The award-winning Southern Baptist TEXAN is the official newspaper for Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. As the most widely circulated Baptist publication in Texas, your advertisement will reach more than 42,000 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 event for a Southern Baptist church in Texas, we provide this free service for two consecutive issues in our print edition. Submit that information to Stephanie Barksdale 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 Stephanie Barksdale 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 Stephanie Barksdale at 817-552-2500 or 877-953-7282 toll free.


Announcements/Classified Ad Insertion Order Form

2014 TEXAN Announcements/Classifieds- Ad Insertion Order Form


Display Advertising

Display advertising is available in the print TEXAN, TEXAN Digital, and on the website. Rates are discounted for frequency, as well as for Southern Baptist-related and other non-profit organizations. 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 e-mail to Tammi Ledbetter.

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

2014 TEXAN Print- Ad Insertion Order Form

2014 TEXAN Digital- Ad Insertion Order Form

2014 TEXAN Online- Ad Insertion Order Form

Layout Ad Rate Sheets

2014 TEXAN Print- Rate Sheet

2014 TEXAN Digital- Rate Sheet

2014 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.

2014 Print Publication Schedule

Ad Deadline

Materials Due

Issue Date

December 30

January 6

January 20

January 27

February 3

February 17

February 24

March 3

March 17

March 31

April 7

April 21

April 28

May 5

May 19

May 19

May 26

June 9

June 16

June 23

July 7

July 21

July 28

August 11

August 18

August 25

September 8

September 22

September 29

October 13

November 3

November 10

November 24

November 24

December 1

December 15

Digital Advertising Layout



Two-page spread

17W x 11H


Full page

8.5W x 11H


2/3 page

5W x 11H


1/2 page horizontal

8.5W x 5.5H


1/2 page vertical

4W x 11H


1/3 page

5W x 5H
















2014 Digital Publication Schedule

Ad Deadline

Materials Due

Issue Date

January 3

January 8

January 15

January 31

February 5

February 12

February 14

February 19

February 26

February 28

March 5

March 12

March 14

March 19

March 26

April 4

April 9

April 16

April 18

April 23

April 30

May 2

May 7

May 14

May 23

May 28

June 4

June 6

June 11

June 18

July 11

July 16

July 23

July 25

July 30

August 6

August 8

August 13

August 20

August 22

August 27

September 3

September 5

September 10

September 17

September 26

October 1

October 8

October 17

October 22

October 29

November 7

November 12

November 19

December 5

December 10

December 17

Web Banner Advertising 



Top of home page

530 x 70 pixels


Sidebar- tall

200 x 305 pixels


Sidebar- short

204 x 107 pixels