"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 exists 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.
Arlington church prepares future ministers for full-time vocational ministry
ARLINGTON Connor Torrealba didn’t have a bad job. The pay was good. The work environment was healthy. Torrealba figured he could stick with his career as a database analyst and live a happy life.READ MORE
Hong Kong church stands firm amid chaos
HONG KONG — Months of unrest and protests have transformed Hong Kong from a hub of global finance to an unpredictable place of upheaval. Butch Tanner, pastor of Kowloon International Baptist Church, sees the wear and tear from the last six months in the faces of his congregation.READ MORE
Law addresses church members who carry firearms to church
In the wake of a tragic shooting at a church in East Fort Worth on Dec. 29, the TEXAN spoke with Mike Gurley of Teamworks Security who also serves as a consultant in the area of church security for the SBTC.READ MORE