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Most Recent Podcast Shows

OPP 058: Local Ministry International Impact
SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play     The One Priority Podcast is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association[...]
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[...]

Our Family Stories

2021 CMBA Annual Meeting to Include Locklear Retirement Celebration
2021 CMBA Annual Meeting to Include Locklear Retirement Celebration Download The 2021 CMBA Annual Meeting will be held Thursday, October[...]
What Does the New Open Carry Law Mean for Churches?
Open Carry Download South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed the Open Carry with Training Act (formerly House Bill 3094) into[...]
CMBA Executive Director Search Committee Forms, Begins Work
Executive Director Search DownloadThe search committee to replace retiring CMBA Executive Director George Bullard has been named and held its[...]
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[...]

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

Thankful for Ministers!
Thankful for Ministers! DownloadOctober is Minister Appreciation month – what are you doing to show your senior pastor and ministerial[...]
When a Church Lacks Evangelism Efforts is it No Longer a Church?
When a Church Lacks Evangelism Efforts is it No Longer a Church?Download Acts 2:41 tells us that on the Day[...]
Because Online Worship is a New Normal…
Because Online Worship is a New Normal Download. . . it is time to do a serious evaluation of our[...]
Is the Very Early Church Our Best Model for a Local Church?
Is the Very Early Church Our Best Model for a Local Church? Download In a recent strategy post we asked[...]
What is the Missional Health of Your Congregation?
What is the Missional Health of Your Congregation?DownloadThis month our association began an 18-month journey along with 30 associations throughout[...]

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