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Most Recent Podcast Shows

BCM Highlight – Panel Discussion – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #027
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 100 family churches that[...]
BCM Highlight – Jamie Rogers – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #026
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[...]

Our Family Stories

Alice Drive’s Welcome Ministry Shifts from “What” to “Why”
Download this article -- First Impressions -- Alice Drive      Alice Drive Baptist Church members have welcomed visitors to[...]
The Kingdom Value of First Impressions
Download this article -- First Impressions - Mary Ann Sibley Mary Ann Sibley wants you to feel welcomed and included.[...]
Wes Church Believes First Baptist Can Leverage Its Unique Historic, Downtown Distinctives
Download this article -- Wes Church           Since becoming senior pastor at First Baptist Church, Columbia,[...]
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[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Gospel Saturation Insight 121
Insight 121: “Disciples will BE different. . . A mind shaped by the gospel will increasingly and naturally produce lasting[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 120
Insight 120: “We can define transformation this way: God’s people transformed into the image of Christ, resulting in the gospel[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 119
Insight 119: “If God’s people, who profess to be saved by His grace, are captivated by His love, and live[...]
Steve Perky Weekly Focus 2019-W-20
Weekly Focus 2019.W.20God's word does not return void, even on social media.I was reminded of this in a fresh way[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 118
Insight 118: “God’s people were given a mission to proclaim the excellences of God. How? They were to live as[...]

George Bullard's Journey

Captured By Vision Insight 101 By George Bullard
When the first century church at Jerusalem lost vision and slowed missional action, it invented the holy huddle. Now many[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 100 By George Bullard
Vision is more about transformation of the prodigals than honoring the elders among us. Congregational vision is more about creating[...]
Prayers For Pastors and Congregations–The Third Sunday of May 2019
A Prayer for Pastors: O Lord, this weekend as I lead worship may I reflect on the transitions and changes[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 099 By George Bullard
God’s empowering vision often disrupts the status quo and who is in charge. That is why some people try to[...]
Captured By Vision Insight 098 By George Bullard
Myopia prohibits many long-tenured congregational members from seeing the long-term benefits of new vision. Many longer-tenured members are nearsighted. They[...]

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[...]