Supporting pastors through grant funds and financial literacy.
The Ministerial Excellence Matching Grant
Texas Baptists pastors can apply for grants up to $5,000 to provide financial relief and economic stability. This is a matching grant.
For a Microsoft Word version of the initial application, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214.828.5136.
Regional Financial Retreats
One-day retreats provide an opportunity for pastors and a member of their church leadership to get refreshed on the theology of stewardship, personal and church budgeting and the care and feeding of the pastor. Pastor’s spouses are also encouraged to attend. There is no cost to attend, but you must register.
Houston Area | April 21, 2018
Dallas Area | May 5, 2018
Plainview | May 19, 2018
San Antonio Area | June 2, 2018
El Paso Area | September 8, 2018
More areas and dates to be determined.
90% of pastors feel some level of financial stress in their family and church work.
76% of pastors know others who left the ministry due to financial pressures.
31% of pastors work a second job to help make ends meet.