The committee has announced Julio Guarneri, lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in McAllen,TX, as its nominee to assume the role of executive director.
El Comité de búsqueda de los Bautistas de Texas para la posición de Director Ejecutivo ha anunciado a Julio Guarneri, pastor principal de Calvary Baptist Church en McAllen,TX, como su candidato para asumir la posición de director ejecutivo para la Convención Bautista general de Texas.
The committee is pleased to announce that a recommendation and candidate for the position of Executive Director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas will be presented at the next Executive Board meeting.
Messengers also heard a brief update on the search for an executive director, a financial report, introduced motions, and approved nominations for committees.
“It’s time for us to focus on our mission here in Texas, and it’s time for us to rethink our worldwide strategy, so that we can be the people of God,”
“It has been a true delight to experience the Spirit-led cohesion among every search committee member. Each shares the common goal of following the Lord’s leadership.”
The Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) Executive Board has elected Wendell Wright to serve as new chair of the Executive Director Search Committee.
David Mahfouz, pastor of First Baptist Church in Warren, has stepped down from his position as chair of the BGCT’s Executive Director Search Committee.
Stating that the upcoming Family Gathering July 16-18 in McAllen, Texas, is an opportunity to practice Pentecost by joining in worship together and celebrating the diversity of Texas Baptists, Guarneri called on Texas Baptists to spend seven weeks in prayer from Easter to Pentecost, praying for God’s mission in Texas.
The Executive Director Search Committee is now accepting nominations for the next executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT). Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 31, 2023.