SBTC annual meeting features launch of Reach Houston initiative, historic Baptist worship gathering

November 12th, 2015 By: Keith Collier | Managing Editor

HOUSTON—Two of the core values of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC)—being kingdom-f [...]

Joint worship with Baptist Missionary Association of Texas emphasizes common mission to reach state for Christ

November 12th, 2015 By: Tammi Reed Ledbetter | Special Assignments Editor

HOUSTON—Southern Baptists of Texas Convention President Jimmy Pritchard welcomed representatives fro [...]

Resolutions address same-sex marriage, religious liberty, Planned Parenthood

November 12th, 2015 By: Michael Foust | Baptist Press

HOUSTON—Messengers to the 2015 annual meeting of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention passed a [...]

Panel discusses when Christian civil obedience is necessary

November 11th, 2015 By: Bonnie Pritchett | TEXAN Correspondent

HOUSTON—With Christian and secular morality increasingly in conflict in the United States—in the p [...]


GO TELL Crusade in Pampa sees 800 commitments to Christ

November 18th, 2015 / By: Carolyn Cunningham

PAMPA—More than 800 commitments were made to Christ during the Rick Gage GO TELL Crusade in Pampa, Texas. [...]

Ministry Café spotlights discipleship in the family

November 10th, 2015 / By: Tammi Reed Ledbetter | Special Assignments Editor

  Pastor Craig Etheredge told participants meeting over lunch for the Ministry Café that certain components should be present in churches that are engaged in disciple-making, including a large group gathering for celebration, worship, the Word, and prayer; smaller groups that provide a community experience; and cells where men and women meet separately to be challenged and trained wit [...]

Women encouraged to replace casual Christianity with intentional discipleship

November 10th, 2015 / By: Sharayah Colter | Staff Writer

HOUSTON—Debbie Stuart, director of ministry initiatives at Hope for Heart, and Laurie Cole, founder of Priority Ministries, led women-only breakout sessions Sunday and Monday (Nov. 8, 9) during the 2015 Bible Conference preceding the annual meeting of t [...]

Unity, evangelism key components of biblical expositions during 2015 annual meeting

November 10th, 2015 / By: Sharayah Colter | Staff Writer

HOUSTON—Preaching accompanied the business sessions of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention’s 2015 annual meeting held in Houston Nov. 9-10. The messages, delivered by four Texas pastors over the course of the meeting, challenged messengers in un [...]