Southern Baptist Convention Cooperative Program
What is the Cooperative Program?
Through the International Mission Board, Southern Baptists support approximately 5,100 missionaries who are engaging more than 1,170 different people groups around the world.
New churches numbering over 1,458 are planted through the efforts of more than 5,153 North American Missionaries, whose efforts are coordinated through your North American Mission Board and individual state conventions.
Working together, Southern Baptists saw 836,898 new believers baptized in 2006!
Six Southern Baptist seminaries (Southern, Southeastern, Midwestern, Southwestern, Golden Gate, and New Orleans) educate in excess of 16,000 pastors, missionaries, and future church leaders each year.*