Alabama Baptist SBOM

Three reasons why we give through the Cooperative Program

I believe in the Cooperative Program for three basic reasons. First, there is the PRACTICAL reason. Giving through the Cooperative Program is an efficient way to fund many Great Commission Ministries. Raising money from each church for each entity and ministry would absorb so much time and energy. In addition, our missionaries do not have to spend their …

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To Fulfill the Great Commission

The mission of the Southern Baptist Convention is to fulfill the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20). The Cooperative Program unified plan of giving has proven to be an excellent way of funding our missions and ministry on a state, national and international level for nearly 100 years. Our International Mission Board and North American Mission Board receive …

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Giving to the Cooperative Program Unites Our Church

Eastern Shore Baptist Church supports the Cooperative Program because we believe in the Great Commission. The Cooperative Program provides an avenue for an ordinary church member to actively partner with missionaries at home and abroad. Our CP giving unites our church to all other generous churches around the globe as we seek to make disciples …

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Together We Are Strong for the Sake of the Kingdom

I didn’t grow up in church. When I became active in a local Southern Baptist church as a young adult, I remember my pastor often referencing the Cooperative Program from the pulpit and later explaining to me the beauty of what we do as Southern Baptists through CP. Later, I would experience this gift personally as …

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The Principles That Make Up Our Cooperative Program

I believe there is evidence in the Scripture of the principles that make up our Cooperative Program. The Christians in Jerusalem were in dire straits. They were suffering persecution, and many had lost their homes, occupations and family ties. As Paul journeyed throughout Asia Minor, Macedonia and Galatia, he found the churches encouraged to give …

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