Category Archives for "CMBA General"

The Synergy of Good Faith, Good Fellowship, Good Works, Good News

(Review one of the topics covered at Congregational Champions Retreats.) Four essential characteristics of FaithSoaring Churches are Good Faith, Good Fellowship, Good Works, and Good News. All four characteristics must be present in congregations or they are incomplete, myopic, and lack sufficient spiritual and strategic vitality and vibrancy. They also must interact in a way that creates […]

Administrative Team Morphs into a Visionary Leadership Community, January 16th

Beginning this month, January 2018, the group providing regular guidance for the work and ministry of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association morphs from an Administrative Team into a Visionary Leadership Community. This transition seeks to provide spiritual and strategic empowerment for the association as it seeks to fulfill Our One Priority of starting and strengthening […]

Baptist Collegiate Ministry January Update

Baptist Collegiate Ministry will be going to Puerto Rico during 2018 to serve the churches after the devastating hurricane that crushed the island.  If you would like to help, there are students going on that trip that need support.  If you help sponsor a student, then that student could come and share with your church […]

Temple Zion Baptist Pastor Andre Melvin Oversees Columbia International Prison Program

Andre Melvin, pastor of Temple Zion Baptist Church in the Columbia Metro Baptist Association, also serves as executive director of the Columbia International University Prison Program. This program, which is immersed with the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC), has helped 136 state inmates receive Associate Degrees in Biblical Studies and go on to serve […]

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