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Most Recent Podcast Shows

OPP 057: Long Obedience
SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play     The One Priority Podcast is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association[...]
OPP 056: Messianic Jewish Congregation
SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play     The One Priority Podcast is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association[...]

Our Family Stories

Q&A with George Bullard
July Story 2 - Q&A with George Bullard WEB Download CMBA Executive Director George Bullard formally announced his intent to[...]
Q&A with Cathy Locklear
July Story 1 - Q&A with Cathy Locklear WEB Download CMBA Ministry Mobilizer Cathy Locklear has announced that she will[...]
Belmont Baptist “Walking Faithfully” in Current Season
Story - Belmont Baptist WEB Download The CMBA family of churches has quite a history together. During a recent Visionary[...]
SC Baptist Foundation Helps Churches Give Generously
June Story 1 - Generous Giving Churches WEB Download The topic of money can be difficult to discuss, including for[...]

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

Q&A with George Bullard
July Story 2 - Q&A with George Bullard WEB Download CMBA Executive Director George Bullard formally announced his intent to[...]
Baptist Associations Are Advanced Denominationalism
Baptist Associations Are Advanced Denominationalism DownloadIn the 1995 movie, The American President, President Andrew Shepherd said the following at a[...]
The Importance of the Interim Period Between Pastors
The Importance of the Interim Period Between Pastors Download Two experiences early in my ministry impressed me about the importance of[...]
CMBA Goes Virtual to Serve Churches-in-Association
CMBA Goes Virtual to Serve Churches-in-Association Download This week CMBA’s Visionary Leadership Community voted to close its offices at North Trenholm[...]
A Kingdom Growth Mindset in the Midlands of South Carolina – Fourth Dispatch
A Kingdom Growth Mindset, Fourth Dispatch Download (See, read, and downloaded this series of dispatches at www.BullardJournal.org.)A tough issue for many[...]

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