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.
“My goal is to educate, equip and empower churches to declare, demonstrate and defend the gospel of Jesus Christ”
1,900 messengers and visitors gathered in McAllen July 16-18 to take part in Texas Baptists’ Family Gathering, the 138th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
"Dr. Stookey’s proven experience serving in Christian higher education will enable him to succeed in expanding the influence of Texas Baptists universities and seminaries in preparing current and future ministers and lay leaders.”
“As we rally around the theme ‘Household of God’ based on Ephesians 2:19, we will rejoice in our unity in diversity."
During an executive session of the BGCT Executive Board two congregations affiliated with the BGCT were deemed to be outside of harmonious cooperation with the churches of the Convention due to their public affirmation of same-sex sexuality.
Combee, who has vast experience in chaplaincy and chaplaincy ministries, will oversee the endorsement, training and support of chaplains.
“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,”