This week we’re airing a Special Martin Luther King Day Celebration podcast. Joining us is Dr. David Goatley, Associate Dean for Vocational Formation and Christian Witness, Director of the Office of Black Church Studies, and Research Professor of Christian Theology at Duke University Divinity School.
The Lake Institute on Faith & Giving has published a National Study of Congregations’ Economic Practices. Above is a link to a two-page executive summary that highlights the ways congregations receive, manage, and spend financial resources: For the full 36-page report, go to www.NSCEP.org. Feel free to share this with the leaders of your […]
Our One Priority in CMBA is Starting and Strengthening Congregations to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. To fulfill Our One Priority a team of mobilizers is available to our family of congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina. The overarching strategy is called Empowering Congregations. It includes strategies for Starting Congregations, Strengthening Congregations, […]
For more information contact Cathy Locklear at 803.622.0303 or CathyLocklear@ColumbiaMetro.org Each year the churches of the Columbia Metro and Lexington Baptist Associations partner to facilitate this ministry. The focus of the ministry is meeting the needs of the fair workers. There are many ways to be involved. Before the workers arrive, Monday the 7th, we […]
Saturday, July 6, 2019: “A Call to Action” An Uncommon Witness. The seventh of at least seven uncommon characteristics of the very early church was an uncommon witness. The very early church was both a gathered and a scattered church. They were active and faithful witnesses of that which they had experienced. The fruit of […]
Friday, July 5, 2019: “A Call to Action” An Uncommon Generosity. The sixth of at least seven uncommon characteristics of the very early church was an uncommon generosity. The 45th verse of our biblical passage about the uncommon very early church (Acts 2:41-47) says, “and they began selling their property and possessions, and were sharing […]
Thursday, July 4, 2019: “A Call to Action” An Uncommon Expectation of the Miraculous. The fifth of at least seven uncommon characteristics of the very early church was an uncommon expectation of the miraculous. Through the apostles, the very early church had various experiences of the miraculous – wonders and signs. It was not life […]
Wednesday, July 3, 2019: “A Call to Action” An Uncommon Worship. The fourth of at least seven uncommon characteristics of the very early church was an uncommon worship. When you put together the first three uncommon characteristics of the very early church – God’s Word from the testimony of the apostles, fellowship, and prayer – […]