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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

Generous Texas Baptists donors support medical missions in Sierra Leone

by Bonnie Shaw on April 1, 2021 in News

“He had a need, and this came through at the exact same time. It was such a God thing,”

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TBM chainsaw teams serve after tornado strikes East Texas

by TBM communications on March 31, 2021 in News

While the chainsaws cut broken limbs, the volunteers lift spirits.

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BOUNCE Spring Break gives students missional opportunities in southeast Texas

by Bonnie Shaw on March 22, 2021 in News

“Opportunities like this help us shift our focus off of ‘me’ and focus on things that really matter,”

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Press Releases

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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African American Leadership Workshop to address church in the 21st century

by Bonnie Shaw on February 20, 2020 in News

The African American Ministry of Texas Baptists will host the African American Leadership Workshop (AALW) at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University on March 6-7.

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Statements

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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Statement regarding report on sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches

by Texas Baptists Communications on February 10, 2019 in Statements

We are grieved by the instances of sexual abuse detailed in today’s report, and our highest priority is to provide support to victims and survivors across our Texas Baptist family.

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