Rob Carlson

Lead Pastor


Rob Carlson is the lead pastor of BCA, a vibrant church in Everett, Washington, along with an online campus that reaches people all over the world. BCA is a multi-ethnic, multi-generational church with over 100 local and global compassion ministries. We are deeply committed to supporting international missions projects as well as the needs of those in our communities.

  • October 17, 2018

    MONEY: 7 Principles To Live By

    Genesis 41 We’re just about half way through our ELEVATE teaching series, where we’ve been looking at the life of […]
  • October 10, 2018

    FAITH: 4 Facts to Help Us Handle the Hard Times

    Genesis 40:1-41:40 During this 60 Days of Spiritual Growth series, we’ve been looking at the life of Joseph in Genesis […]
  • October 2, 2018

    INTEGRITY: Becoming a Person of Great Character

    Genesis 39:1-23 This week we’ll jump into the second self-assessment in our Elevate series: INTEGRITY. If you missed my blog […]
  • September 25, 2018

    VISION: 4 Keys to Realizing God's Vision for Your Life

    Genesis 37: 1-11 Last week we talked about the importance of living a self-evaluated life and why it’s so important to […]
  • September 20, 2018

    The Spiritual Discipline Least Talked About

    Many excellent books have been written about Spiritual Disciplines, and Christians practice and talk much about prayer, fasting, Bible reading, […]
  • September 12, 2018

    Evaluate :: Emulate :: Elevate

    Life can be very full, complicated, and busy – dare I say even overwhelming?! It is easy for us at […]
  • August 22, 2018

    ELEVATE: 60 Days of Spiritual Growth | Coming This Fall!

    Our annual spiritual growth challenge kicks off in a few weeks. This year we will be studying the life of Joseph […]
  • August 14, 2018

    Record Global Missions Giving & Engagement at BCA

    2018 is proving to be an exceptional year of global missions giving and engagement at BCA. At the time this […]
  • August 9, 2018

    4 Missions Trips in 4 Months

    GLOBAL MISSIONS & BCA GLOBAL CHURCH PARTNERSHIPS In addition to the more than 80 missionaries and missions projects that BCA […]
  • August 1, 2018

    How to Have an Enduring Faith

    Psalm 120-126 Tragedy struck on July 19th at Table Rock Lake in Missouri. The Coleman family enjoyed taking family vacations […]
  • July 26, 2018

    Matching Gift Opportunity

    $16,000 MATCHING GIFT OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL AND GLOBAL MISSIONS BCA is a church with a big heart for outreach, both […]
  • July 19, 2018

    Time for an "I" Exam

    Most of us drop by the eye doctor periodically to get our eyes examined. Maybe you have 20/20 vision. If […]
  • July 12, 2018

    An Exciting Season of Outreach!

    Thank you for all your support!!! There is a ton of outreach happening around BCA these days. Let’s take a […]
  • July 5, 2018

    A Declaration of Devotion

    Romans 8:28 | Psalm 102 | Psalm 103 Every 4th of July I find myself thinking these three things: 1) […]
  • June 28, 2018

    What Matters Most

    Psalm 91 I think we were all taken aback earlier this month by the sudden loss of Kate Spade and […]
  • June 21, 2018

    What We Can Know

    Psalm 86 | Luke 15:11-32   There are many things in life that are uncertain. But David points out 5 […]
  • June 14, 2018

    Summer at BCA

    The sun is out and summer is here in the great PNW. I hope you enjoy an incredible season of […]
  • June 7, 2018

    Who Is My Neighbor?

      Jesus was asked this question by someone who should have known the answer. Christ affirmed that it is pleasing […]
  • June 1, 2018

    Take A Step Of Faith

    My son, Quinn, recently completed jump school at Fort Benning and earned his wings. As I talked to Quinn via […]
  • May 25, 2018

    Compassion In Action

      WHO MATTERS TO JESUS? THE $200,000 QUESTION Jesus said something powerfully penetrating in Matthew 25:35-40: “For I was hungry […]
  • May 18, 2018

    7 Ways God Shows He Loves You

    7 Ways God Says He Loves You   On Mother’s Day I shared with all of our moms 7 Ways […]
  • May 12, 2018

    Unconditional Blessing

    The 5th characteristic of lasting love is Unconditional Blessing. It’s about setting our internal GPS toward blessing our spouse, kids, […]
  • May 4, 2018

    Unmistakable Virtue

    Most every religion and philosophy has its own list of virtues and ethical standards. Many of those virtues and ethical […]
  • April 20, 2018


    This week I want to do something different with my blog post.  And that is direct you to my friend […]
  • April 3, 2018

    The Greatest Rescue

    What a weekend. Easter was incredible at BCA this year! There is nothing quite like gathering together to celebrate the […]
  • March 27, 2018

    Know WHO You Believe

    I CORINTHIANS 15:35-58 In the final part of I Corinthians 15, Paul continues his defense of the Resurrection by challenging […]
  • March 22, 2018

    Know WHY You Believe

    I CORINTHIANS 15:12-34 Paul’s teaching to the first century church at Corinth (in 1 Corinthians) was aimed at discrediting heresy […]
  • March 15, 2018

    Know WHAT You Believe

    I CORINTHIANS 15:1-11 This past weekend I started a new teaching series entitled, “The Creed.”  For the three weeks leading […]
  • March 8, 2018

    Global Missions Giving | EM18 Recap

     THANK YOU, BCA! Over the past two weekends we’ve held our annual missions event: Experience Missions ’18. Together, we’ve focused […]
  • March 1, 2018

    The Great GO-mission

    Christ’s last command should be our first priority.  Matt 28:19-20 is often referred to as the Great Commission. We like […]