"With 19 million lost people calling Texas home, it is imperative that we return to what is closest to the heart of God - him being glorified, lost people being found and disciples being made."
- Shane Pruitt, SBTC Empower Conference Consultant
impact lives with us
We’re biblically based, kingdom focused, and missionally driven. We want to make a deeper impact that reaches our communities and the world.
We exist to facilitate, extend and enlarge the Great Commission ministries of the Southern Baptist Convention and Southern Baptist churches and associations of Texas, upon the authority of God’s inerrant Word to the glory of God the father, under the Lordship of Jesus Christ, and by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit.
Together, we can do what no church can do alone.
It’s no secret Southern Baptists are reaching fewer people for Christ than in previous decades. Even before the coronavirus global pandemic, we were in trouble.READ MORE
Multiracial New York church plant aims to ‘redefine church,’ change city, through discipleship
NEW YORK When Cross Creek New York City launches this fall, it will be following a blueprint that has already proved successful for First Baptist Church Colleyville. After planting five churches in the last two years, missions pastor Chad Vandiver says he believes the Hamilton Heights plant can transform not only the city, but the world.READ MORE
Empower: equipping believers to ‘share the gospel as never before’
IRVING Although next month’s Empower conference is still slated to move forward as an in-person event on Feb. 22-23 in Irving, much of the conference will also be available online, an unsurprising development in an increasingly virtual world thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.READ MORE
Missions, mentoring among Lane Prairie’s priorities
JOSHUA—A world map in the worship center reminds members of Lane Prairie Baptist Church in Joshua, Texas, of the Great Commission weekly, and they’re working to see pins marking at least 10 locations of missionaries sent from their church through the International Mission Board.READ MORE
Dallas sidewalk artist creates community at Christmas amid COVID
DALLAS Sidewalk artist Greg Rogers is at it again in his suburban Dallas neighborhood: this time creating chalk art celebrating Christmas even as health authorities warn against gathering for the season.READ MORE