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Cooperative Program survey findings, challenges, and potential


"The survey of 1,066 SBC pastors found 81 percent agree the Cooperative Program fuels an aggressive global enterprise of reaching the unreached people groups around the world. Similarly, 80 percent say the Cooperative Program provides partnership opportunities for local, state and national missions . . ."

This week, Baptist Press published three articles on the current state, challenges, and potential of the Cooperative Program, with reference to a recent survey of SBC pastors.

Survey: Pastors value Cooperative Program

Southern Baptist pastors have high opinions of the convention's Cooperative Program, according to a study conducted by LifeWay Research. Read More

ANALYSIS: Survey shows CP legacy, challenges

Southern Baptists are putting their CP treasure where their missional heart is, according to the most recent Cooperative Program survey conducted by LifeWay Research. Read More

1% CP Challenge has $100M potential

The 1% CP Challenge is "a succinct way to do something more -- an understandable way to say, 'Yeah, we can do that,'" said Frank Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee. "It is understandable, is easily acted upon, and can be done without shifting major sections of a church's finances." Read More

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