February 21, 2013

Southern Baptist's $100 Million 1% Challenge

Melissa Barnhart, Christian Post

Of the six billion people who are living in the world today, fewer than 20 percent know Jesus Christ as their savior, according to the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), which is motivating its member churches to take on the 1% Challenge to increase giving to the Cooperative Program.

Frank Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, first initiated the SBC's 1% Challenge to its 45,000 member churches two years ago.

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