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An Association is Congregations in Fellowship on Mission in Their Context and Beyond

An Association is Congregations in Fellowship on Mission in Their Context and BeyondDownload The annual session of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association is on Thursday, October 7th at 6:00 p.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 1920 Cedar Creek Road in Blythewood. The primary purpose for gathering is fellowship, and to celebrate that we are a […]

Thankful for Ministers!

Thankful for Ministers! Download October is Minister Appreciation month – what are you doing to show your senior pastor and ministerial staff appreciation? All areas of ministry have been impacted by Covid for well over a year now, and church staff members – senior pastors in particular – have continued to lead congregations through this […]

What is the Missional Health of Your Congregation?

What is the Missional Health of Your Congregation?Download This month our association began an 18-month journey along with 30 associations throughout the country called The Denominee Journey. Led by the Future Church organization founded by author and consultant Will Mancini, this process seeks to help our association figure out how we can minister with missional […]

Defining Your Active Congregation in an Emerging Post-Pandemic Year

Defining Your Active Congregation in an Emerging Post-Pandemic Year Download Until a few decades ago congregations could numerically define their active congregation by the average weekly worship attendance. This was during an era when people attended weekend worship up to three or four times per month. If it was a Sunday – unless they were […]

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

A Kingdom Growth Mindset, Fourth Dispatch Download   (See, read, and downloaded this series of dispatches at www.BullardJournal.org.) A tough issue for many congregations to address – especially when they have been plateaued and declining for a long time and become concerned about the viability of their long-term future – is the loss of families […]

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

Bullard-Kingdom Growth Mindset_Third Dispatch Download   Factors surrounding church growth and church sustainability were addressed in the first two dispatches. (See the dispatches at www.BullardJournal.org.) For congregations to serve with a Kingdom mindset more than a church growth or church sustainability mindset, they must understand from their founding the need to renew the core while […]