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Most Recent Podcast Shows

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[...]
OPP 055: The Nones — A Conversation with Author Ryan Burge
SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play      The One Priority Podcast is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association and the[...]

Our Family Stories

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[...]
Religious “Nothing in Particulars” on the Rise Statistically
May Story 2 - Ryan Burge WEB Download In his new book The Nones, Pastor and Social Scientist Ryan Burge[...]
CMBA Grants Support Two Church Hunger Ministries
Mar 2 Story - Grant Recipients WEB Download Two CMBA churches have applied for and received Our One Priority Congregational[...]
Fred DeFoor Retires After 34 Years at St. Andrews Baptist
Mar-1-Story Fred DeFoor WEB DownloadFred DeFoor has retired after serving 34 years as Minister of Music at St. Andrews Baptist[...]

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 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[...]
A Kingdom Growth Mindset in the Midlands of South Carolina – Third Dispatch
Bullard-Kingdom Growth Mindset_Third Dispatch Download Factors surrounding church growth and church sustainability were addressed in the first two dispatches. (See the[...]
A Kingdom Growth Mindset in the Midlands of South Carolina – Second Dispatch
Bullard-Kingdom Growth Mindset - Second Dispatch DownloadServing as a Family of Baptist Congregations – Words of Challenge for CMBA Second Dispatch The[...]

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