It’s Time to Assess Your Online Appeal

Also view at https://www.facebook.com/pg/BullardNetwork/notes/ In dialogue with ministry colleagues, one person suggested that for many years we sought to impress on churches the need to have an attractive curb appeal. A couple of decades ago as websites because a popular way for people to learn about congregations, the conversation added the idea of website appeal. […]

Taking the Long View of the PPP Loans for Churches

Also view at https://www.facebook.com/pg/BullardNetwork/notes/ When COVID-19 struck the USA – and the world – over the last six to eight months, when businesses shut down, the stock market tanked, and millions of people lost their jobs temporarily or permanently, one of the responses from the federal government was the Payroll Protection Program administered by the […]

ReGathering Stories: Opening Perspectives

As COVID-19-related concerns forced the sudden stop of in-person worship services in March, churches began planning and discussing issues related to ReGathering. CMBA resources were immediately available to help churches prepare for closures, produce livestream or prerecorded worship service options, begin incorporating safety measures and start planning for the eventual day when members could meet […]

Our One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard — Monday, July 6, 2020

A Family of Baptist Congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina Our One Priority: Starting and Strengthening Churches to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. What Resources Are You Sharing with Our Family of Congregations? The Columbia Metro Baptist Association is a family of congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina. We have congregations […]

Our One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard — Monday, June 29, 2020

A Family of Baptist Congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina Our One Priority: Starting and Strengthening Churches to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. Thriving Congregations Soar with Faith WHEN? Tuesday, June 30th at 2:00 p.m. (An Online Video Conference) WHAT? Empowering Potential ReThriving Congregations (A Thriving Congregations Soar with Faith online presentation and dialogue […]

Blowing a Certain Trumpet During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Also view at https://www.facebook.com/pg/BullardNetwork/notes/ During the COVID-19 Pandemic, one of the greatest stressors is uncertainty. No one knows for sure exactly the right thing to do. Almost everyone has never been down this road before. A few people have seen somewhat similar crises. HIV/AIDS. Ebola. Sars. But no one alive and serving in a leadership […]