Why I Believe In The Cooperative Program

Stewart Named SBOM Director Of CP And Church Financial Resources

Jay Stewart has been named director of the office of Cooperative Program and church financial resources at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions.

“I was raised here in Alabama, and my whole life has been blessed by the work of Alabama Baptists and the Cooperative Program,” he said, noting that he studied at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and has served as a disaster relief volunteer over the years. The church he currently serves as pastor, First Baptist Church Ashville, has been a strong supporter of giving through the CP for nearly a century.

“In terms of missions there’s almost nothing that rivals it, and I’m excited to play a part in that and see it increase in Alabama,” he said. “Alabama has always been the pacesetter in the Southern Baptist Convention for Cooperative Program giving, and I want to see that expand and grow.”

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This article was originally published at TheAlabamaBaptist.org.