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Joshua Minatrea
Director of Communications
Mobile (972) 207-3037
Office (214) 828-5273

Secondary:
Kalie Lowrie
News Director
(214)828-5294

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.

News

Top giving Cooperative Program churches celebrated at 2019 Annual Meeting


During the 2019 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting, nine churches were given special recognition for their giving through the Cooperative Program. ...

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Texas Baptists compelled to proclaim Jesus, care for vulnerable children during Annual Meeting


More than 2,000 participants in-person and online witnessed the launch of Faith Fosters Texas at the 2019 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting Nov. 17-19...

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Texas Baptists address child welfare crisis through Faith Fosters Texas launch


Texas Baptists (Baptist General Convention of Texas) launched a new, faith-based initiative aimed at improving the state’s foster care crisis during its annual meeting on Monday, Nov. 18, in Waco. ...

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Press Releases

Texas Baptists address child welfare crisis through Faith Fosters Texas launch


Texas Baptists (Baptist General Convention of Texas) launched a new, faith-based initiative aimed at improving the state’s foster care crisis during its annual meeting on Monday, Nov. 18, in Waco. ...

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TBM to rebuild homes In Nederland affected by Tropical Depression Imelda


Churches, groups and individuals can give people affected by Tropical Depression Imelda an extra reason to celebrate Thanksgiving this year by providing them safe, secure housing through Texas Baptist Men (TBM) Rebuild...

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Hispanic Evangelism Conference to equip leaders with both Spanish and English sessions


The Hispanic Evangelism Team of Texas Baptists will host the Hispanic Evangelism Conference at First Baptist Church of Corpus Christi on Nov. 8-9. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 and conclude at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9. ...

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Statements

Statement regarding report on sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches


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...

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Statement regarding CBF Governing Board’s adoption of Illumination Project report


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...

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Statement in response to tragedy at FBC Sutherland Springs


On behalf of our entire Texas Baptists family, I extend my deepest condolences to the church family of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs...

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