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Baptism: 33 youth baptized
In BCC we practice adult baptism, an act of confession described in the Bible as the answer of a good conscience toward God. Many local churches have baptism ceremonies after the summer, and in Grenland, Norway, as many as 33 young people wanted to be ...
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Started the autumn in BCC with a gathering for employees
This week, the autumn was kicked off with a general meeting and late summer event for employees of BCC and cooperating organizations. The aim of the gathering was to inform, inspire and instill unity and motivation for the tasks ahead ...
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WELCOME TO THE YOUTH
While the pandemic has halted most group activities, it has not diminished the enthusiasm of youth workers in BKM Horten, Norway. Recently 11 new teenagers were welcomed in the youth group, with a gift from the church delivered to their door ...
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CELEBRATING TOGETHER IN OUR HOMES
The BCC women’s conference was an enriching virtual event filled with edification and inspiration that crossed borders. Last weekend four TV broadcasts connected women from around the world, with the goal to create local celebrations for both young and old ...
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RACIAL HATRED DOES NOT BELONG IN THE CHURCH
The Sunday meeting was an important statement that we, in BCC, strongly distance ourselves from all forms of racism and racial hatred. We heard in Kåre J. Smith’s message that we are God’s children through faith in Jesus Christ, and that we must love and ...
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MEMBER PARTICIPATION IN BCC CHURCHES
At meetings and conferences in our church community there is a great deal of member participation. This makes for varied meetings, where we would like both peace and privacy. This article will try to create an understanding for what this mean to us ...
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A 75-YEAR-OLD WITH LOVE AND FAITH FOR THE FUTURE
BCC is known for its steady, good work for children and young people, but it is not a matter of course it has become so. Tonight, nearly 5,000 adults gathered to celebrate with a leader who has faith for the future ...
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A leader with faith in the future
Kåre J. Smith is both an inspiration and a driving force behind many of the rejuvenating initiatives that have been put into effect since the 1990s. And at the age of 74, he uses new, modern tools in his preaching ...
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Do we get confirmed in BCC?
Confirmation usually takes place in the month of May. At churches throughout the country, thousands of teenagers have been going to confirmation classes and learning about Christianity. BCC also provides instruction for this age group, followed by a recognition banquet for the young people and ...
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How do you present church history to teenagers?
To give the teenage audience some perspective, the early history of the church will be put under a microscope this evening. It will be presented in a new scenographic framework, with world history as a backdrop ...
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