The 49th Anniversary of the Salem Church in Bilbao

The congregation honoured Lead Pastors Jesus and Esther Giraldo Prieto for their thirty plus years of service.
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Assisting victims of human trafficking

Training 2 Iana
Update with Iana Matei, director of Reaching Out Romania Read more.
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Dan comments: God has a big family!

Dan speaking at BIC
That is how I feel with the four growing congregations at the Bucharest International Church (BIC). I see a replanted and growing Romanian church, a thriving Nepalese church, a life-seeking group of Ukrainians, and a diverse church of English-speaking internationals.
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“My Mission Is to Help the Girls,” says Iana

Open Hands
With the required creativity of a film maker, our young guest, Jordan, approached each assignment during the week with the sensitivity needed to show and tell the horrific and challenging, yet hopeful story of human trafficking in Romania.
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May 2, 2022

The Reality of the War Has Settled

March 16, 2022

“I made it to the border”

January 27, 2022

Struggles that Trafficked Girls Face

November 13, 2021

Prayer Works!

October 26, 2021

New Life, New Season

May 9, 2021

Time to Re-Shape

February 12, 2021

“The Work of the Heavenly Father”

January 16, 2021

Personal Note: “Our Happiness is in God!”

September 11, 2020

Update: Reaching Out Romania

Fighting the battle against human trafficking and providing shelter and care for its victims Attempt by the Ministry of Labour to close the Shelter Child victims […]
September 11, 2020

‘Back To’ or ‘Forward Towards’?

This season of time is often referred to as “back to school” and implies a return to routine, a return to normally scheduled activities. I’d like […]
April 12, 2018

Stormy Travel

A second and even more severe late-spring ice storm and blizzard accompanied us on our Sunday afternoon drive to the Floresti Pentecostal Church, 1 ½ hours […]
April 12, 2018

Our Privilege and Joy

Knowing the exceptional impact these young adults have in the city, country and nations of the world is the reason we love each opportunity to encourage […]
April 12, 2018

Discovery and Development

Historically, Bucharest International Church is known as a gathering place for young adults who come to the capital city for educational purposes and a discovery and […]
March 14, 2018

Reaching Out Romania Update

“I work with the children (victims of human trafficking) because no one else loves them or cares for them.”                […]
March 12, 2018

Tension and Instability in Barcelona

From 3 regions of Spain – the northwest, Madrid in the center and Cordoba in the south – we viewed and experienced the atmosphere of instability, […]
March 7, 2018

Cordoba, Historic City of Andalusia

In a land known for the fruitfulness of its thousands of olive groves, the spiritual harvest is seen to a much lesser degree. It is always […]
March 7, 2018

The rain in Spain does not fall mainly on the plain!

The beautiful northwest area of Spain is verdant with its hills and valleys dotted with red-roofed houses, grazing sheep and cattle against spectacular views of the […]
November 13, 2017

Bucharest International Church:

“Grace and peace be multiplied to you….”    (2 Peter 1:2) In a recent sermon, Pastor Cristi characterized life for many in Bucharest by two ‘O’ words […]
November 13, 2017

A Call to the City

“How was your calling confirmed this last year?” This was the question we were given 3 minutes to answer during our annual late-October retreat of PAOC […]
October 15, 2017


Guillermo and Ana, pastors of the Salem church in Seseña just south of Madrid, recently moved into a new facility and are now thrilled to better […]
February 2, 2016

Accomplishment, Yet Challenge Remaining

Some years ago the Catholic archbishop of Madrid stated: “It is an indisputable fact that many people who live in Madrid today not only do not […]
February 2, 2016

Bringing In The New

Samuel and Vanessa moved from Madrid to Ponferrada 2 years ago to bring leadership to the Salem church as the founding pastors move towards a new […]
February 2, 2016

New Endeavours

It is always a joy to spend time with newly established pastors, Paco and Dorcas, in their church in Cordoba. The heart and quality of worship […]
November 3, 2015

Bucharest International Church Ministry Recognition

In Titus 1:5, Paul gave instructions to Titus about setting a church in order and appointing elders. To do so is a high achievement yet it […]
November 1, 2015

A Remarkable Event: 8 Bathtub Baptisms

In August I visited the Reaching Out Shelter for victims of human trafficking. Sara*, aged 17, bright, eager and determined, spoke to me of her desire […]
September 4, 2015

Global Worker Ministry Visit at Basel, Switzerland

David and Rhonda Fortune have done a great job pastoring the Crossroads International Church in Basel for the last 5 years, bringing it from a place […]
September 3, 2015

Global Worker Ministry Visit at L’Viv, Ukraine

Paul and Joana Lasante teach at the Bible College in L’Viv and provide pastoral mentorship to the students during their studies and after they graduate and […]
September 3, 2015

Global Worker Ministry Visit at Kiev, Ukraine

Ryan and Ashley Salomon have just relocated from L’Viv to Kiev and it is a new beginning for them as they focus on language learning, find […]
September 2, 2015

Canadian Recycling and Pizza

Thanks to the funds Dan collects from recycling in BC, the girls at the human trafficking shelter 2 hours from Bucharest, are able to enjoy a […]
September 1, 2015

Bucharest International Church: New life

Facebook ads forthe Bucharest International Church produced over 450 inquiries and more than 20,000 viewings in late August. Asa result, 4 new families joined us for […]