Category Archives for "CMBA General"

How Do You Say “Come at Your Own Risk” Without Frightening People?

Also view at https://www.facebook.com/pg/BullardNetwork/notes/ Just as there are swimming pools, lakes, beaches, etc. where there is a sign that says, “Swim At Your Own Risk,” there may need to be a similar warning to people as they regather at church. It could say “Come at Your Own Risk,” or “The Worship of God is Wonderful. […]

Our One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard — Monday, June 8, 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 9th at 2:00 p.m. WHERE? Our One Priority Briefing Live!  As an extra security and for us to connect with you, […]

Moving From “Can’t” to “Can” During COVID-19 Pandemic

Also view at https://www.facebook.com/notes/bullardjournalorg/moving-from-cant-to-can-during-covid-19-pandemic/2660461964234202/ A pastor mused recently “I have spent so much time telling people what they cannot do, that I forgot to tell them what they can do.” Have you had an “ah-ha” moment where you realized that may be exactly what you have been doing? Starting in the middle of March we […]

Blessed Assurances

Also view at https://www.facebook.com/notes/bullardjournalorg/blessed-assurances/2652325285047870/ “Some people in my congregation want assurances I cannot give them,” was the frustration shared by one pastor in recent days about relaunching live worship and other gatherings. Is this a frustration you share? As pastors, staff, and lay leaders seek to discern when and how to relaunch their congregation, they […]

Resources CMBA Offers Congregations

Today we had the first session on the Resources CMBA Offers Congregations. Here is the link to watch the video:  https://www.columbiametro.org/cmba-congregation-resources/. Here are the topics and the presenters for Part One plus how to get hold of them to ask questions or to request services. Topics: First – ReLaunching and ReOpening Strategies for Disruptive Innovation […]

Our One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard — Monday, May 25, 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. Resources CMBA Offers Congregations as You ReLaunch — Part Two WHEN: Tuesday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. WHERE? Our One Priority Briefing Live!  As an extra security and for […]