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 form missions partnerships with Northwest and Michigan Baptists
by Kalie Lowrie on January 15, 2019 in news
Texas Baptists expanded missions partnerships with two state conventions, committing to assist with church planting and revitalization efforts with the Northwest Baptist Convention, serving Washington, Oregon, and Northern Idaho, and the Baptist State Convention of Michigan. ...
Project: Start continues ministering to refugees at Christmas
by Guest Author on December 18, 2018 in news
As many gather with loved ones this Christmas season, Texas Baptists remember those who may be in need. Refugees are one group of people who often struggle in America...
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...
Former BGCT president and CLC director Jimmy Allen dies at age 91
by Kalie Lowrie on January 9, 2019 in press releases
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...
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...
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...