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A Church’s Commitment to Church Planting Sharpens an Evangelistic Focus

Download this article — Multiplying Congregatons — George Wright In 1907, the First Baptist Church of Columbia watched as the city’s Shandon community – less than three miles away – began to grow. First Baptist responded to the growth by planting Shandon Baptist Church, which today is arguably one of the most Kingdom focused churches in […]

Midtown Fellowship: Two Notch—A Church Plant in the Inner City to Reach into Poverty

Midtown Fellowship’s downtown Columbia church plant began in 2007 with a Sunday worship gathering and intentional Life Groups to primarily express its vision to share Jesus with 100,000 people within a 5-mile radius of the South Carolina state capital. Though a believer since middle school, one of those drawn to Midtown’s vision was Antony “Ant” […]

New BCM Director Brings Relational Approach to Campus Ministry

Download Our Family Story — Jamie Rogers, BCM Director Jamie Rogers is the new Columbia area Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) director, here to serve Midlands area college and university students. His ministry scope includes students attending the University of South Carolina, Columbia College, Benedict College and Midlands Technical College. Rogers began his work December 3rd and […]

After 18 Years of Church Planting, Jeff Shipman Says the Future is Focusing on the “Why” Not “How”

Download Our Family Story — Church Planting – Jeff Shipman, 01.09.19 Jeff Shipman’s goal is not church planting. His goal is gospel saturation throughout the Columbia area. He is passionate about it. He’s also passionate about serving alongside the Columbia Metro Baptist Association, facilitating conversations about gospel saturation within the metropolitan area. “All too often, church […]

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