From reaching budget goals to achieving new highs in offering giving to making plans for the long-range future, Alabama Baptists have a lot to get excited about, said Rick Lance, executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM).
This year the state reached a 50/50 split of Cooperative Program funds between the state’s budget and the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) for the first time. It’s a goal Alabama Baptists have been working toward for several years — and reached five years early.
State Baptists also met their $1 million goal for the Myers-Mallory State Missions Offering on the Friday before the convention — a goal that had been raised from $750,000 the year before. (continued…)
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