We exist to connect, train and mobilize Texas Baptist churches as they fulfill their missions’ call in their Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the ends of the earth.

Josue Valerio

Team Director, Missions

(214) 828-5212

Stacey Rice

Lead Ministry Assistant, Missions

(214) 828-5370

Texas Baptists Missions team consists of several avenues to be on mission. We are here to explore different mission opportunities, equip our Texas Baptists churches to lead and serve and engage others in gospel-centered conversations for Christ. Discover the different ways you can serve on this page.

Meet the Team

Planning a summer mission trip? Here’s a helpful Bible study to help you prepare.

Leader’s Guide
Team Member’s Guide

Urban Missions

Urban Missions connects churches to their communities through missional training, consulting, coaching and commissioning.

Learn more about Urban Missions.

Multi-Housing & House Congregations

Multi-housing and house congregations are a new way to reach the unreached. These churches meet in homes, workplaces or where ever necessary to help fulfill the Great Commission.

Learn more about Multi-Housing & House Congregations.

River Ministry

River Ministry connects and assigns churches to specific projects along the Texas/Mexico border as well as the top 10 most populated cities of Mexico. We also provide training for missions groups and leadership conferences.

Learn more about River Ministry.

Volunteer Missions

Short-term volunteer mission trips might only last a few weeks, but they can impact your life and the lives of those you serve for a lifetime. Make a difference by using your time and talent in volunteer missionary service.

Learn more about Volunteer Missions.

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery is dedicated to helping communities rebuild after disasters. We work with disaster survivors throughout the long-term restoration process.

Learn more about Disaster Recovery.


BOUNCE is an opportunity for students who have a desire to serve. Our student disaster recovery ministry gives students the opportunity to affect impacted areas and be the hands and feet of Christ.

Learn more about BOUNCE.

Minister of Missions Program

This program is to elevate missions to the level practiced by our Lord Jesus Christ and the early church and to help local congregations, BSMs, institutions and associations hire a Minister of Missions. We believe a Minister of Missions primary responsibility is to help the congregation practice missions in an on-going lifestyle.

For more information on this program or to request an application, please contact Josue Valerio.

Mission-shaped Leadership Training

This training is about the development of disciple/leaders that are shaped by the mission of God. “To think and to live missionally means seeing all life as a way to be engaged with the mission of God in the world.” – Reggie McNeal

The development of mission-shaped leaders focuses on the Word of God, spiritual disciplines, missional and congregational practices. The areas of training are: Forming Character, Forming Congregations, Forming Organizational Systems and Forming Missional Experiments.

If you are interested in more information about this training or in participating, please contact Josue Valerio.

Giving Opportunities

  • Feeding Centers
  • A ministry to families who live in poverty and unemployment, as well as victims of violence. Feeding Centers provide nutrition and God’s Word as they reach out to families along the border and in Mexico.
  • Pepe Project
  • A faith-based education program for preschoolers who live in extreme poverty and don’t have access to education.
  • Multi-housing
  • A ministry about being Christ’s Hands, His Heart, His Voice and His Compassion among groups that are primarily low-income, living at the margins of society and wrestling with broken homes and broken lives.
  • Bible Distribution
  • Many churches around the world are in need of Bibles as they fulfill the Great Commission of making disciples of all nations. Your contribution will be used to help these churches provide Bibles for those who are interested in being followers of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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