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Most Recent Podcast Shows

Panel Discussion on Church Multiplication – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #020
SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play       The Columbia Metro Connection is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association and the[...]
Planning for Your Church’s Financial Future – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #012
Welcome to the Columbia Metro Connection, a podcast where you can go to get valuable, relevant, and quality resources for[...]

Our Family Stories

Brenda Sheets of St. Andrews Church Takes Annual Medical Missions Trip
Missional Partnerships -- Brenda SheetsDownload https://youtu.be/BjijybF6_Ro Brenda Sheets took her first mission trip to Honduras with St. Andrews Baptist Church[...]
A Church’s Commitment to Church Planting Sharpens an Evangelistic Focus
Download this article -- Multiplying Congregatons -- George Wright In 1907, the First Baptist Church of Columbia watched as the city’s[...]
Back to Basics at FRESH Church in Irmo
Dowload This Article --Multiplying Congregations -- Greg Dowey Karee Richardson says her church is like family. She and her husband[...]
On 20th CMBA Anniversary Locklear Celebrates Relationships with Churches
Download Our Family Story -- Community Impact - Cathy Locklear In 1999, Cathy Locklear and her husband Eric had just welcomed[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Gospel Saturation Insight 072
Insight 72: “We pray that we would see God’s people partnering with all expressions of the Church for the Gospel[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 071
Insight 71: “Unfortunately, the way we scatter the seeds of the gospel today is within a large building during a[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 070
Insight 70: “To propel the church outward, the church’s leaders focus on releasing assets, building disciples, and collaborating with other[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 069
Insight 69: “God invites all of His people to join Him in whatever He is doing in the world. Just[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 068
Insight 68: “We have a gracious invitation to be on the team of the Victor, who has already done all[...]

George Bullard's Journey

Prayers For Pastors and Congregations–Fourth Sunday, March 2019
A Prayer for Pastors: O Lord, we are thankful for all Your examples to us of what it means to[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 059 By George Bullard
Many congregations structure their life around programs rather than relationships, thus putting a drag factor on vision. Too many programs[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 058 By George Bullard
Vision is more about relationships with God, one another, and your context than it is about successful programs. If the[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 057 By George Bullard
Many congregations fall back on their mission statement as their vision, rather than being embraced by a specific vision that[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 056 By George Bullard
Vision is more about increasing and deepening disciplemaking than it is about successful and growing programs. Program fulfillment is an[...]

Congregational Champions

Learn in Three Days a Process to Transform Your Congregation
It does not matter what “RE” word works for you—revitalize, renew, re-envision, reinvent, redevelop, restart, replant, resurrect—there is a three-day[...]
27 Books That Have Impacted My Ministry as a Congregational Champion
I have read thousands of books during my life. Probably 90 percent of them have been non-fiction books. The picture[...]
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[...]
Writing the Future Story of Ministry for Your Congregation
George Bullard has been working on updating a manuscript that addresses the point in a Spiritual Strategic Journey when a[...]
Dying to Restart: Churches Choosing a Strategic Death for a Multiplying Life
Dying-to-Restart Download this FREE ebook. We are pleased to share this new ebook with you from Exponential authored by Greg Wiens[...]