MEDIA CONTACTS

Primary:
Joshua Minatrea
Director of Communications
Mobile (972) 207-3037
Office (214) 887-5473

Secondary:
Kalie Lowrie
News Director
(214) 887-5494

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

Texas Baptists form missions partnerships with Northwest and Michigan Baptists


Texas Baptists expanded missions partnerships with two state conventions, committing to assist with church planting and revitalization efforts with the Northwest Baptist Convention, serving Washington, Oregon, and Northern Idaho, and the Baptist State Convention of Michigan. ...

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Project: Start continues ministering to refugees at Christmas


As many gather with loved ones this Christmas season, Texas Baptists remember those who may be in need. Refugees are one group of people who often struggle in America...

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Texas Baptists awarded highest number of baptisms for third consecutive year


The Texas Baptists were awarded “Highest Number of Baptisms” in the country for the third year in a row by the North American Missions Board for the 2017 calendar year. The recorded number of baptisms was 25,451...

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Press Releases

Former BGCT president and CLC director Jimmy Allen dies at age 91


Jimmy Allen, a former president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) and former director of the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission (CLC), died Tuesday, Jan. 8, at his home in Georgia. He was 91...

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Truett Seminary and Texas Baptists Offer Advanced Certificate of Ministry in Children's Ministry


WACO—George W. Truett Theological Seminary and Texas Baptists have entered into a collaborative agreement between Truett Seminary’s Online Certificate Program and the Texas Baptists Preschool & Children’s Certification Program in order to create a Joint Certificate Program that will provide students with the opportunity to earn an Advanced Certificate of Ministry....

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TBMF Council approves ministry grants totaling $502,550


Texas Baptist Missions Foundation Council broke a record this year, giving more funds to help churches and support Texas Baptists missions and ministries for 2019 than ever before...

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Statements

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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Statement in response to fatality at alt-right rally in Charlottesville, VA


Our Texas Baptists family stands strongly against white supremacy and racism of any kind...

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