April marked the lowest monthly national CP total since December 2016.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Gifts to the national Cooperative Program Allocation Budget for May 2020 were below budget by more than $1.5 million as the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to impact churches financially. The $14,802,344.02 given through the Cooperative Program was 16.08 percent less than the same month last year. Nearly every church across the Southern […]
In an unprecedented time, all of these ministries are still present and making a difference…
By Jason K. AllenThe Cooperative Program ought not be a sacred cow, but it is close to one for me. Begun by Southern Baptists nearly a century ago, it has proven to be a most effective and enduring way to support our collective ministry and mission work. Jason K. Allen I often visit […]
IMB missionaries to Japan gather for a meal with friends. The couple met when they were both serving in Japan as Journeymen and have since gotten married and planted their family there, saying they believe God is at work in the hearts of the Japanese. IMB/Special By Sandy Wisdom-Martin As Southern Baptists, we have one […]
By Paul Chitwood Editor’s Note: October is Cooperative Program Emphasis month in the Southern Baptist Convention. Learn more about CP here. As I near the first anniversary of being elected president of the International Mission Board, I am incredibly encouraged about so many aspects of the Great Commission work of Southern Baptists. At the top […]
By Andrew Hébert Many younger pastors often feel two interesting and competing impulses. First, there is a growing sense that denominations aren’t that important. Second, there is a strong desire for relationships with others in ministry and a willingness to participate in affinity-based networks. Traditional denominational membership and involvement has declined over the past few […]