Suzii Paynter

Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission Director Suzii Paynter was elected Feb. 21 as third executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Full Story »


DALLAS – The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board laid out a loan forgiveness plan for the Baptist University of the Americas and appointed an ad hoc committee to examine the possibility of selling the Baptist Building Feb. 26. Full Story »

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Spring break is approaching fast and if you are looking for a place to serve, Be On Mission has 58 unique short-term mission opportunites ready and available for you. Full Story »

David Hardage

DALLAS – Texas Baptists must be willing to do “whatever it takes” to share Jesus’ message of life with their fellow Texans, David Hardage told leaders from across the state Feb. 25. Full Story »


Human trafficking depicted through film, art and literature can assist you and your church in grasping the scope of this issue. Below is a list of books, films and documentaries to help in your learning journey.

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Session audio from Monday and Tuesday’s Executive Board meeting is available on the Texas Baptists live video stream page. To listen in and view the stream schedule, click here or go to texasbaptists.org/live-video-stream/. To learn more about the Executive Board click here or go to texasbaptists.org/about/bgct-executive-board/.

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Texas Baptists voted to lay aside our normal annual meetings and gather every 5 years. This year – 2013 – marks our first Summer annual meeting. Full Story »