Southern Baptist Convention


Baptist Press (BP) is the official news service of the Southern Baptist Convention and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Baptist Press is responsible for providing regular news releases about Southern Baptists, serving as the Convention’s press representative, and coordinating news operations for annual meetings of the Southern Baptist Convention.

SBC LIFE, published by the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, is the journal of the Southern Baptist Convention. Launched in 1993 by the SBC Executive Committee as the successor to The Baptist Program, and supported with Cooperative Program funds, SBC LIFE features articles and updates on topics and issues related to Southern Baptist missions and ministries, churches, and the culture. It provides information, encouragement, and inspiration, and majors on telling the good news of what God is doing through the Southern Baptist Convention and its people.

The Cooperative Program is Southern Baptists’ unified plan of giving through which cooperating Southern Baptist churches give a percentage of their undesignated receipts in support of their respective state convention and the Southern Baptist Convention missions and ministries.

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