The Texas Baptists Missions Team exists 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

Meet the Team

What I saw and heard in my city

Outside the city of Brownwood, lies a small Baptist encampment where I was spending a week as camp pastor of an RA/GA camp when the reports out of Louisiana and Minnesota came in. These were quite disturbing to me. I attempted, even from a distance, to minister in the midst of these reports by calling African American pastor friends who I knew were having to work through this in their churches and communities.

Then, Thursday night, the world I knew fell apart. Coming back from worship I began to hear the reports, out of my home city of Dallas, about the... [continue]

Urban Missions

Urban Missions connects churches to their communities through missional training, consulting, coaching and commissioning.
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Missionary Adoption Program (MAP)

The Missionary Adoption Program partners churches in the US with churches in a host country to jointly sponsor a missionary. These missionaries will focus on evangelism, discipleship and church planting. Local Baptist conventions will provide training, support and regular check-ins.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Disaster Recovery

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

This program elevates missions to the level and to helps 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

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 – Donate Now
  • A ministry to families who live in poverty and unemployment, as well as victims of violence, reaching out to families along the border and in Mexico.
  • Pepe Project – Donate Now
  • A faith-based education program for preschoolers who live in extreme poverty and don’t have access to education.
  • Multi-housing – Donate Now
  • A ministry about being Christ’s Hands among groups that are primarily low-income, living at the margins of society and wrestling with broken lives.
  • Bible Distribution – Donate Now
  • Many churches around the world are in need of Bibles. Your contribution will help meet this need.
  • Refugee Relief – Donate Now
  • Syrian refugees fleeing to other countries, specifically Lebanon, face a harsh winter. Arriving with little money and few possessions, winter weather makes a bad situation even worse.