Leadership Texas Baptists is a nine-month experience to engage, equip, and inform emerging leaders from churches across the state. Pastors, staff, and lay leaders accepted into the program will gather once a month in a cohort experience to hear from and dialog with Texas Baptists leaders.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Emerging leaders ages 20s – 30s preferable 
  • Active member of a BGCT affiliated church 
  • September retreat required; Must attend 7 of 8 remaining seminars (or will be included in next cohort)

Deadline & Tuition

Application deadline is June 15, 2018. 
Tuition will be $475. 
Includes room and board at kickoff retreat, course materials, monthly training classes, lunches, and materials at each session. Student is responsible for travel expenses.

Applications for the 2019-2020 year (Cohort 5) will be open from May 1 – June 14. Please check back then for the link to apply. 

Tentative Seminar Dates

  • September 7-8, 2018
    Required retreat
  • October 18, 2018
  • November 15, 2018
  • December 13, 2018
  • January 17, 2019
  • February 21, 2019
  • March 21, 2019
  • April 18, 2019
  • May 20, 2019

Curriculum Topics

  • Leadership development
  • Critical issues for Texas Baptists in the 21st century
  • Developing purpose and mission
  • Baptist collaboration
  • Ministry in a multi-cultural context
  • Effective networking
  • The changing face of Texas
  • Values & vision for the Texas Baptists family


Alumni Cohorts Testimonials

"This is an incredible experience that I have been blessed to be apart of! I would recommend it to any young leader who wants to better their leadership skills and connect to the life of Texas Baptists."

-Nathan Mahand, Cohort 2 Member





Cohort 2





Cohort 1


"[the program] broadened my view of the work we do at Texas Baptists....the more leaders I was introduced to, the more I was able to see the bigger picture and how that played a part in my church."
 

-Lynn Harper, Cohort 1 Member

More Testimonials

Contact

David Adams
(214) 828-5253