History

History:

The ministry started in the year 1972 under the banner of Bible Club Movement. Miss. Christina Lal opened Bible Clubs in central part of India. Rev.Dr.Vararuchi F.Dalavai after completing Theological education in Canada, came back to India as a missionary and started Bible clubs in Southern parts of India. Dr.Dalavai was the pioneer missionary in establishing the B.C.M ministry in India.

B.C.M India was officially registered under the A.P Societies Registration Act in the year 1984. The ministry began with just 3 missionaries and as of now the ministry spread into 14 states with 209 Pastors and 67 missionaries, taking care of 479 congregations, 1,224 Believers groups, 749 Bible clubs, ministering to around 17,000 believers in the Churches and around 1 lakh children through Bible Clubs, Children camps and other activities. At the Global level BCM International was founded in the year 1936 as the Bible Club Movement by Miss Bessie Traber in Philadelphia in USA. Subsequently the Bible Club movement spread into in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa. Today Bible Cantered Ministries International has more than 700 missionaries representing five continents serving in 54 countries around the world.