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

BSM Director sees God’s provision through life-changing circumstances


On April 5, 2018, BSM Director Cody Shouse sat in Austin traffic on the way home from The University of Texas at Austin’s Longhorn BSM weekly Bible study. Unexpectedly, his car was hit from behind by another vehicle going 60 miles per hour, resulting in a serious accident...

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New Hope Church celebrates 150th anniversary by giving back


Usually, the person with a birthday receives presents. But when New Hope First Baptist Church in Cedar Park turned 150 years old, they decided to do things a little differently....

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310 travel with Singing Men of Texas to New York for music and ministry


The Texas Baptists Singing Men of Texas (SMOT) took a trip to New York last month with 310 participants to spread the Gospel and perform in concert at Carnegie Hall alongside contemporary Christian artist Steve Green....

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Press Releases

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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Texas Tech Groundbreaking Launches Construction for New BSM Building


The new building will be a place where students can not only come and read the Bible and draw close to Christ, but also a catalyst out of which students can reach the Tech campus and really the world...

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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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