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Most Recent Podcast Shows

Transforming Culture By Strengthening Community – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #31
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[...]
Preparing a Church For the Unknown — Episode #30
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Our Family Stories

Awaken Church Celebrates 10 Years of Loving the Community
Awaken ChurchDownload When Awaken Church was planted ten years ago in northeast Richland County, its members were committed to engaging[...]
Questions Help Shape Killian Baptist’s Revitalization
Killian Baptist's Revitalization - Chris ReinoldsDownload (Editor’s Note: This is one of a series of articles about pastors who began[...]
God is Remolding North Point Community Church
North Point Community ChurchDownload Pastor Freddy Johnson was called to North Point Community Church five years ago. At its North[...]
“Love Cola” Invites Churches to Love, Serve Their Communities
Love ColaDownload In October, Midlands churches – including the Columbia Metro Baptist Association family of churches -- will partner together[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Gospel Saturation Insight 247
Insight 247: “Multiplication is God’s people continually reproducing disciples, leaders, and churches for the Gospel Saturation of a place. And[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 246
Insight 246: “Mobilization happens when God’s people own the lostness of a defined people in a defined place. Transformation is[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 245
Insight 245: “Collaboration - Ask God to tear down every wall of hostility that exists between pastors and churches in[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 244
Insight 244: “Multiplication - Pray for God to raise up disciples who will plant the gospel in your community. Pray[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 243
Insight 243: “Transformation - Ask God to do the mighty work of transforming hearts and lives through the power of[...]

George Bullard's Journey

Pray for DJ Kirkland, Pastor, Pineview Baptist Church
During this October Minister Appreciation Month, show your appreciation by praying for the ministry of DJ and Joanie Kirkland. He[...]
Pray for Daniel Schrall, Pastor, Southside Baptist Church
During this October Minister Appreciation Month, show your appreciation by praying for the ministry of Daniel Schrall as he serves[...]
A Lifetime Campaign
Serving in Christian ministry is like engaging in a lifetime campaign for a political office. There is seldom a day[...]
Pray for Robert Winburn, Pastor, Spring Valley Baptist Church
During this October Minister Appreciation Month, show your appreciation by praying for the ministry of Robert Winburn as he serves[...]
Pray for Brenda Kneece, Pastor, Belmont Baptist Church
During this October Minister Appreciation Month, show your appreciation by praying for the ministry of Brenda Kneece as she serves[...]

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[...]