On Wed., Aug. 26, Texas Baptist leaders encouraged churches and individuals to join together in prayer for those in the path of Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 hurricane expected to make landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.
On August 17, Texas Baptists announced the winners of the 2020 Baptist Educators Serving Texans (B.E.S.T.). The award celebrates Christian educators who are living out their faith daily among their students and the Texas Baptists institutions that taught them.
Roy Cotton, director of African American Ministries, has announced his retirement after 21 years of serving with Texas Baptists and 42 years of serving in Baptist ministry.
The Christian Life Commission (CLC) is pleased to announce that David Earl Sanchez has joined the team as the new Ethics and Justice Director.
On August 3, Ray Malone joined the Texas Baptists staff as the new Human Resources Director, following the retirement of Rollie Richmond who served as the HR Director for eight years.
Jerry Carlisle has been named the new president of the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation (TBMF), following the retirement of founding president Bill Arnold.
Bill Arnold, president of the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation (TBMF), has announced his retirement after 36 years of leading the foundation and more than 40 years of service with Texas Baptists.
Liebrum’s life has been a testament to the impact of cooperative missions and ministry and the importance of institutional partnerships.
On Aug. 1, Texas Baptists will join with 16 other Baptist state conventions to host the Resourcing Worship Virtual Conference. The conference will be a virtual training for church leaders involved in worship ministry.
“COVID-19 will not defeat or define us, it is going to make us better,” Convention President Michael Evans, Sr., said, pointing to the promise of Romans 8:28 that God works all things together for the good of those who love him.