ABOUT TEXAS BAPTISTS
Texas Baptists, or the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), seeks to connect more than 5,300 affiliated Baptist churches in Texas with resources to aid in their work to fulfill God’s mission. Since its inception in 1886, Texas Baptists has been actively involved in education and social ministries, as well as evangelism and missions.
TBM activates teams to respond to flooding in Southeast Texas
by Texas Baptists Communciations on September 19, 2019 in news
TBM will respond to catastrophic flooding in Southeast Texas as a result of Tropical Depression Imelda. Two feeding teams have been activated and as many as 10 mud out units could be activated to clean out flooded homes. ...
ReCharge Conference offers tools and training to church leaders
by Bonnie Shaw on September 12, 2019 in news
“If we begin to pour ourselves into people, old or young, imagine what 200 people at a ReCharge Conference could do if it only took 12 to turn the world upside down.” ...
River Ministry responds to increased needs in Mexican border cities
by Kalie Lowrie on September 10, 2019 in border
Over the last month, Texas Baptists River Ministry missionaries who serve in McAllen, Laredo and El Paso have seen a significant decrease in the number of immigrants crossing into Texas. ...
National Preaching Conference to Celebrate Voice of the African American Pulpit
by Meredith Rose on September 17, 2019 in press releases
Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary and the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching, in partnership with Texas Baptists African American Ministries, will host the National African American Preaching Conference on Sept. 24-26...
TBM prepares response in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian
by Texas Baptists Communications on September 6, 2019 in news
Texas Baptist Men is preparing a response to provide disaster relief to those impacted by the destruction in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian. Currently, TBM partners have assessors working in the Bahamas to determine the best ways to provide aid. ...
TBM deploys first wave of Hurricane Dorian relief
by Texas Baptists Communications on September 3, 2019 in press releases
Updated 3:10 pm, September 3, 2019
TBM deployed its first wave of disaster relief volunteers toward the Atlantic Coast on Sept. 3 to better respond to needs in the wake of Hurricane Dorian...
Statement regarding report on sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches
by Texas Baptists Communications on February 10, 2019 in statements
We are grieved by the instances of sexual abuse detailed in today’s report, and our highest priority is to provide support to victims and survivors across our Texas Baptist family...
Statement regarding CBF Governing Board’s adoption of Illumination Project report
by Texas Baptists Communications on February 12, 2018 in statements
In light of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board’s vote to approve the recommendations of the Illumination Project, Texas Baptists affirms its long-held position on Biblical sexuality and marriage...
Statement in response to tragedy at FBC Sutherland Springs
by Texas Baptists Communications on November 6, 2017 in statements
On behalf of our entire Texas Baptists family, I extend my deepest condolences to the church family of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs...