Category Archives: Southern Baptist Convention

Great Commission Math

If your church is like the average Southern Baptist church, more than 90 percent of its resources are invested in reaching your community and less than 10 percent goes to reach the rest of the world.  How much should we send to be obedient to the Great Commission? In Acts 1:8, Jesus declares to His […]

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The role of cooperative missions and cooperative funding across the SBC

How relevant is the Cooperative Program funding model in fueling SBC missions and ministries? At our dinner table last night, our 13-year-old guest turned to me and asked abruptly, “Do you know why I’m glad my sister is here?” Our guest comes to visit once a week. She is working her way through a residential […]

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Southern Baptist polity & autonomy gets ‘perplexing’ when it comes to resolutions

The annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in St. Louis was a tremendous opportunity to celebrate all God is doing through our Cooperative Program-funded mission work and ministries to reach North America and the world for Christ. It was also a fascinating display of Baptist polity. The autonomy that exists at every level of […]

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Executive Director Report highlights from the May Mission Board Meeting

I am pleased to update you on our cooperative mission work, particularly as we look back over the past year. First and foremost, totals from the most recent Annual Church Profile give us much cause for celebration. In three key categories, KBC churches continued to see increases for a second straight year. Baptisms are up […]

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Great days for Kentucky Baptists

It’s still a good day to be a Kentucky Baptist! We welcomed a new group of ministers to our state this week during our Get Acquainted Day event at your Baptist Building. As I was giving them updates on all that they are now a part of through the Cooperative Program giving of their churches, […]

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