updates & resources



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Your Southern Baptists of Texas Convention ministry leaders continue to closely monitor the progress of COVID-19, the coronavirus, in countries around the world and here in Texas. We have been heartened to see the responses of our Southern Baptist churches as they seek to continue their ministries and worship activities in new ways. Our churches are better together even in a day of social distancing.

Do you have COVID-19 related questions or are unsure who to contact?

We’ll help you take your next steps.

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weekly encouragement

February 18, 2021

Personal Devotional Time

Read to Treasure Christ Three times in the last three years I’ve seen believing friends of mine fall into serious moral failure. Two were pastors, and one was a seminary…
February 18, 2021

Why YPN?

In 1988, the movie Young Guns hit the big screen. It was a story about a brash group of young cowboys who frequently caused more trouble than they solved. One has to…
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October 22, 2020

Venciendo los Síntomas de la Depresión

El Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades reportó recientemente que la gente ha experimentado condiciones adversas considerablemente elevadas en la temporada del Covid-19. Una encuesta dice que…
October 22, 2020

Take Courage

Less than three months into his tenure as Vice President of the United States, Harry S. Truman received a call that would change his life forever. President Roosevelt had died…
October 15, 2020

Here I Am! Send Me

As I look back over these past few months I wish I had bought stock in Charmin, Bounty and Purell. Toilet tissue, paper towels and hand sanitizer became more valuable…
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October 8, 2020

Considerando el Bien de Dios en esta Pandemia

Romanos 8:28 (RV 1960) “Y sabemos que a los que aman a Dios, todas las cosas les ayudan a bien, esto es, a los que conforme a su propósito son…
October 8, 2020

But God

Hello, this is Danny Forshee, and I serve as pastor of Great Hills Baptist Church in Austin, TX. These are some very crazy, challenging and really unprecedented days in which…
October 1, 2020

Marching Off the Map

While pursuing the enemy, a 1st-century battalion of Romans soldiers moved into what was then unknown territory. Mapmakers of that era drew sea monsters and dragons to designate the lands…

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online worship

Learn how to get started or take the next step in streaming or videoing your church’s services.

networking with other leaders

Through video conferences using Zoom and Facebook Groups, you can connect with others around the state.


Your church has the ability to give online at their fingertips.

helps for pastors

Your church can be equipped and trained through this time of social distancing.

sunday school/small groups

Keep your church in fellowship together online through social media, video/audio calls and other creative ways.


Resources ideas on how to continue to share the gospel online.

family worship

Resources for your families to grow spiritually at home.

regathering the church

Strategy options for coming out of COVID.

blog posts

The Southern Baptist Texan

For the latest COVID-19 related news, visit the Texan website.

Governor Abbott and Attorney General Paxton Provide Joint Guidance for Houses of Worship Operating as Essential Services

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