Compassion Ministries of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board are committed to assisting churches, associations, and individuals in meeting the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of their communities.

Now more than ever, Tennessee Baptists are responding to God’s call to meet those needs. Compassion Ministries help increase awareness, develop strategies, provide resources, train volunteers, and connect people to address the issues that challenge our communities.

  • Establish and Start New Church-Based Compassion Ministries
  • Strengthen Existing Compassion Ministries
  • Train Compassion Ministry Leaders and Volunteers
  • Connect Churches and Individuals with Community Needs
  • Provide Financial and Material Resources to Compassion Ministries
  • Increase Need Awareness
  • Coordinate Compassion Mission Experiences
  • Distribute Hunger Funds
  • Start New Churches through Ministry Evangelism

Compassion Ministries of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board works in cooperation with the North American Mission Board and the Southern Baptist Convention. Funding is provided through gifts to the Cooperative Program, the Golden Offering for Tennessee Missions, and the SBC Global Hunger Relief. Compassion Ministries also oversees Restorative Justice Ministries in Tennessee that helps to provide GOTM funds to Prison and Jail Ministries in Tennessee.