Ministries

Helping the church do church

Chaplaincy Relations


Chaplaincy Relations

Often times, chaplains are there in times of emotional, spiritual and physical need and are best equipped to minister and offer the peace and reassurance that comes from faith in Christ when people are in desperate need.

Jonathan Enriquez

(214) 887-5492

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Church Ministry Resources


Area Representatives

We build relationships with our pastors and churches and connect them to the Texas Baptists.

Becky Brown

(214) 887-5477

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BaptistWay Press

Connecting people to Christ through His word by providing user-friendly Bible studies that are practical, helpful and immediately useful to both teachers and students.

Scott Stevens

(214) 887-5487

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Bible Drill

We exist to raise up a generation of Christ followers through encouraging them to hide God’s word deep in their heart.

Sheryl Page

(214) 828-5286

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Bible Study

Our goal is to create opportunities and provide resources that aid our church leaders in enhancing Bible study and discipleship programs and in being and making stronger disciples.

Deby Miller

(214) 828-5203

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Boomers

Our mission is to help those working with Boomer ministries and provide resources, tools, encouragement and ideas to help ministers and volunteers in this ministry.

Deby Miller

(214) 828-5203

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Childhood

We provide resources and consultations to help your preschool and children’s programs teach the word of God in a way they can understand.

Leslie Snyder

(214) 828-5205

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Church Administration

We are here to help you with the nuts and bolts of doing church.

Nancy Feaster

(214) 828-5263

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Church Architecture

We assist churches of all sizes and ministry styles by providing information, resources, building plans and fundraising options for strategic facility planning and use.

Keith Crouch

(214) 828-5127

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Church Ministry Resources

Resourcing the church to fulfill God’s mission.

Becky Brown

(214) 887-5477

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Discipleship

Our goal is to create opportunities and provide resources that aid our church leaders in enhancing Bible study and discipleship programs and in being and making stronger disciples.

Sheryl Page

(214) 828-5286

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Family Ministry

We supply pastors and church leaders with the training, resources and tools needed to create to create thriving family ministries.

Deby Miller

(214) 828-5203

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Music and Worship Ministry

We provide resources and events to promote the development of music ministers.

Karen Witcher

(214) 828-5247

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Single Adult Ministry

Our goal is to provide single adult ministries with a variety of resources and tools to assist you in your ministry.

Deby Miller

(214) 828-5203

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Vacation Bible School

These free materials will help your church provide age-appropriate quality Bible study experiences in Vacation Bible School this summer!

Leslie Snyder

(214) 828-5205

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Women in Ministry

We offer resources, tools and events to aid and encourage women who are in or feel called to ministry.

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Youth Ministry

We provide training and resources for adults who work with youth and youth who feel called to vocational ministry.

Beka Mullins

(214) 828-5285

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Church Starting


Church Starting

Our mandate is to share God’s Word in Texas by planting new churches that connect people to God.

Terry Lynch

(214) 828-5397

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Christian Life Commission


Christian Life Commission

Based in the state’s capital, the CLC offers Biblical insight through advocacy, ethics and justice and ministry impact.

Julie Valentine

(512) 473-2288

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Church Law

Churches face a variety of issues that are unique to the context of a house of worship. From child safety concerns, to property issues, employment issues, church governance and many other issues, churches are faced with a broad array of legal problems.

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Hunger Offering

The Texas Baptist Hunger Offering seeks to empower those in need by funding relief and development projects that are holistic and sustainable.

Joyce Gilbreath-Kokel

(214) 828-5172

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ISAAC Project

The Immigration Service and Aid Center project of the Christian Life Commission of the Baptist General Convention of Texas focuses on equipping churches and other organizations to engage the immigrant community along a continuum of ministry options.

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Collegiate


Baptist Student Ministry

Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) is a ministry of Texas Baptist Churches that engages students to follow Christ and transform the world.

Becky Barnes

(214) 828-5258

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Collegiate Ministry

Our mission is to engage Texas college students, introduce them to Christ and facilitate opportunities for their relationship with Him to grow throughout the Baptist Student Ministry and church-based college ministry.

Becky Barnes

(214) 828-5258

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Go Now Missions

Because we believe Christ has called all of us to be missionaries, we strive to provide college students with short-term mission opportunities throughout the world to serve and share the love of God.

Brenda Sanders

(817) 277-4077

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Connections


Bi-Vocational Church Ministry

To serve as a resource to Texas Baptist churches and associations to create an increase in available, truly called and well-equipped bi-vocational pastors by catering to their specific needs and circumstances.

Ira Antoine

(214) 828-5293

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Counseling Services

We exist to offer hope and encouragement to Texas Baptists struggling with difficult life issues.

Sandy Sirkel

(214) 887-5474

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Interim Church Services

We exist to assist churches during the period between pastors. Initial consulting about the interim period, referrals for pulpit supply and interim preachers, Intentional Interim Ministry presentations, and pastor search committee training are all availab

Patti Adams

(214) 828-5111

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Pastor/Church Connections

Our goal is to provide Texas Baptist pastors with the resources and ministries of the BGCT, as well as aiding churches without a pastor, interim pastors and bi-vocational pastors.

Alyssa Stiglets

(214) 828-5294

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Cultural Connections


African American Ministry

Provide biblical training to raise up and develop strong African American leadership in both our churches and communities.

Sharron Bradley

(214) 828-5131

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Hispanic Education Initiative

We provide resources and scholarship opportunities to encourage students to stay in school through graduation and reclaim students who have left school.

Clara Morales

(214) 828-5182

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Hispanic Ministry

The Office of Hispanic Ministries exists to encourage, inform, and help Hispanic Baptist churches aligned with the Baptist General Convention of Texas reach the goals the Lord has given them.

Clara Morales

(214) 828-5182

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Intercultural Ministry

We offer training and resources dealing with both cultural specific venues and multi-cultural venues.

Carol Powell

(214) 828-5138

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Evangelism


Church Evangelism

We offer encouragement, resources, training and events to help Texas Baptist leaders develop strategists in spreading the Gospel.

Cynthia Atherton

(214) 887-5480

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Evangelism

We exist to encourage Texas Baptists and their churches in the Biblical mandate of reaching our generation for Christ.

Cynthia Atherton

(214) 887-5480

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Hispanic Evangelism

We engage with and evangelize to Hispanics.

Angie Carter

(214) 828-5119

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Youth Evangelism

We facilitate events for youth who feel called to ministry and evangelism.

Lindsey Brown

(214) 828-5121

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Missions


Border/Mexico Missions

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

Kalie Beasley

(214) 828-5182

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Bounce

Provides students with the opportunity to impact disaster-affected areas and assist in a community’s effort to bounce back from devastation.

David Scott

(214) 828-5123

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Disaster Recovery

We rebuild communities after disasters through long-term restoration by partnering with local churches, associations and other recovery teams.

Marla Bearden

(214) 828-5382

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Hope 1:8

A new missionary initiative of the Texas Baptists, Hope 1:8 Missionaries’ goal is to bring the gospel into the urban areas of our state, nation and world.

Ryan Jespersen

(214) 828-5278

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Missions Mobilization

We exist to connect, train and mobilize Texas Baptist churches as they fulfill their missions call.

Stacey Rice

(214) 828-5370

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Multi-Housing/Organic Church

Providing resources and help to plant organic churches that meet outside the walls of the church and impact unreached people.

Kalie Beasley

(214) 828-5182

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Urban Missions

Hope 1:8 Missionaries are here to bring hope and share Jesus Christ to those hurting.

Ryan Jespersen

(214) 828-5278

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Volunteer Missions

Texas Partnerships helps prepare our mission teams with training and orientation, and through assistance with the many logistics details required for international travel.

Kalie Beasley

(214) 828-5182

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Western Heritage

We aid in planting cowboy churches so those who may have never attended church, can become a part of churches they feel comfortable in and can get to know and grow in Christ.

Charles Higgs

(972) 983-7968

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Partners


Associational Missions

Across Texas there are local associations with which we work alongside churches to reach our state through missions, evangelism and ministry efforts.

Susan Ater

(210) 286-8414

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Historical Collection

The Texas Baptist Historical Collection exists to collect, preserve, and communicate the history of Baptists in Texas and to assist institutions, associations, churches, and individuals in understanding the impact that historical events have had on their

Alan Lefever

(972) 331-2235

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Institutional Relations

Texas Baptist educational institutions provide a faith-based learning environment in which students are challenged in their field of study and encouraged to apply their faith in their chosen field.

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Texas Baptist Missions Foundation

We strive to aid and educate individuals who desire to use their resources to change the world.

Rita Griffith

(214) 828-5343

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Theological Education

Hundreds of groups offer training for ministers, but only a few provide accredited degree programs. Training for ministers is offered at various locations and levels depending on your academic background and goals in ministry preparation.

Bill Tillman

(214) 828-5280

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