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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

Spring Valley Baptist Church Isn’t Robert Winburn’s Only Legacy — All Four Children in Vocational Ministry Families
Also see Spring Valley Baptist Embraces Diverse Community, Works Hard to Be a Good Neighbor Robert Winburn says it over[...]
Spring Valley Baptist Embraces Diverse Community, Works Hard to Be a Good Neighbor
Also see Spring Valley Baptist Church Isn’t Robert Winburn’s Only Legacy — All Four Children in Vocational Ministry Families Forty[...]
Koinonia Fosters Community in Eau Claire
This summer about 50 children from the Eau Claire community are experiencing a six-week enrichment day camp at no cost[...]
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.[...]

FaithSoaring Churches Learning Community

Gospel Saturation Insight 172
Insight 172: “As we talk about taking ownership and responsibility for lostness, we understand that we cannot change anyone’s heart[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 171
Insight 171: “Mobilization occurs when God’s people own the lostness of a defined people in a defined place. Notice the[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 170
Insight 170: “This answer (that the primary access point for the gospel is the Sunday morning worship service in a[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 169
Insight 169: “What is the primary access point most people in your city have to the gospel? If the people[...]
Gospel Saturation Insight 168
Insight 168: “Mobilization, transformation, collaboration, and multiplication are concepts that spark all kinds of “but what about” questions in our[...]

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[...]