Cooperative Program

FIRST-PERSON: Stop stealing from my mother-in-law

ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) – My mother-in-law is an 88-year old loyal Southern Baptist who lives on a fixed income in a modest retirement center. She loves the Lord, her church and Southern Baptists. She has been a lifelong advocate of the Cooperative Program and understands, as a contributing member of a Southern Baptist church, she …

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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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