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Most Recent Podcast Shows

OPP 054: The Past, Present, and Future Hope of Worship
SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play      The One Priority Podcast is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association and the[...]
OPP 053: Making an Impact in the Midst of the Pandemic
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

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[...]
Roundtable Discussion on Revitalization, Missions
Feb-2-Story-LBC-Roundtable-CMBADownload Lexington Baptist Church (LBC), a CMBA Church Network Connection, recently held a roundtable discussion on church revitalization, replanting, missions[...]
One Ministry Plan Paused as Another Grows at FBC Winnsboro
February Story - FBC Winnsboro - Download First Baptist Winnsboro Pastor Craig Bailey says COVID was the “worst possible thing[...]

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

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[...]
A Kingdom Growth Mindset in the Midlands of South Carolina – First Dispatch
Bullard-Kingdom Growth Mindset DownloadServing as a Family of Baptist Congregations – Words of Challenge for CMBA First Dispatch A family of Baptist congregations[...]
Rejoice! God is at Work During the Pandemic
Rejoice! God is at Work During the Pandemic - 3.4.21  Download Pastors, staff, and lay leaders in CMBA were asked in[...]
The Key Warning Sign Your Church is Dying
Bullard-The Day the Christian Church Caused a Riot-2.4.21 Download It happened in Ephesus. It was caused by the bold expansion of[...]
The Day the Christian Church Caused a Riot
Bullard-The Day the Christian Church Caused a Riot-2.4.21 Download It happened in Ephesus. It was caused by the bold expansion of[...]

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