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the pastor/church connection is the primary connection point between texas baptist pastors and the vast array of resources and ministries of the bgct.
Whether providing direct resources for pastoral leadership development, or acting as a connecting guide to other resources provided by the BGCT, we are here to serve Texas Baptist pastors and their congregations.

The Pastor/Church Connection also offers expert guidance and extensive resources for churches in interim pastor situations and, while honoring the autonomy of the local church, facilitates connections between pastorless churches and pastors seeking a new field of ministry.

Connecting with Pastors

  • Serving as a gateway for pastors to access resources, ideas, and experts     available through the BGCT
  • Helping pastors develop strength-based leadership qualities

Connecting with Pastorless Churches

  • Providing lists of ministers who can offer pulpit supply while the church gets organized in the early stages of its interim period More »
  • Consulting with church leaders about optional paths for the church to take during the interim, including both Intentional Interim and Traditional Interim ministries More »
  • Providing lists of qualified interim ministers in both the Intentional Interim and Traditional Interim paths More »
  • Providing training and resources for pastor search committees More »

Connecting Pastorless Churches and Pastoral Candidates

  • Providing an online search tool on the BGCT website containing information about pastorless churches and about pastoral candidates seeking a new opportunity for ministry More »
  • Cooperating with Baptist associations, educational institutions and other like-minded organizations to develop a data base of qualified pastoral candidates More »


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