NASHVILLE (BP) -- Stay-at-home orders around the country due to the COVID-19 global pandemic continue to affect churches and church giving. As a result, all aspects of Southern Baptist life are beginning to feel the economic changes.
While data points related to giving have been sparse in the initial phases of the pandemic, national Cooperative Program receipts are beginning to reflect the stalled global and national economy. National CP receipts in April dropped more than 8 percent compared to April 2019, and totaled $14,165,824.93, giving Southern Baptists their lowest monthly national CP total since December 2016. Read More