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.
Conclave encourages collaboration and relational ministry
by Bonnie Shaw on October 18, 2019 in news
“We have the power of Jesus in us, and we have a generation in front of us that wants to change the world.”...
Texas Baptists emphasize living “compelled to serve” at 2019 Annual Meeting
by Kalie Lowrie on October 16, 2019 in news
The Baptist General Convention of Texas will gather for the 134th Annual Meeting from Nov. 17-19, at the Waco Convention Center. ...
Partnership in the storm: How the Allen community aided a local church in its time of need
by Meredith Rose on October 15, 2019 in news
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...
Texas Baptists Hispanic Leadership Conference to train and equip leaders to be moldable for Christ
by Meredith Rose on October 15, 2019 in press releases
Texas Baptists Hispanic Ministries will host its sixth-annual Hispanic Leadership Conference at Dallas Baptist University (DBU) from Oct. 25-26. ...
Upcoming Conclave conference seeks to promote collaboration between family ministries in churches
by Bonnie Shaw on October 2, 2019 in press releases
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. ...
National Preaching Conference to Celebrate Voice of the African American Pulpit
by Meredith Rose on September 17, 2019 in press releases
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...
Statement regarding report on sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches
by Texas Baptists Communications on February 10, 2019 in statements
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...
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...