Texas Baptists Facts


Mission statement
Texas Baptists is a movement of God’s people to share Christ and show love by strengthening churches and ministers, engaging culture, and connecting the nations to Jesus.

Affiliated churches
More than 5,300 churches and missions affiliate with the convention. Search affiliated churches here.

A 90-member board of directors meets three times annually to conduct the business of the convention, and messengers from affiliated churches meet annually to elect officers, approve the budget, and otherwise plan and direct the ministry of the convention.

Executive leadership
Julio Guarneri, Executive Director
Craig Christina, Associate Executive Director
Ward Hayes, Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Ministry centers
Center for Church Health
Center for Ministerial Health
Center for Cultural Engagement
Center for Missional Engagement
Center for Collegiate Ministry

Ministry partners
The convention is associated with more than 25 healthcare, human care, and education institutions. View these and other partners here.

Ministry staff
In addition to five ministry centers, ministry support staff include Finance Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Communications. View all staff here.

Affiliated churches span across Texas and beyond. Ministry staff are present in each of 9 sectors around the state, along the Texas/Mexico border, and beyond. The bulk of the ministry support staff is located in Dallas, TX.

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