Author: Jim Richards

When the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention was formed in November of 1998, Dr. Jim Richards became the first Executive Director. The SBTC has experienced phenomenal growth both numerically and financially. The Convention has become an important partner for churches in Texas and with the Southern Baptist Convention. Dr. Richards and his wife, June, have three children and three grandchildren. Twitter: @RichardsJim

5 Tools To Properly Seek The Will Of God

Recently, I visited with two young men who were trying to decide on a place of ministry. They both were considering opportunities that would change the trajectory of their lives. I shared with them the five tools I use in seeking to know God’s will. Whether ... Read More »

3 Areas of Agreement Necessary for Christian Cooperation

A story is told of an Amish farmer who had a difficult time with a cow. She would step in the bucket or slap the farmer with her tail when he tried to milk her. After several attempts to remedy the situation the farmer decided to speak to the cow. He said, “... Read More »

Four Levels of Christian Cooperation

Jesus said the litmus test for a believer is love. He said people will know we are his followers by the way we love one another (John 13:35). Love is an action verb. One of the ways we show our love is when we work together for the gospel—when we cooperate. ... Read More »