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 Grants for hunger related ministries that actively serve Midlands residents. During its January 2021 meeting, the Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) approved requests from Blaney Baptist and NorthStar Christian Church’s Center of Hope for each to […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, March 22, 2021

  A Family of Baptist Congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina Our One Priority: Starting and Strengthening Churches to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. One Priority Briefing, 03.22.21 Download CMBA Welcomes Two New Congregationsto Our Association Riverbend Community Church, a church affiliated with the SC Baptist Convention, but who had no previous […]

A Kingdom Growth Mindset in the Midlands of South Carolina – First Dispatch

Bullard-Kingdom Growth Mindset Download Serving as a Family of Baptist Congregations – Words of Challenge for CMBA First Dispatch   A family of Baptist congregations is at its best when the congregations have a Kingdom growth mindset more than a church growth or church sustainability mindset. What is the difference? Is one good and the other bad? […]

A Dozen Essential Actions for Leading the Launch or Coming Alongside a New Congregational Expression

Actions for Launching New Congregational Expressions Download It is a foundational commitment of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association that the best approach to starting new congregational expressions is for the congregations to take the lead and do the starting, planting, and/or sponsoring. This is long-term the best method for creating congregations who serve as vital […]

VLC Approves New Member Church and Church Network Connection

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, March 16, at North Trenholm Baptist Church to conduct business and share ministry updates. Riverbend Community Church was approved as a Church Network Connection (CNC) at the January VLC meeting. The church had no previous association affiliation and, after participating in CMBA projects and programs, committed financially […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, March 15, 2021

  A Family of Baptist Congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina Our One Priority: Starting and Strengthening Churches to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. One Priority Briefing, 03.15.21 Download Three Upcoming Opportunitiesfor CMBA Pastors and Staff! Join Us for Lunch at Noon Tuesday, March 16th at North Trenholm Baptist Church Meet and […]

Younique Coaching Process Cohort

The purpose of the Younique 4-day Experience is to help participants define their Life Call, design their life, and realize their ultimate contribution as God’s workmanship (Ephesians 2:10).  Built upon the Younique Gospel-Centered Life Design process this four-day experience is customized to fit the needs of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association core leadership team. Younique […]