We strive to cooperate with other Baptists bodies to minister to African Americans and others in fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. We achieve this by raising up and training leaders in the African American church body.


Roy Cotton

Church Starter, Service Area 4, Interim Director of African American Ministries, Church Starting, African American Ministries


(214) 828-5276

Sharron Bradley

Ministry Assistant, African American Ministries


(214) 828-5131

Our Objectives

  • Serve as facilitator and liaison to Texas Baptists (BGCT) and the African American churches and community.
  • Implement and develop leadership training for pastors, ministers, laity and other church and ministry related functions.
  • Provide consultation to churches, associational leadership and Texas Baptists (BGCT) staff in cross-cultural relationships, evangelism, discipleship, worship, stewardship, and Bible study.
  • Conduct research and study projects to determine the needs of African American and other related churches.
  • Provide biblical training to raise up and develop strong African American leadership in both our churches and communities.

2016 African American Fellowship & Evangelism Conference

June 27 – July 1, 2016

Friendship Baptist Church of the Colony
4396 Main Street
The Colony, TX 75056

Event Details

2016 African American Leadership Workshop

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Minority Scholarship Program

The scholarships are funded through the Mary Hill Davis Offering for Texas Missions sponsored annually by Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas. The Mary Hill Davis Ethnic/Minority Scholarship Program is designed to strengthen Texas Baptist churches by providing scholarships to Baptist students from ethnic/minority backgrounds planning to attend a Texas Baptist university.

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Texas Baptists names new director of African American Ministries


DALLAS—Dr. Roy Cotton, from Dallas, has been named Director of African American Ministries for Texas Baptists.

Cotton assumed his new role March 1 and became the fourth director, after having served as interim director since September 2015.

More than 900 African American churches cooperate with Texas Baptists, and Cotton said he is looking forward to connecting with even more churches in this new position.

“I am most excited about connecting African American pastors and churches with Texas Baptists,” he... [continue]