Insight 102: FaithSoaring Churches Decrease Secrecy and Increasing Mutual Respect

Congregations not ready for and even resisting change are characterized by secrecy and a lack of mutual respect. There is secrecy in communication, of money, and of prayer concerns. Information is power that can lead to control. Too many leaders do not realize that the control of information destroys community and limits the empowerment of […]

Helping Congregations Plot a New Course of Surrender to God’s Leadership

One strategy in our association–Columbia Metro Baptist Association–is about helping congregations who have been in significant decline over many years to turnaround and once again be vital and vibrant congregations. At times this requires radical transitions and changes. Some need a new focus on Reception where they receive other congregations and become Location Partners together. Redemption is where a congregation […]

Seeing in the Dark – Columbia Metro Connection Episode #007

  Welcome to the Columbia Metro Connection, a podcast where you can go to get valuable, relevant, and quality resources for you and your congregation.   SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play        The Columbia Metro Connection is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association and the almost 100 partner churches that […]

The Columbia Metro Connection Podcast Are Posted Regularly. Sign Up to Automatically Receive Them.

The Columbia Metro Connection Podcast launched earlier this year. This is a regular podcast targeting ministers and laypersons of the Columbia Metro Baptist Churches-in-Association–and all other interested persons. The third episode posts on Tuesday, February 13th. To receive an e-mail notificaton with a link to each podcast when they are posted, complete the very short […]