From a financial standpoint, 2011 closed with a thud for most Alabama Baptist ministries. Cooperative Program (CP) receipts totaled $40,613,997, well short of the $43 million goal and $1,113,513 below what Alabama Baptists contributed to missions and ministry causes in 2010. It was the fourth consecutive year that CP receipts have declined. The high in CP giving occurred in 2007,…
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