Category Archives for "Church Planting"

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 […]

VLC Approves Denominee Mission Focus, Statements

CMBA

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, March 15, at Kilbourne Park Baptist Church to conduct business and share ministry updates. Pastor Terry Smoak welcomed the group along with member and CMBA Clerk Cookie Adams, who was previewed in CMBA’s VLC Member Spotlight last week. In February VLC members were presented with the Denominee […]

VLC Completes 2021 Work, Looks to 2022

CMBA

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met for its final session of the year at GraceChurch Of Columbia to conduct business and share ministry updates on Tuesday, November 16. VLC members heard Team Huddle reports from its subgroups regarding ongoing work with CMBA churches through Our One Priority to “start and strengthen congregations to serve […]

VLC Adopts Creation of Bylaws Revision Team

CMBA

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met at Spring Valley Baptist to conduct business and share ministry updates on Tuesday, October 19. VLC members heard Team Huddle reports from its subgroups regarding ongoing work with CMBA churches through Our One Priority to “start and strengthen congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities.” These […]

VLC Adopts Proposed 2022 CMBA Budget

CMBA

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) conducted business and shared ministry updates virtually on Tuesday, September 21. They also worked to finalize plans related to the upcoming CMBA Annual Meeting to be held Thursday, October 7, at 6 p.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist in Blythewood. During the meeting VLC members heard Team Huddle reports from […]

Visionary Leadership Community Approves Move to Virtual CMBA Office

CMBA

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tues., May 18, at North Trenholm Baptist to conduct business and share ministry updates. VLC members heard CMBA Team Huddle reports from representatives of the organized subgroups, called squads. These updates covered a variety of direct work with churches including relationship building, leadership development, future visioning and new […]

Spring Valley to Host New Messianic Jewish Congregation

CMBA

Spring Valley Baptist is moving forward with plans to host a new Messianic Jewish congregation slated to begin May 15. Rabbi Andy Meyerson has planted several Messianic Jewish congregations in the Carolinas for the community he loves and calls an “unreached people group.” The born-again rabbi has made it his mission to reach the Jewish […]

VLC Considers Additional Funding for Church Plants

CMBA

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tues., Apr. 20, at North Trenholm Baptist Church to conduct business and share ministry updates. VLC members heard CMBA Team Huddle reports from CMBA Executive Director George Bullard, including updates on their work directly with churches. Updates on New Congregational Expressions in the association included the launch of […]