BRENTWOOD — Giving from Tennessee Baptist Convention churches through the Cooperative Program saw a large increase in April.
Churches gave $3,466,390 through the Cooperative Program giving channel. The amount was more than $900,000 over each of the previous two months.
After six months of the current fiscal year, Tennessee Baptists have given $17,076,840. The amount is $149,052 or 0.9 percent below what was given after six months last year. The total thus far also is $48,160 or 0.28 below current budget needs.
“We are very thankful to the Lord and appreciative to Tennessee Baptist churches that our Cooperative Program giving to financially support Great Commission work is right on target halfway through the budget year,” said Randy C. Davis, TBC executive director/treasurer.
“And the Golden Offering for Tennessee Missions is almost 9 percent ahead of last year’s giving,” he added.
“There is much to celebrate.