"Dr. Stookey’s proven experience serving in Christian higher education will enable him to succeed in expanding the influence of Texas Baptists universities and seminaries in preparing current and future ministers and lay leaders.”
Combee, who has vast experience in chaplaincy and chaplaincy ministries, will oversee the endorsement, training and support of chaplains.
“It has been a true delight to experience the Spirit-led cohesion among every search committee member. Each shares the common goal of following the Lord’s leadership.”
"Our hope is that it will serve pastors and their families, and they’ll be able to stay in the church they’re serving in and breathe easier.”
“Thank you for giving me the privilege and honor of serving our Texas Baptists family."
“I’m excited to continue the great work of the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering, to extend into new resources for the Offering, and to connect with more churches and ministry recipients as well,”
“The methods may be broken, but the mission is eternal. This is the opportunity to retool the methods so that the mission gets realized.”
The Pastor Sabbatical Grant Program aims to assist and encourage churches in providing sabbatical for their pastors.
“The heart of everything I’ve read and seen from the Rainers is wanting to see people know Christ and the local church excel for the kingdom of God,”