MEDIA CONTACTS

Primary:
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

Conclave encourages collaboration and relational ministry


“We have the power of Jesus in us, and we have a generation in front of us that wants to change the world.”...

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Texas Baptists emphasize living “compelled to serve” at 2019 Annual Meeting


The Baptist General Convention of Texas will gather for the 134th Annual Meeting from Nov. 17-19, at the Waco Convention Center. ...

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Partnership in the storm: How the Allen community aided a local church in its time of need


After assessing the damage in several of the church’s classrooms, leaders wondered how and where members would continue meeting with their Life Groups, adult discipleship classes that meet weekly on Sundays for Bible study and fellowship...

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Press Releases

Texas Baptists Hispanic Leadership Conference to train and equip leaders to be moldable for Christ


Texas Baptists Hispanic Ministries will host its sixth-annual Hispanic Leadership Conference at Dallas Baptist University (DBU) from Oct. 25-26. ...

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Upcoming Conclave conference seeks to promote collaboration between family ministries in churches


Conclave, a one-stop conference for various family ministries hosted by Texas Baptists Great Commission Team, will take place Oct. 14-16 at First Baptist Richardson. ...

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National Preaching Conference to Celebrate Voice of the African American Pulpit


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...

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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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