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One Priority Podcast Short Stories – Craig Tuck
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 052: CMBA Congregational Grants
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

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[...]
A Covenant Congregational Pilgrimage Journey: Woodfield Park
A Covenant Congregational Pilgrimage church could be described as one that has members who desire to remain faithful in ministry[...]
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[...]

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

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[...]
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[...]

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