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Most Recent Podcast Shows

Your Church and The Baptist Collegiate Ministry – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #022
  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[...]
Gaining Traction in a Dying Church – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #021
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Our Family Stories

CMBA Moderator Ralphetta Davis Is Inspired by International Missions Experiences
Download this article -- Missional Partnerships -- Ralphetta Davis Columbia native Ralphetta Davis just returned from her second mission trip[...]
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[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Gospel Saturation Insight 092
Insight 92: “We’ve all heard the objections: ‘But, we already have enough churches.’ “Don’t you know how many churches are[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 091
Insight 91: “Combined, the COA (Circle of Accountability) and COI (Circle of Influence), provide a manageable scope for the mission[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 090
Insight 90: “Our Sovereign God places each member of the church in the midst of a people in a specific[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 089
Insight 89: “Every believer living as a missionary is given a distinct COI (Circle of Influence) made up of places[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 088
Insight 88: In our COA (Circle of Accountability) “the corporate domain represents the shared space of those who make up[...]

George Bullard's Journey

Captured By Vision Insight 077 By George Bullard
Vision may always be a little fuzzy—particularly in the ways to fulfill it—because it is always looking beyond the current[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 076 By George Bullard
During a visionary journey God at times changes our plans and heads us to a new Macedonia as told in[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 075 By George Bullard
Vision not used to evaluate the goodness and rightness of congregational decisions will not remain the vision for long. Around[...]
Prayers For Pastors and Congregations–Palm Sunday April 14, 2019
A Prayer for Pastors: O Lord, the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem includes adoration for Him by the crowd.[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 074 By George Bullard
Living into vision requires regular spiritual celebration of the fulfillment of the future story of ministry for the congregation. Vision[...]

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[...]