The award-winning Southern Baptist TEXAN is the official magazine of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.

As the most widely circulated Baptist publication in Texas, your advertisement will reach more than 47,000 homes and SBTC churches.

The print edition of the Southern Baptist TEXAN features two types of advertising: classified and display.

Announcements & Classified Advertising

If you wish to announce a staff vacancy or free event for a Southern Baptist church in Texas, we provide this free service for two consecutive issues in our print edition. Submit information to our office by the Ad Deadline date on the publication schedule below, including an email contact. Please limit these announcements to 50 words.
Paid classified advertisements

Paid classified advertisements and out-of-state staff vacancy announcements are available at a cost of 30 cents per word per issue placement at a minimum rate of $10. Submit classified listing to our office by the Ad Deadline date on the publication schedule below. Include your email address and the number of issues in which you would like your ad to appear. If you have other questions regarding classified advertising call our office at 817.552.2500 or 877.953.SBTC(7282) toll-free.

Obituaries and memorials
Obituaries and memorials will be published at a cost of 30 cents per word with a minimum of $10. Copy is limited to 100 words and must be submitted within three months of death or event. Submit information to our office and mail check for full amount to SBTC, TEXAN classified, PO Box 1988, Grapevine, TX 76099.

Display Advertising

Display advertising is available in the print TEXAN and on the website. Rates are discounted for frequency. All inquiries related to display advertising should be sent to Tammi Ledbetter.

Deadline for reserving display advertising space is 21 days prior to the print date. Ad materials are due, in PDF or JPEG format at 300 DPI resolution, no later than 14 days before the print date. All ads must be camera-ready and submitted by email.

The Southern Baptist TEXAN is published by the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention and reserves the right to refuse ads for any reason.

Print Ad Rates
Print Advertising Layout
Full page
8” (w) x 10.5” (h)
Half page horizontal
8” (w) x 5.25” (h)
Half page vertical
4” (w) x 10.5” (h)
Third Page Vertical
2.25” (w) x 10.5” (h)
Third Page Horizontal
8” (w) x 3.5” (h)
Quarter page
8” (w) x 2.625” (h)

*Additional discounts are available based on frequency of advertising.

2023 Print Publication Schedule
Issue Date
Materials Due
January 2023
December 6
December 2
February 2023
January 10
January 6
March 2023
February 7
February 3
April 2023
March 7
March 3
May 2023
April 4
March 31
June 2023
May 9
May 5
July 2023
June 6
June 2
August 2023
July 11
July 7
September 2023
August 8
August 4
October 2023
September 5
September 1
November 2023
October 10
October 6
December 2023
November 7
November 3
January 2024
December 5
December 1

Digital Advertising

Web Banner Advertising
Web Banner Advertising
Upper Banner
1800 x 180 pixels
Sidebar Tall
335 x 520 pixels
Sidebar Short
484 x 300 pixels
Lower Banner
1800 x 180 pixels

TEXAN News Digest

Additional advertising opportunities are available in the TEXAN News Digest email, which is delivered weekly. Rate is $250 and only available to advertisers who place print or web ads in current year. Space is limited to one ad per digest, and all first-time advertisers must pay in advance.

Dimensions: 600px wide x 150px high.
2023 News Digest Schedule

Jan: 4, 11, 18, 25

Feb: 1, 8, 15, 22

Mar: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Apr: 5, 12, 19, 26

May: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Jun: 7, 14, 21, 28

Jul: 5, 12, 19, 26

Aug: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Sep: 6, 13, 20, 27

Oct: 4, 11, 18, 25

Nov: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Dec: 6, 13, 20, 27