By Karen Willoughby EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah – As a church planter southwest of Salt Lake City, Barry Smith is committed to the Cooperative Program. “As a NAMB planter I know where the money goes,” Smith said. “We see the fruit of churches across the Southern Baptist Convention partnering together. We are part of that fruit. […]
COMMENTARY: Southern Baptists see multitudes come to Christ through the greatest evangelistic initiative of the modern church age
Georgia Baptists are able to help get the gospel to the nations through the greatest evangelistic initiative of the modern church age. It’s called the Cooperative Program. By Roger Alford The rapid fire of a machine gun broke the silence, and a vibrant Christian, bleeding from multiple wounds, took his last breath. Islamic militants, angry […]
By Tony Martin/The Baptist Record MYRTLE, Miss. (BP) – Amaziah Church between Hickory Flat and Myrtle, averages 75-80 people in attendance and, like all churches, has been impacted by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped the members from sacrificially supporting the work of the Lord at home and around the world. […]
By Paul ChitwoodInternational Mission Board President I recently had the privilege of preaching at First Baptist Church of Murray, Kentucky, in conjunction with the celebration of the church’s 175th anniversary. One of the many unique aspects of this historic church is the fact that the Cooperative Program was birthed at First Murray where, in 1900, Pastor […]
Last week, I introduced Vision 2025 and our opportunity to cooperate as Baptists on five strategic actions to stand tall with a passionate vision of reaching every person for Jesus Christ in every town, every city, every state, and every nation. Being all in on Vision 2025 begins now. I believe our five Strategic Actions […]
“The churches of our Southern Baptist Convention are coming together to support the vision of the Great Commission.”
It is about the mission, not the money.
As Great Commission Baptists, we are compelled with the vision to reach every person for Jesus Christ in every town, every city, every state, and every nation. Our 51,000 congregations that comprise the Southern Baptist network of churches do our best work when we cooperate in presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ to every person […]
April marked the lowest monthly national CP total since December 2016.
An overview of Baptist stewardship may prepare us to respond …
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 […]
They served in Mexico as IMB missionaries for 36 years …