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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.

News

Baptistway Press changes name to GC2 Press, reflects commitment to Texas Baptists mission

by Bonnie Shaw on June 2, 2021 in Church Health

"As Texas Baptists continues to focus on the Great Commandment and the Great Commission, it makes sense for this emphasis to be seen in our published materials,”

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From church start to massive ministry

by Bonnie Shaw on June 2, 2021 in News

“God took me around the long way to get me to see what he wanted me to see,”

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May Executive Board meets in person, focuses on facing storms with unity, truth and grace

by Bonnie Shaw on May 27, 2021 in News

"We want to love God and love other people, and we need to find the best way to do that.”

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Press Releases

Center for Church Health enters into partnership with Church Answers, Thom and Sam Rainer

by Texas Baptists Communications on May 17, 2021 in News

“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,”

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Longtime Texas Baptist leader Chris Liebrum transitions to HPU role

by Texas Baptists Communications on July 13, 2020 in Press Releases

Liebrum’s life has been a testament to the impact of cooperative missions and ministry and the importance of institutional partnerships.

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Student ministry switches from international to local missions work due to COVID-19

by Bonnie Shaw on June 25, 2020 in Press Releases

Approximately 20 middle school and high school students from First Baptist Church Plano will be volunteering at two local Plano residences, providing assistance and doing repairs on the homes as part of “BOUNCE Back Home Day of Service.”

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Statements

Response to Baylor Resolution: A word from David Hardage

by Texas Baptists Communications on May 21, 2021 in Statements

We are aware of the resolution recently passed by the Baylor University Board of Regents. Since its passing, we have been in talks with university leadership to better understand the situation and share reactions from our Texas Baptists family.

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Statement regarding racist letters sent to Texas Baptist pastors

by Texas Baptists Communications on February 3, 2021 in Statements

We are stricken by the racist attacks recently directed at two of our Texas Baptist pastors. Racism of any kind has no place in God’s Kingdom.

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