The award-winning Southern Baptist TEXAN is the official newspaper 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 Gayla Holt 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 Gayla Holt 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 Gayla Holt 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 Gayla Holt 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 publication date. Ad materials are due, in PDF or JPEG format at 300 DPI resolution, no later than 14 days before the publication 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
Two-page spread
19.75W x 14.75H
Full page
9.375W x 14.75H
1/2 page horizontal
9.375W x 7.375H
1/2 page vertical
4.75W x 14.75H
1/4 page horizontal
9.375W x 3.75H
1/4 page vertical
4.75W x 7.375H
1/8 page
4.75W x 3.75H

*Additional discounts are available based on frequency of advertising.

2021 Print Publication Schedule
Issue Date
Materials Due
February 2021
January 5
January 1
March 2021
February 9
February 5
April 2021
March 9
March 5
May 2021
April 6
April 2
June 2021
May 11
May 7
July 2021
June 8
June 4
August 2021
July 6
July 2
September 2021
August 10
August 6
October 2021
September 7
September 3
November 2021
October 5
October 1
December 2021
November 9
November 5
January 2022
December 7
December 3

Digital Advertising

Web Banner Advertising
Web Banner Advertising
Upper Banner
531 x 70 pixels
Sidebar Tall
200 x 307 pixels
Sidebar Short
200 x 104 pixels
Lower Banner
695 x 91 pixels

TEXAN News Digest

Additional advertising opportunities are available in the TEXAN News Digest email, which is delivered bi-monthly. 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.
2021 News Digest Schedule

Jan 12

Jan 26

Feb 9

Feb 23

March 9

March 23

April 6

April 20

May 11

May 25

June 8

June 22

July 13

July 27

August 10

August 31

Sept 14

Sept 28

Oct 12

Oct 26

Nov 9

Nov 23

Dec 14