Oklahoma Baptists celebrate $1 billion cumulative CP giving
OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) – Members of Oklahoma Baptists board of directors met on March 7 at the Baptist Building in Oklahoma City for a time of prayer, fellowship, reports and key business. During the afternoon plenary session, Todd Fisher, executive director-treasurer for Oklahoma Baptists, shared ministry updates and the historic news that Oklahoma Baptist churches recently surpassed $1 billion in cumulative giving.
Indiana church building Kingdom relationships ‘like Jesus did’
WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (BP) – Sugar Creek Baptist Church reaches out to area residents and others with a need for food, recreation, mental health and more.
Cooperative Program giving exceeds monthly budget again, up 2.35% for the year
NASHVILLE (BP) – Southern Baptist churches gave more than $17 million through the National Cooperative Program Allocation Budget in February moving the fiscal year total to nearly $82 million through five months.
SBC DIGEST: Unify Project prayer guide; Barber gives CP lesson at SBTC conference
Unify Project releases 40-day prayer guide for racial reconciliation; Barber outlines CP history, need for continued giving at ‘Empower’ luncheon.
January Cooperative Program giving rebounds, above budget for fiscal year
Southern Baptist churches gave more than $19 million through the National Cooperative Program Allocation Budget in January propelling the fiscal year total above budget for the first time this budget year.
Idaho church plant focusing on local evangelism
EMMETT, Idaho (BP) – Riverside Church, having successfully grown a 2019 church plant into a constituted church later that same year, plans to emphasize evangelism in 2023.
December Cooperative Program Allocation Budget giving total highest this fiscal year
NASHVILLE (BP) – While 2023 national giving through the Cooperative Program is off to a slower start than in the past, the December total was the highest this fiscal year – possibly affirming signs of a strengthening of the American economy after a season of record inflation.
New Mexico church majors on prayer, evangelism
AZTEC, N.M. (BP) – “It is so simple,” says Pastor Mike Napier. “It’s prayer and evangelism. That’s all that it is. Everything that is happening is the power of God’s Spirit moving in our midst.”
November Cooperative Program Allocation Budget report shows impact of economic woes
NASHVILLE (BP) – The 2023 fiscal year for national Cooperative Program is off to a slow start due mainly to negative economic forces affecting churches and individuals across the country.
Oregon church grows through evangelism
EUGENE, Oregon (BP) – Alan Gayle keeps several “hooks in the water,” he says, in his quest to lead the church he’s pastored since 2004, Fairfield Baptist, to share God’s love with the people around them and throughout the world.