Kumpe, Ledbetter selected to serve Southern Baptists of Texas Convention
IRVING, Texas (BP)–The Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) has tapped a global prayer strategist from the International Mission Board and a former Indiana Baptist editor as the newest members of the two-year-old convention’s staff. Carra Kumpe began her assignment of directing women’s ministries and prayer support for Southern Baptists of Texas Convention on Oct. […]
Southern Baptists of Texas propose giving 51 percent to CP missions
IRVING, Texas (BP)--Rapid growth, record-setting support of the Cooperative Program, and the first state entity to recommend adoption of the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 are the hallmarks of the newest state convention affiliated with Southern Baptists, according to Jim Richards, executive director of the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention. Since its formation in November of 1998, SBTC has grown from 120 congregations sending messengers to the first meeting, to more than 400 affiliated churches.