Presentation on theme: "The Cooperative Program connects churches to other churches. It connects those called to ministry to the training they need. CP helps connect the lost."— Presentation transcript:
The Cooperative Program connects churches to other churches. It connects those called to ministry to the training they need. CP helps connect the lost to Christ. It empowers the missions and ministries of your state convention and the Southern Baptist Convention.
The love of Christ is displayed around the world as the ministries of 10,571 missionaries are coordinated by the International Mission Board, the North American Mission Board, and individual state conventions.
Through big churches and small churches, rural churches and inner-city churches, ethnic churches and more, the Cooperative Program enables all of us to work together to impact the 5.8 billion people who do not have a relationship with Christ.
The Cooperative Program empowers us to put feet to our prayers and actions behind our words. It unites all Southern Baptists into a missions team fulfilling God’s Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20).
in telling people about Jesus, but 71% of the unchurched people surveyed said Christians they know don’t talk about their faith.
of the people who will come to Christ through the 800-plus ethnic and African-American churches that were planted last year.
for the 5.8 billion people on our planet who do not have a relationship with Christ.
and through the ministry of other summer missionaries like me, 1,054 people prayed to receive Christ across the U.S.
to the Lord through my church, but in reality, only 5% of adults in the U.S. tithe.
with other believers to minister and spread the Gospel because of what Jesus said in John 13:35.