CRESTON, Iowa (BP) – “I’m just excited about some trends we are seeing in our church now,” Pastor Charles “Chuck” Spindler told Baptist Press recently. “Post-pandemic I’m seeing people with a desire to get reconnected, especially young families."
NASHVILLE (BP) – Giving through the National Cooperative Program Allocation Budget remains far ahead of its annual goal with the fiscal year total growing to nearly $169 million—more than $10.4 million over the projected giving.
NASHVILLE (BP) – A few years ago, our family vacationed in California – the land of the great redwood forest. The author John Steinbeck wrote of them: “The redwoods, once seen, leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always.”
NASHVILLE (BP) – Giving through the National Cooperative Program Allocation Budget is beginning to show increased outside economic pressure as consumer prices continue to rise.
LINEVILLE, Ala. – Lineville Baptist Church recently added another international ministry to its growing list of missions endeavors.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BP) – Shane Pruitt and several other SBC leaders discussed the challenges and opportunities of ministering to Generation Z during a CP Stage panel at the SBC Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif.
For most Southern Baptists, the phrase Cooperative Program is a denominational code for money. There is nothing really wrong with that since it does describe the major funding process for our work. But the Cooperative Program is much more. It describes people working together, believing they can do much more in partnership than as individuals.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Giving through the National Cooperative Program Allocation Budget was once again above budget in May bringing the fiscal year total to nearly $139 million – more than $11.2 million over year-to-date projected giving.
TULSA, Okla. (BP) – South Tulsa Baptist Church paid off its $2.2 million dollar debt in 18 months so it could focus on missions.
NASHVILLE (BP) – All three major giving streams in Southern Baptist life remain ahead of the previous year’s totals through seven months of the fiscal year.