Category Archives for "CMBA General"

The Search for Best Practices for the Multiplication of Congregational Expressions

I am traveling Sunday, February 25th to Orlando, FL for the Exponential church planting and multiplication conference. They claim it is the largest annual gathering of church planters on the planet. I have been to this conference several times, but it has been a few years. Previously when I attended Exponential it was for networking […]

Insight 056: FaithSoaring Churches Have Consistent Doctrine and Practice

Many congregations are part of denominations and other networks of congregations who have strong doctrinal positions that focus on the missional nature of congregations. Such a focus may help FaithSoaring Churches develop and sustain continual relevance to their context. However, many congregations who need to transform dilute or ignore the prophetic edge of these doctrinal […]

Welcome Chelsea Wester as our Empowering Congregations Ministry Mobilizer

CMBA is pleased to welcome Chelsea Wester to our staff as the Empowering Congregations Ministry Mobilizer. This is a part-time “virtual” position to assist George Bullard, our director, with his efforts to meet with and coach pastors, staff persons, and lay leaders, and do various things to empower the ministry of our churches-in-association with one […]

Insight 052: FaithSoaring Churches Enhance Their Conflict Capacity

FaithSoaring Churches engage in transitions and changes. There is no way to avoid this. Congregations cannot move forward without them. Transitions and changes inevitably raise the intensity of conflict in congregations. It is a “ready or not, here I come” experience. If congregations do not have the capacity to handle conflict, then their conflict is […]