Ministries

Helping the church do church

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.

Jordan Corona

(512) 473-2288

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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.

Jordan Corona

(512) 473-2288

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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.

Julie Valentine

(512) 473-2288

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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


Area Representatives

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

Larry Vowell

(817) 247-3797

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Bivocational 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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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 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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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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Counseling Services

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

Clara Morales

(214) 828-5474

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Interim Ministry

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 Staff

Pastor/Church Staff is the primary connection point between Texas Baptist pastors and the vast array of resources and ministries of the BGCT.

Robert Cuellar

(325) 201-6153

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Great Commission


Adult Discipleship

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.

Sheryl Page

(214) 828-5286

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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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Childhood Discipleship

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

Diane Lane

(214) 828-5287

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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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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.

Deby Miller

(214) 828-5203

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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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Music and Worship

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

Barbara Forbis

(214) 828-5246

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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!

Diane Lane

(214) 828-5287

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Youth Discipleship

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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Youth Evangelism

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

Lindsey Brown

(214) 828-5121

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Missions


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

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/House Congregations

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

Brittany Thomas

(214) 828-5375

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River/Mexico

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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Texas Missionaries

Texas Missionaries 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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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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Other Ministries


African American Ministries

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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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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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.

Eric Whitmore

(214) 828-5277

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Country Church

We aid in planting country 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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Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections is your portal to the African American, Hispanic, and Intercultural Ministries of Texas Baptists.

Lorenzo Pena

(214) 828-5345

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Demographics & Statistics

Good decisions are based on good information. We have been assigned to research, analyze and interpret data retrieved from the Texas Baptists’ centralized data base, Annual Church Profiles, demographic data sets and other information data sets.

Clay Price

(214) 828-5138

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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.

Gabriel Cortes

(214) 887-5426

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Hispanic Ministries

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.

Rolando Rodriguez

(214) 887-5425

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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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Intercultural Ministries

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

Patty Lane

(214) 828-5372

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Office of Cooperative Program Ministry

The Cooperative Program at its core is a cooperative way of financially supporting missions both locally and globally.

Becky Brown

(214) 887-5477

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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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Partner Ministries


Baptist Church Loan Corporation

BCLC’s Mission is to assist churches in their efforts to spread the gospel by providing affordable real estate related loans.

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Baptist Foundation of Texas

Baptist Foundation of Texas aims to encourage, receive and manage charitable gifts for Baptist institutions.

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Baptist Standard

Baptist Standard Publishing is an independent, nonprofit media organization that provides content and resources focused on Baptists and the Christian faith. Our mission is to inform, inspire, equip and empower people to follow Christ and expand the kingdo

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Denison Forum on Truth and Culture

The Denison Forum on Truth and Culture equips people to change the culture for the Kingdom. As a catalyst for moral and spiritual renewal, DFTC is joining God in building a global movement of culture-changing Christians.

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Institutional Relations

Texas Baptist educational institutions provide a faith-based learning environment. Texas Baptist human care institutions take care of and build strong families.

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Mega Associations

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

Lorenzo Pena

(214) 828-5345

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Small Associations

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

Charles Higgs

(972) 983-7968

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Texas Baptist Men

The mission of Texas Baptist Men is to assist Texas Baptist Churches as they lead men into a “Love” relationship with Jesus Christ that will thrust them and their families into a lifestyle of missions and ministry that fulfills the Great Commission.

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Woman’s Missionary Union

WMU strives to make disciples who make disciples and believe in the restoration of brokenness through hope in Christ.

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