executive director

search committee

accepting resumes

SBTC executive director

DEADLINE: Dec. 28, 2020

Following the Nov. 11 announcement by Jim Richards of his plan to step down from his role as executive director of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention by the end of 2021, the convention’s executive board chairman announced the search committee that will nominate to the executive board a candidate to fill the office of executive director.

submit resume

search committee

Mark Hogan (Chair)

Mission City Church, San Antonio (member)

Caleb Turner

Mesquite Friendship Baptist Church, Mesquite (assistant pastor)

Todd Kaunitz

New Beginnings Baptist Church, Longview (pastor)

Nathan Lino

Northeast Houston Baptist Church, Humble (pastor)

Robert Slavens

Houston's First Baptist Church (member)

Kie Bowman

Hyde Park Baptist Church, Austin (pastor)

Loui Canchola

Baptist Temple, McAllen (Pastor of Campus Development & Church Planting)

Carol Yarber

Rock Hill Baptist Church, Brownsboro (member)


The search committee will post a monthly update to this page for the duration of the search process and invites SBTC churches to join them as they pray for God’s guidance in the search and for the man who will lead the convention as its second executive director.