Kyndra Bremer
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CMBA Called Meeting Announcement

Called Meeting Letter 2022June 30, 2022Dear Ministry Partners,As you know, George Bullard, our Executive Director of the CMBA, has officially retired. I have accepted the dubious responsibility of serving as your interim director until a new person can begin serving, as prescribed in our current bylaws. Our search team has been working diligently to present […]

What is Your Congregation’s Future Story of Missional Ministry?

What is Your Congregation’s Future Story of Missional Ministry?Download During the past ten months, CMBA had engaged in two phases of the Denominee process. This is jointly funded by our association, our state convention, and the North American Mission Board. The purpose is to help associations close the value gap between how they function and […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Wednesday, May 25, 2022

A Family of Baptist Congregations in theMidlands of South Carolina Mission Focus: Unleashing FutureStoriesUnleashing Future Missional Stories of Our Family of Congregations One Priority Briefing, 05.25.22 Download Mission Field Alpha Luncheon at Woodfield Park Baptist Church Thursday, June 2nd at 11:30 a.m. — 1834 Morninglo Ln, Columbia, SC 29223. Come discover the Kingdom opportunity for […]

Seven Facts About Congregational Multiplication in the Columbia Metro Baptist Association of 100 Congregations in Richland, Fairfield, and Kershaw Counties

  Population: The population of the associational fellowship area is almost 500,000 – up from 300,000 in the early 1980s. Today there is one CMBA congregation for every 5,000 people. In 1980 there was one for every 2,500 people. From a macro perspective, we are diminishing in our presence and witness as CMBA. Diversity: The […]

Disciplemaking is About Moving Your Feet

Disciplemaking is About Moving Your FeetDownload St. Andrews Baptist Church – not unlike many churches in our association – is striving to define and act on the difference between in-depth knowledge about discipleship and proactive efforts to engage in disciplemaking. Sound familiar? It should. It is the number one struggle mentioned by pastors when considering […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Thursday, April 21, 2022

A Family of Baptist Congregations in theMidlands of South Carolina Mission Focus: Unleashing FutureStoriesUnleashing Future Missional Stories of Our Family of Congregations One Priority Briefing, 04.21.22 Download What is Your Congregation’s Future Story of Missional Ministry? CMBA is now eight months into The Denominee Journey with the Future Church Co, along with our SC Baptist […]

Four Questions for Your Congregation about Unleashing FutureStories

Four Questions for Your Congregation about Unleashing FutureStories Download As a new CMBA strategy emerges, a core focus will be to ask four strategic questions of our congregations. These questions assume God is calling every congregation to reach their full Kingdom potential and not to just serve in culturally comfortable ways. This strategy is not […]

An Important Conversation on Race Relations

Racial Reconcilation Conversation WEB Key leaders with relationships to CMBA, the South Carolina Baptist Convention, the Southern Baptist Convention and Duke Divinity School led a conversation on issues related to racial reconciliation on March 18 at Spring Valley Baptist Church in Columbia. Rev. Andre Rogers, pastor of Concord Fellowship Baptist Church and seminary faculty member […]

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