The Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) Executive Board has elected Wendell Wright to serve as new chair of the Executive Director Search Committee.
David Mahfouz, pastor of First Baptist Church in Warren, has stepped down from his position as chair of the BGCT’s Executive Director Search Committee.
Stating that the upcoming Family Gathering July 16-18 in McAllen, Texas, is an opportunity to practice Pentecost by joining in worship together and celebrating the diversity of Texas Baptists, Guarneri called on Texas Baptists to spend seven weeks in prayer from Easter to Pentecost, praying for God’s mission in Texas.
The death toll from the powerful 7.8 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Feb. 6, 2023 has risen to more than 38,000, with more fatalities expected as search teams continue to work amid the devastation.
Texas Baptists Institutional Legacy Day recognized Hardin-Simmons University for over 130 years of exemplary Christian higher education.
“They wanted to help children, students, ministers, lost people and everyone in between.”
"Their neighbors are hurting, and they’re stepping up to help them out in the name of Christ.”
The program was originally launched in 2022, when 95 recipients were awarded grants, and interest in the grant has continued to grow.
The Executive Director Search Committee is now accepting nominations for the next executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT). Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 31, 2023.
“I never dreamed that I could receive this, and I know God has a purpose because I lost everything.”