi) expressed the joy they experience when their students develop a passion to … More General Conference Day Three: Traveling On

Business Wrap Up

Throughout General Conference, several business items were discussed. Below is a summary of the decisions made by the body, numbered to correlate with the conference Agenda beginning on page 49. The 2014 General Conference Minutes were approved. No change to the name Brethren in Christ was made at this time and the Church will continue to … More Business Wrap Up

General Conference Day Two: Celebrating Ministry Together

Bishop Perry Engle of the Pacific and Midwest conferences opened the Sunday morning gathering by sharing a humorous and heartfelt letter of appreciation to outgoing Bishop John Zuck. After serving faithfully for twelve years as bishop of the Great Lakes Conference, Bishop Zuck will be retiring at the end of July. As part of the morning … More General Conference Day Two: Celebrating Ministry Together

Bible Quizzing Finals

Congratulations to the team from Dillsburg (Pa.) BIC for winning the 2016 Bible quiz finals Sunday evening! Bible quiz teams placed in the following order: 1. Dillsburg (Pa.) 2. Hanover (Pa.) 3. New Vision (Pewaukee, Wis.) 4. Elizabethtown (Pa.) 5. Fairview Avenue (Waynesboro, Pa.) 6. Harrisburg (Pa.) Congratulations to all Bible quiz participants; God’s word … More Bible Quizzing Finals

And We’re Off (again) . . . General Conference Begins

The opening session for General Conference began Saturday morning with a prayer for peace and reconciliation. After a time of worship led by the Overflow band from Miami, Bishop Bryan Hoke of the Atlantic Conference and his wife Kerry were installed. Following the bishop’s installation, a tribute video was shared, honoring ministry leaders who served the BIC U.S. … More And We’re Off (again) . . . General Conference Begins

A Day of Enrichment

The Ministry Enrichment Retreat continued Friday morning with a time of worship led by a multi-congregational worship team. Throughout the retreat and General Conference, impromptu teams of musicians from various congregations will lead times of worship. As part of the morning session, Alan highlighted the practice of life lived in submission and surrender as a … More A Day of Enrichment

Retreats: One Ends, One Begins

The Global Family Retreat continued Thursday and included numerous five-minute time slots for global workers to share updates with the group. These story times overflowed with glimpses of God’s work around the globe. Deep passion, bright ambitions, and tears of growth overflowed from those who shared, testifying to God’s abundant sufficiency. During the afternoon, Joshua Nolt of Lancaster (Pa.) BIC presented a heartfelt message … More Retreats: One Ends, One Begins