Overview for Church Planters

We are committed to sharing God’s Word in Texas and beyond by planting new churches of all types and sizes. The heart of our ministry is to connect people to a church where God is present, because when God shows up, good things happen. If you feel called to plant a church, our process may be just the right fit for you.

Here is a brief overview of our resources, eligibility requirements and expectations when considering becoming a church planter:


  • Funding
  • Strategy and planning
  • Soul care for planter and planter’s family
  • Retirement contributions
  • Administrative assistance
  • Facilities use and management assistance
  • Media
  • Worship Catalyst
  • Retreats and conferences
  • Online and in-person training
  • Missions opportunities
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Demographic Study

Eligibility Requirements

  • Theological agreement
  • Sponsorship by a Texas Baptist church
  • Clear calling to church planting
  • Church planting vision and understanding
  • Passion for outreach
  • Core group
  • Assessment


  • Be a cooperating Texas Baptist partner
  • Secure primary Texas Baptists sponsor church and other
  • Complete monthly reporting
  • Fulfill covenantal giving

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