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The award-winning Southern Baptist TEXAN is the official newspaper of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. As the most widely circulated Baptist publication in Texas, your advertisement will reach more than 46,000 homes and SBTC churches.

The print edition of the Southern Baptist TEXAN features two types of advertising: classified and display.

Announcements & Classified Advertising

If you wish to announce a staff vacancy or free event for a Southern Baptist church in Texas, we provide this free service for two consecutive issues in our print edition. Submit  information to Gayla Sullivan by the Ad Deadline date on the publication schedule below, including an email contact. Please limit these announcements to 50 words.

Paid classified advertisements and out-of-state staff vacancy announcements are available at a cost of 30 cents per word per issue placement at a minimum rate of $10. Submit classified listing to Gayla Sullivan by the Ad Deadline date on the publication schedule below. Include your email address and the number of issues in which you would like your ad to appear. If you have other questions regarding classified advertising call Gayla Sullivan at 817-552-2500 or 877-953-7282 toll-free.

Obituaries and memorials will be published at a cost of 30 cents per word with a minimum of $10. Copy is limited to 100 words and must be submitted within three months of death or event. Submit information to and mail check for full amount to SBTC, Texan classified, PO Box 1988, Grapevine, TX 76099.

Announcements/Classified Ad Insertion Order Form

2020 TEXAN Announcements/Classifieds- Ad Insertion Order Form

Display Advertising

Display advertising is available in the print TEXAN and on the website. Rates are discounted for frequency. All inquiries related to display advertising should be sent to Tammi Ledbetter.

Deadline for reserving display advertising space is 21 days prior to the publication date. Ad materials are due, in PDF or JPEG format at 300 DPI resolution, no later than 14 days before the publication date. All ads must be camera-ready and submitted by email.

The Southern Baptist TEXAN is published by the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention and reserves the right to refuse ads for any reason.

Layout Ad Insertion Order Forms

2020 TEXAN Print

2020 TEXAN Online

Layout Ad Rate Sheets

2020 TEXAN Print- Rate Sheet

2020 TEXAN Online- Rate Sheet

Print Advertising Layout



Two-page spread

19.75W x 14.75H


Full page

9.375W x 14.75H


1/2 page horizontal

9.375W x 7.375H


1/2 page vertical

4.75W x 14.75H


1/4 page horizontal

9.375W x 3.75H


1/4 page vertical

4.75W x 7.375H


1/8 page

4.75W x 3.75H


*Additional discounts are available based on frequency of advertising.

2020 Print Publication Schedule


Materials Due

Issue Date

January 3

January 7

February 2020

February 1

February 4

March 2020

March 6

March 10

April 2020

April 3

April 7

May 2020

May 1

May 5

June 2020

June 5

June 9

July 2020

July 3

July 7

August 2020

August 7

August 11

September 2020

September 4

September 8

October 2020

October 2

October 6

November 2020

November 6

November 10

December 2020

December 4

December 8

January 2021

Web Banner Advertising 



Top Banner

531 x 70 pixels


Sidebar Tall

200 x 307 pixels


Sidebar Short

200 x 104 pixels


Bottom Banner

695 x 91 pixels


2019 News Digest Schedule

Additional advertising opportunities are available in the TEXAN News Digest email, which is delivered bi-monthly. Rate is $250 and only available to advertisers who place print or web ads in current year. Space is limited to one ad per digest, and all first-time advertisers must pay in advance. Dimensions: 600px wide x 150px high

Publish dates:

  • Jan. 8 (ad due Jan. 1)
  • Jan. 22 (ad due Jan. 15)
  • Feb. 5 (ad due Jan. 29)
  • Feb. 19 (ad due Feb. 12)
  • March 12 (ad due March 5)
  • March 16 (ad due March 9)
  • April 9 (ad due April 2)
  • April 23 (ad due April 16)
  • May 7 (ad due April 30)
  • May 21 (ad due May 14)
  • June 4 (ad due May 28)
  • June 18 (ad due June 11)
  • July 9 (ad due July 2)
  • July 23 (ad due July 16)
  • Aug. 6 (ad due July 31)
  • Aug. 20 (ad due Aug. 13)
  • Sept. 3 (ad due Aug. 27)
  • Sept. 17 (ad due Sept. 10)
  • Oct. 8 (ad due Oct. 1)
  • Oct. 29 (ad due Oct. 22)
  • Nov. 12 (ad due Nov. 5)
  • Nov. 26 (ad due Nov. 19)
  • Dec. 17 (ad due Dec. 10)