Category Archives for "CMBA General"

Strategic Prayer and Two More Steps are Foundations for Sandy Level’s Evangelism Focus

About one year ago, Chris Hanley, pastor of Sandy Level Baptist Church in Blythewood, says he felt the Lord impressing on him a need for Sandy Level to be more deliberately evangelistic with people. “Truthfully, we had very few people that were involved in personal evangelism,” Chris says. “I was so busy with so many […]

Families for All Children at the November 19th Vision Day

On November 19th Columbia Metro Baptist Association (CMBA) will conduct a Vision Day Lunch and Speaker where churches will gather to learn more about how to support efforts to provide families for all children through Foster Care. Southern Mutual Church Insurance is sponsoring the lunch, registration is free, and interested persons may register HERE. Lunch […]

Connie Maxwell Offers Pilot on Foster Care to Three to Five CMBA Churches

On Tuesday, November 19th ( Noon to 1:30 p.m.) at North Trenholm Baptist Church in Columbia, Danny Nicholson, president of Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, will speak at the Vision Day Lunch and Speaker on For the Dreams of Children – Leading Churches to Transform the Lives of Children and Families. Register HERE. Vision Days are […]

Sharing God’s Love “Behind the Fence”

Where does prison ministry fall on your church’s list of community outreach opportunities? Many churches participate in the statewide Christmas Prisoner Packet ministry through the South Carolina Baptist Convention – more than 24,500 packets were collectively donated in 2018. Others, including churches in the Columbia Metro Association, work year-round to build relationships with inmates and […]

A Heart for Discipleship Drives Pastor Bill Crews at GraceChurch in Columbia

To fully understand Columbia’s GraceChurch, it’s important to look at the church’s softball team playing in a co-ed league sponsored by the City of Columbia. The team includes church members, who live near and not so near the church property on Harrison Road; clients from downtown’s Oliver Gospel Mission; and, freshman students from Cru, a […]

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