Tonight, the gathering starts with a quick search on Google being shown on the big screen in the meeting hall. What comes up when you search for “ «Shepherd Ministry »? A couple of clicks – and the first two hits are from the book «Shepherd and Prophet » by Kåre J. Smith. But what actually is a «Shepherd Ministry»?
There is a buzz of voices at Brunstad Bible School’s teaching facility, while over 200 young people stream in through the doors. For the first time, teaching will be broadcast via streaming, so it’s not good form to come late.
In the final analysis, the answer is surely «no». Or, there again «yes», for you have to have enough money for the bare necessities of life. Beyond that, you can of course live a happy life as a poor Christian man or woman.
In the beginning of March BrunstadTV traveled to its yearly winter workshop. Along in the cars that weaved their way up the twisty roads toward the mountain lodge on Liatoppen, were young people of eight different nationalities, that are taking part in BCC’s international Youth Exchange Program.
Over the course of many years, young people who have participated in BCC’s youth program, YEP, have been given the option of attending courses in languages, culture and Bible knowledge. To fortify these options BCC has created a Bible college with a comprehensive syllabus and set weekly curriculum.
Late summer 2016 BCC’s local church in Eiker launched quite a special contest. They challenged every local church throughout the world to achieve 50% of its total donation goal by July 2017. For those who achieve this goal there will be arranged a massive feast during BCC’s summer conference.