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OPP 050: Special MLK Day Celebration Conversation
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OPP 049: Pandemic Progress
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Our Family Stories

A Grant That Benefits Your Church and Ministry? YES!
CMBA churches are encouraged to investigate grant assistance through the association as they begin to compare ministry plans for a[...]
Victories During the Pandemic
Victories. They are important to celebrate, perhaps even more so during a challenging year. As the CMBA approaches the end[...]
Midlands Leaders Introduced to Mancini’s Future Church
CMBA member and church connection leaders were introduced to former pastor, author and consultant Will Mancini’s latest book Future Church:[...]
CMBA Financial Gift Benefits NYC Association Ministry
Following the sale of the CMBA building in December 2019, the Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) approved gifting a portion of[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

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
ReThriving Congregations Process
ReThriving Congregations Spiritual Strategic Journey Process -- A Video Presentation by George Bullard https://www.facebook.com/CMBAssociation/posts/1994026837395410 Thriving-Congs-ReThriving-SSJ-PPoint-09.0120Download

George Bullard's Journey

Ministering in the Twilight Zone During a Pandemic
Pastoral-Message-01.05.21Download As we begin the year 2021, it is certainly the hope of many in Christian ministry that we can[...]
Worship Wars Are About Distance Not Style
Bullard-Worship-Wars-About-Distance-Not-Style-12.04.20Download I continue to hear of worship wars and rumors of worship wars. If you are still battling worship wars[...]
Future Church Moments from Will Mancini and Cory Hartman
Future Church Moment Three "I believe that the COVID pandemic probably constitutes the greatest innovation opportunity that leaders will have[...]
Missional MOBS — Missional Opportunities for Breakthrough Service
Missional-MobsDownload What are Missional MOBS? Missional MOBS are formal or informal groups of people from a missional community who choose[...]
Calling, Community, and Congregation During a Pandemic
Calling-During-a-PandemicDownload Something is missing in how churches and congregation participants are connecting during the pandemic. Do you feel it? Are[...]

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