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Most Recent Podcast Shows

The Columbia Metro Connection Podcast Are Posted Regularly. Sign Up to Automatically Receive Them.
The Columbia Metro Connection Podcast was launched in 2018. This is a regular podcast targeting ministers and laypersons of the[...]
The Heart of First Impressions – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #028
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Our Family Stories

The Value of Partnerships to Ethnic Church Plants
First Haitian Church of Columbia has welcomed new visitors each week since it began holding worship services in February 2019.[...]
Alice Drive Baptist Ties Multi-Site with an Emphasis on Making a Good First Impression
This summer, Clay Smith will celebrate 25 years as the lead pastor at Alice Drive Baptist Church, in Sumter, and[...]
Robert Grant Provides Church Administration Assistance in New Role
Robert Grant began his work as an Empowering Congregations Ministry Mobilizer with the Columbia Metro Baptist Association (CMBA) in April.[...]
David Waganer Seeks to Empower Congregations
The Columbia Metro Baptist Association (CMBA) welcomes David Waganer, an independent contract worker who began his responsibilities as an Empowering[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Gospel Saturation Insight 151
Insight 151: “The church can, and should, gather on a regular basis for a wide assortment of reasons: teaching, singing,[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 150
Insight 150: “How do we make it possible for everyone on the planet to come in contact with a missionary[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 149
Insight 149: “If we truly believe that God wants every man, woman, and child to have a repeated opportunity to[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 148
Insight 148: “Faithful work in the harvest should result in the production of robust, mature disciples. Gone are the days[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 147
Insight 147: “God’s Kingdom compels us into the harvest—the third priority of an OS (operating system) driven by Gospel Saturation.[...]

George Bullard's Journey

The Bullard Journal for June 26, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019: “A Strategic Insight” Seventh Day Baptists Worship on Saturday. When I was 15 years old my[...]
The Bullard Journal for June 25, 2019
Tuesday, June 25, 2019: “A Call to Prayer” Connecting with an International Student. This evening a group of people gathered[...]
The Bullard Journal for June 24, 2019
Monday, June 24, 2019: “A Strategic Insight” Completed Communication is an Illusion. George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright who[...]
The Bullard Journal for June 23, 2019
Sunday, June 23, 2019: “An Answered Prayer” Church Adoption Decision Made. Today Park Street Baptist Church gathered for worship followed[...]
The Bullard Journal for June 22, 2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019: “A Strategic Insight” The Church and Their Edifice Complex. You already know the answer to the[...]

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[...]