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in the Midlands of South Carolina

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Starting and strengthening congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities

Most Recent Podcast Shows

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

“Love Cola” Invites Churches to Love, Serve Their Communities
In October, Midlands churches – including the Columbia Metro Baptist Association family of churches -- will partner together through service[...]
Beulah Baptist on Mission – Drilling Fresh Water in Remote Villages, Building Local Relationships
Beulah Baptist Church members love their neighbors, near and far. The church is active in a variety of local missions,[...]
2019 Black Church Leadership Conference Coming September 6th-7th
The Columbia Metro Baptist Association (CMBA) will host the 2019 Black Church Leadership Conference September 6th and 7th at North[...]
After 27 Years and a Church Relocation, Don Brock Has Guided Gateway Into a Vibrant, Accepting Church
Located in an economically, upscale community near a resort lake and with great public education, Gateway Baptist Church – or,[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Gospel Saturation Insight 196
Insight 196: “Multiplication is God’s people continually reproducing disciples, leaders, and churches for the Gospel Saturation of a place.” (Gospel[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 195
Insight 195: “If we want to bring the light of the gospel to every man, woman, and child, we need[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 194
Insight 194: Gospel Saturation must have a “Common Opportunities: A shared understanding of the shaping effect of sin in your[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 193
Insight 193: Gospel Saturation must have a “Common Behaviors: A shared list of outcomes disciples are expected to produce;” (Gospel[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 192
 Insight 192: Gospel Saturation must have a “Common Beliefs: A shared understanding of the key gospel truths necessary for transformation;”[...]

George Bullard's Journey

The Bullard Journal for July 7, 2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019: Posts to The Bullard Journal will now take a summer break. They will return by the[...]
Prayers For Pastors and Congregations–First Sunday, July 2019
A Prayer for Pastors: O Lord, I am thankful this weekend for summer. Most of all I am thankful for[...]
The Bullard Journal for July 6, 2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019: “A Call to Action” An Uncommon Witness. The seventh of at least seven uncommon characteristics of[...]
The Bullard Journal for July 5, 2019
Friday, July 5, 2019: “A Call to Action” An Uncommon Generosity. The sixth of at least seven uncommon characteristics of[...]
The Bullard Journal for July 4, 2019
Thursday, July 4, 2019: “A Call to Action” An Uncommon Expectation of the Miraculous. The fifth of at least seven[...]

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[...]