Our church vision is to reconcile people to God in order to fulfill their highest purpose in life.
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Our church mission is to build people by proclaiming the Word of God in order to change the world through Jesus Christ.
Sundays at 8am & 10am
Tuesdays at 7pm
Our Prophetic Visionary Leader
Dr. Rodney E. Barlow is God’s visionary for Building Lives Christian Center (B.L.C.C.), located in Greensboro, NC. Dr. Barlow’s uncompromising and bold teaching of God’s Word has changed the lives of people at B.L.C.C. and surrounding cities.
Educationally, he has earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 1991. Also, he has earned a Doctorate of Theology degree from Jacksonville Theological Seminary in 2003.
Rodney Barlow is a dedicated family man. He is married to Va-Lencia Barlow. He is the father of one daughter, Victoria M. Barlow.
Our First Lady
Va-Lencia M. Barlow, was raised in Wilson, NC. Va-Lencia graduated with honors from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education in 1989. She worked in the Wilson County Public Schools Systems. Va-Lencia worked as the Director of Evangel Fellowship Daycare Academy for seven years in Greensboro, NC.
Va-Lencia founded and conducted a learning lab for children as well as taught private home schooling. She is presently the principal of Building Lives Christian Academy.
Va-Lencia assists her husband in many different areas of ministry: Administration, children’s ministry, intercessory prayer ministry, and the ministry of the Word of God.
The fundamental teachings of this congregation are reflected in the following clear statements of faith below:
in the inspiration of the accepted canon of scriptures (The Holy Bible) are the sole and final authority for all matters of faith and conduct. - (II Timothy 3:16; I Cor. 2:13)
in the Eternal Godhead who has revealed Himself as One God existing in three Persons. Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit, distinguishable but invisible. - (Matt. 28:19; II Cor. 13:14)
in the creation, test, and fall of humanity as recorded in Genesis; our total spiritual depravity and inability to attain Divine Righteousness. - (Romans 5:12-18)
in the Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of all humankind, conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, very God and very Man. - (Luke 1:26-36; John 1:14-19; Isaiah 7:14; 9:6)
Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again the third day and personally appeared unto the disciples. - (I Cor. 15:1-4; Romans 4:25)
to the bodily ascension of Jesus into Heaven, His exaltation and personal, literal and bodily coming again the second time for His church. - (John 14:2-3; I Thess. 4:13-18)
in the salvation of sinners saved by grave through repentance and faith in the perfect sufficient work of the cross of Calvary by which we obtain remission of sins. - (Ephesian 2:8-9;Heb. 9:12, 22; Romans 5:11)
in the necessity of water baptism by immersion to fulfill the command of the Lord Jesus Christ. - (Matt. 28:19; Acts 2:34-36; 19:1-6)
in the baptism of the Holy Spirit as a real experience at/or subsequent to salvation. - (Acts 2:104; 8:14-17; 10:44-46; Gal. 3:14-15)
in the operation of the gifts of the Holy Spirit as enumerated in II Corinthians 12:14 and Romans 12 as manifested in the early church.
in the spirit-filled life, a life innocent of worldliness and ever perfecting holiness in the fear of God as expressing the true Christian faith.- (Ephesian 5:18; II Cor. 6:14;7:1)
in the table of the Lord, commonly called the Holy Communion. The Lord's Supper or the Eucharist for believers. - (I Cor. 11:28-31; Matt. 26:26-28).
that there is one true universal church made up of genuine believers, but this one universal church is also composed of many local churches in given localities. These churches are under the sovereign headship of Christ, administering all its local affairs and ministry, as well as the propagation of the Gospel. - (Acts 15:22; Matt. 16:18; 18:15-20)
in the divinely appointed and affirmed ministry gifts and offices for the equipped of the saints and the maturation of the church. I.e., Bishop, Pastor, and the Diaconate, etc. - ( I Peter 5:1-4, I Tim. 3:1-13; Ephes. 4:11-12; Acts 6:3-6; Romans 16:1-2)