Start Something New
“All the peoples”
Jesus sent His followers to reach all the peoples of the world. Now, He is actively bringing them to our cities! At least 271 different languages are spoken in Dallas County homes. Even among English-speakers there are many distinct cultural groups. Every person in Dallas and Rockwall Counties ought to have a church that that “speaks their language.” Our churches, therefore, are working to plant churches among every language and culture represented in our mission field. The people of the Dallas Baptist Association are praying daily that the Spirit will bring people to join this exciting venture.
One of Dallas Baptist Association’s primary emphases is seeing God plant new churches throughout our area. The funds for this come largely from our churches’ giving to our regular budget. Some churches, though, contribute an additional amount to our church...read more
March 27-28, 2020 First Baptist Church, Duncanvilleread more
Sunday School and Leadership Conference Training offered for all Sunday School leadership, preschool to adults. Training offered in English and Spanish Saturday, February 22, 2020 8:30am - 12:00pm Hillcrest Baptist Church 265 W Pleasant Run...read more
Recommended Elements of Your Church's Child Protection Policy Dallas Baptist Association churches should have child protection policies that are consistently practiced to protect children and families from abuse. Though we recommend that your church's policy contain...read more
Media resources and a block party trailer are available for rent by active DBA churches. "Active" DBA churches have a current pattern of financial support of the association, and they have a current Annual Church Profile on file with their state...read more
Scott Coleman, Director
Scott helps churches start new congregations. Contact him about any form of church planting, demographics, or Baptist Student Ministries on local campuses. 214.319.1164 Email Scott.
Wanda Hall, Ministry Assistant
Wanda can answer questions about membership and church plants. Contact her to update your church’s information with the association. She also serves as the assistant clerk for DBA’s executive board meetings. 214.319.1164. Email Wanda.
Billy Bell, Consultant
Billy coordinates the association’s work through the Dallas Bible Theological Institute and aids the association in its service to African-American churches. Churches and church planters may contact him at 214.319.1168. Email Billy.
Lazaro Chapa, Consultant
Lazaro assists the association in its service to non-English speaking churches. He also coordinates the Spanish-language theological training and non-funded, simpler church plants. Churches and church planters may contact him at 214.319.1173. Email Lazaro.
Gilberto Santiago, Consultant
Gilberto helps start simple churches among Spanish-speaking cultures in Dallas. He also serves as the dean of Seminario Teologico Bautista de Dallas. 214.319.1176. Email Gilberto.