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

Texas Baptists partnership with the National Mission Board of Brazil continues to grow


A small group of Texas Baptists stood in one of the various Baptist rehabilitation centers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, listening as a young man passionately recounted his salvation from a life of drug addiction through his newfound faith in Jesus Christ...

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BOUNCE offers exciting new church planting opportunities for students


In addition to providing invaluable physical help to hurting communities, this Texas Baptists ministry of junior high, high school and college-aged students is expanding to provide support to budding churches as well. ...

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Project:Start partners with local clinic to provide school supplies for refugee children


When the staff at the Women’s Health Specialists of Dallas began planning their next office event, they knew they wanted it to be more meaningful than a happy hour or luncheon...

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Press Releases

CLC to host Advocacy Day in Austin for Texas Baptists


The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission will host its 2019 Advocacy Day March 26-27 in Austin for ministers, leaders, students and advocates. ...

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CLC announces public policy priorities


The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission is pleased to announce their public policy priorities for the 86th Texas Legislative Session...

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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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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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