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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

Texas Baptists churches and ministries respond to Del Rio/Acuña border crisis

by Bonnie Shaw on September 22, 2021 in News

Along the Texas/Mexico border, over 14,000 immigrants have congregated in an encampment under a bridge connecting Del Rio, Texas to Acuña, Mexico.

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Ministers Financial Health celebrates distribution of $1 million in funds to Texas Baptists pastors and ministers

by Meredith Rose on September 17, 2021 in News

“We are anxious to continue reaching pastors and ministers with information about how these programs can be a blessing to them and their churches.”

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TBM faces large, lengthy response after Hurricane Ida

by John Hall on September 9, 2021 in News

“Through all the devastation, it’s just amazing to see God work,”

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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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