BRENTWOOD — For the first time since 2006-07, Cooperative Program gifts from Tennessee Baptist Convention churches have exceeded the budget. What’s more, it was accomplished seven days prior to the end of the month and the fiscal year (Oct. 31).
The amount actually needed to meet budget was received on Monday, Oct. 24. By Friday, Oct. 28, Tennessee Baptists had given $2,398, 659 in October. For the year-to-date, Tennessee Baptists have given $34,366,396.
The amount is $497,376 over what was given last year and is 116,396 above budget needs with one counting day remaining on Oct. 31. [Read more…]