NASHVILLE (BP) – The weekday preschool ministry at Englewood Baptist Church in Rocky Mount, N.C., feeds approximately 60 children a day, a number that doubles in the fall. Food costs have always been a part of such ministries, but it’s just one of several areas where inflation has commanded more attention.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (BP) – As a kid, our family struggled financially, and as a result, I rarely got an allowance. But when I did, I was taught to give some of it back to the Lord.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BP) – After learning his home town of Chattanooga is one of the most polluted cities in the world, 12-year-old Cash Daniels knew he had to do something.
This year, the Baptist Theological Institute (ITB), in Bucharest, Romania, celebrated 100 years of existence and partnership with Southern Baptists. From vision-casting to sending personnel, Southern Baptists have walked alongside Romanian Baptists. The plot of land the institute sits on and the buildings that house it were purchased with Southern Baptist money, some of which was raised by members of Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) who sold eggs collected on Sunday mornings.
PHILADELPHIA (BP) – As donations pour in on Giving Tuesday, a global outreach that drew an estimated $2.47 billion in 2020 in the U.S. alone, American Bible Society (ABS) research shows practicing Christians are more generous than others.
VILLA RICA, Ga. – When Pastor Todd Wright arrives at his office each morning, he sees what only God could have built – a megachurch in a rural swath of Carroll County an hour west of Atlanta.
ST. MARTIN, Miss. (BP) – Adam Bennett believes in what is tried and true – namely, the Gospel he preaches each week at Back Bay Church. However, the self-described tech nerd also believes in looking for new ways to advance that message.
MENIFEE, Calif. (BP) – Pastor Gregory Perkins wanted his congregation at The View Church to remember God in the midst of the distractions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
(RNS) — In the 1984 film “Mass Appeal,” Father Tim Farley, played by Jack Lemmon, gives a young, aspiring priest a lesson in church finances.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Americans gave 3.02 percent of their income to the church in 1968. By 2017, it had declined to 2.13 percent. If this trend is not reversed, by 2050 it is projected to decline to 1.66 percent.