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Travis Jones, missionary to university students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, baptizes a student named Beatrice in a backyard pool. Gifts to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering assist missionaries like Jones in spreading the Gospel to those who have never heard.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Following a year when Lottie Moon Christmas Offering giving shattered old records and removed appointment restrictions, Southern Baptists raised nearly that amount again by giving almost $134 million to overseas missions.
When the books closed on the 2004 offering May 31, Southern Baptists had given $133,886,221.58. The amount fell just short of the previous year's $136 million total and short of the $150 million goal. Read More