Our church strategy is built around three objectives. Gathering our hearts (worship); Growing our souls (growth); and Giving our lives (service). Giving our lives is the missional dimension of our church which includes prayer, volunteering, giving, service, and missions.
We desire to see the gospel advanced throughout the city, our nation and the world.
We are committed to doing three things through our mission endeavors:
The Faith Centers are extensions of the ministry of Houston's First Baptist Church. There are three primary locations: Spring Branch, The Grove, and Harwin. Through many diverse programs, the Faith Centers serves thousands of people every month to meet their needs physically and spiritually.
Each year, for a few evenings in July, the Houston's First family focuses their hearts and efforts on sharing the love and truth of Jesus with people at locations throughout the greater Houston area. We call it Houston 1:8 and each of our campuses reaches out in different ways.
Houston's First Baptist Church partners with various ministries around the Houston area. Click here to browse other Partnership Opportunities.
If you are unaware of your spiritual gifts, heart passions or personality traits, we offer a confidential spiritual gifts assessment free of charge courtesy of Houston's First! While completion of this assessment is not required to volunteer, it can better assist you in determining where to serve with your spiritual gifts.
Project Delta is a non-profit focused on connecting God to the world sport of soccer. This training is a unique offering where Houston’s First and Project Delta are partnering to train the church in practical ministry. This is “lecture and lab” class where you will receive two weeks of in-class training followed by four weeks of being on the field and getting hands-on experience with giving devotionals, praying on the field, getting to know players and sharing the good news with them. …
There are at least 40 million slaves in the world today—more than at any other time in human history. Because the church has always been God’s Plan-A for redemption, it is crucial that we engage in the battle to eradicate slavery. Many individuals are passionate about joining this movement, but it is easy to get overwhelmed with where to start. Join us as we come together to learn, pray and take the next step forward. …
Over these six weeks, we will look at culture and worldview and how the Gospel rightly fits in this context. We will go over how to communicate the truth of Scripture and “best practices.” We will lean into partnering with the Holy Spirit in this endeavor, and share many stories of how each of these things have played out in our own lives. We will conclude by sharing established and organized opportunities to get involved with partners who are already working in this community. …