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Most Recent Podcast Shows

OPP 061: South Carolina Refugee Resettlement
SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play     The One Priority Podcast is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association[...]
OPP 060: Be Bold. Start the Conversation
  SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play     The One Priority Podcast is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist[...]

Our Family Stories

First 2022 VLC Meeting Held at First Baptist Winnsboro
January-2022-VLC-ReportDownload The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, January 18, at First Baptist Winnsboro to conduct business and share[...]
VLC Member Spotlight – Moderator Craig Bailey
Craig-Bailey-FBC-WinnsboroDownload Craig Bailey, pastor of First Baptist Winnsboro, serves CMBA as the Moderator of the association for 2022. In this[...]
MLK Day Speaker Shares Thoughts, Challenges Ahead of Celebration
MLK Day Speaker Shares Thoughts, Challenges Ahead of Celebration Download **Due to Covid-19 pandemic factors, the MLK Day worship celebration[...]
CMBA Partnership with CIU Benefits Churches, Students
CMBA Partnership with CIU Benefits Churches, Students Download CMBA has entered into an official agreement with Columbia International University (CIU)[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Guest Experience Checklist
Download this Guest Experience Checklist by Greg Atkinson -- who has given us permission to post it here. Check out[...]
November Devotions for the Sunday Morning Huddle for Guest Services
Mary Ann Sibley of MatterSpark has made available these free devotions for the Sunday morning huddle of your guest services[...]
Crafting Three Scenarios for the Future of Your Congregation
https://www.facebook.com/CMBAssociation/posts/2021808781283882 Three Scenarios for the Future of Your Congregation TCongs-ReThriving-Scenarios-PPoint-09.25.20Download
100 Days of Discernment Using Dialogue and Prayer Triplets
100 Days of Discernment Using Dialogue and Prayer Triplets -- A Video Presentation by George Bullard https://www.facebook.com/CMBAssociation/posts/2018373001627460 TCongs-ReThriving-100-Days-PPoint-09.22.20Download
Congregational Assessment and Learning Experience
Congregational Assessment and Learning Experience -- A Video Presentation by George Bullard https://www.facebook.com/CMBAssociation/posts/2003084113156349 Congregational Assessment and Learning Experience TCongs-ReThriving-CALE-PPoint-09.08.20Download

George Bullard's Journey

The Importance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The Importance of Martin Luther King Jr. DayDownloadOn the evening of April 4, 1968, my college dorm room door swung[...]
Longevity in Pastoral Ministry
Longevity in Pastoral MinistryDownload My pastor announced his retirement recently following 33 years of leading our congregation. That is a[...]
Advance Leadership Podcast with George Bullard
Here is a podcast recorded earlier in 2021 that was just released at the end of 2021 that provides an[...]
Reflecting on 2021 in Our Association
Reflecting on 2021 in Our AssociationDownloadWhen we entered the year 2021 great hope existed for mass vaccination that would halt[...]
Design Worship with Kingdom Impact In Mind
Design Worship with Kingdom Impact In MindDownloadRachel and Cody were new in town. They were visiting various congregations to find[...]

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