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.
Texas Baptists awarded highest number of baptisms for third consecutive year
by Guest Author on December 7, 2018 in news
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...
Border Summit encourages Texas and Mexican Baptists to share the Gospel beyond borders or limits
by Kalie Lowrie on November 26, 2018 in news
More than 100 people joined together in Matamoros on November 17 to discuss the importance of ministry along the Texas/Mexico border at a Border Summit co-hosted by Texas Baptists and the Seminario Teológico Bautista Cosme G. Montemayor...
BSM Director sees God’s provision through life-changing circumstances
by Guest Author on November 15, 2018 in news
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...
Truett Seminary and Texas Baptists Offer Advanced Certificate of Ministry in Children's Ministry
by Texas Baptists Communications on November 9, 2018 in press releases
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....
TBMF Council approves ministry grants totaling $502,550
by Analiz G. Schremmer on October 31, 2018 in news
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...
Texas Tech Groundbreaking Launches Construction for New BSM Building
by Analiz G. Schremmer on October 25, 2018 in news
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...
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...
Statement in response to fatality at alt-right rally in Charlottesville, VA
by Texas Baptists Communications on August 14, 2017 in statements
Our Texas Baptists family stands strongly against white supremacy and racism of any kind...