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.
New Life for a Dying Church [Kansas] KRISTOPHER SMILKO’s newly formed congregation was
growing quickly and needed a meeting space. God led them to a
church with a dwindling congregation. The two merged to form
Grace on the Rock church. The church is located in Sedan, Kansas,
a small community where many people grew up attending church
and say they believe in God, but do not have a relationship with
Jesus. Kristopher says drug abuse and subsequent poverty have
become strongholds that keep people from following Jesus. Pray for
Grace on the Rock as they search for another worship leader. Pray
that the church continues to grow and give generously through the
Cooperative Program to support this ministry.
for week of July 24, 2016
Embrace a New Culture [Sub-Saharan Africa] IMB missionaries, BRENDA and JIM BROCK, met
Irina,* a girl who told them she would never become a Christian
because she would lose her culture if she did. Irina began attending a
Bible study with the Brocks on Saturdays, spending the night at their
house and then going with them to church on Sunday mornings. Irina
has now been baptized, and when Jim asked her if she understood
how much God loved her, her answer was, “Of course!” Your gifts
through the Cooperative Program support missionaries like the Brocks
who are telling people all over the world how much God loves them.
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