The Church Resource Centre Against Violence and Sexual Abuse arranges the annual interdisciplinary November Conference. This Foundation has employees with professional background in theology, psychology and health/social work, and was established in 1996 for churches and Christian organizations in Norway, the same year BCC began working on its strategic plan for prevention of inappropriate behaviour and sexual abuse.
«It can happen, it happens, but it mustn’t happen». A serious theme is being covered today, and in the hall, 120 course participants are listening attentively. These are representatives from BCC’s various churches, and they are about to learn more about how a local church can contribute to preventing violence, transboundary behavior and sexual harassment of children and young people.
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.
A pet child has many names, they say. If that’s the case for BCC is questionable. But where does the nickname “Smith’s Friends” really come from?
In the 2017 budget, BCC has allocated considerable sums to check and ensure that the association is working in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.
Dagens Næringsliv has, today, November 4th 2016, published an article titled “Friends in rough weather.” Brunstad Christian Church would hereby like to clarify a few matters.
BCC has recently received a number of communications from Norwegian and foreign newspapers, where the question is asked about our view in regard to voluntariness and child labour, and how these are dealt with in BCC.
BCC has followed the so-called «Fjordteam Case» with great interest, and now the Department of Labour and Social Affairs has repealed the decision by the Labour Inspectorate and the Department of Labour Inspectorate.
The use of Oslofjord Convention Center forms a part of BCC’s long-term strategy linked to international missionary work and events activities, and this weekend Oslofjord invited approximately 40 BCC members to a two-day international workshop at Oslofjord
Assault and transboundary behavior is unfortunately a topical issue both in religious circles and society in general. Information and focus upon the subject of assault and transboundary behavior is important in any substantial child and youth work.