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Danny de Armas was chairman of the Imagine If Great Commission Resurgence Task Force and is senior associate pastor of First Baptist Church in Orlando.
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Jul 26, 2012
In November 2010, messengers to the Florida Baptist State Convention overwhelmingly approved the recommendations of the Imagine If Great Commission Resurgence (IIGCR) Task Force. Among other proposals, the task force recommended that we move to a pure 50/50 split of Cooperative Program receipts between the state and Southern Baptist Convention. The recommendation requested that the State Board of Missions present a plan to the 2011 FBSC meeting showing how the convention would accomplish this division of resources within four years. The recommendation further provided for a seven-year contingency plan in case the convention encountered continued financial decline. Under no circumstance would it take longer than seven years to implement the pure 50/50 split. In 2011, the FBSC approved such a plan.