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Dallas Baptist University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, sex, disability, veteran status, race, color, or national origin in any employment practice, admissions, education program, or educational activity. Under federal and state law, the University may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes.

Howard Payne University’s Board of Trustees announces the search for the university’s 20th president following the retirement of Dr. Bill Ellis. The university is seeking a dynamic leader who is dedicated to the pursuit of truth, teaching, and service and who possesses a deep sense of calling to advance the integration of faith and learning through the ministry of Christian higher education.


Howard Payne University (HPU) is a Christian, coeducational university of liberal arts and professional studies affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Founded in 1889 for the purpose of preparing students for Christian ministry, Howard Payne University remains dedicated to honoring Christ and serving His Church by providing an educational experience that integrates faith, learning and living.

Today, the university offers baccalaureate and master’s degrees in 50 disciplines. Approximately 223 full-time employees serve the university. More than 1,100 students are taught by 88 full-time and 50 part-time faculty in the university’s seven schools and two off-campus teaching centers. The university is located in Brownwood, Texas, (approximate population 20,000) situated near the geographic center of the state.

As the Chief Executive Officer of the university and executive agent of the Board, the President will formulate plans and programs for and direct administration of the Howard Payne University, within authority delegated by the governing Board of Trustees (Board) by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

The new president will be a Christian and a Baptist, actively involved in a church compatible with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and possess an ability to lead faculty and staff to accomplish the mission and vision of the university. It is preferred that candidates will have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

YOUTH PASTOR. First Baptist Church, Enid, Oklahoma, a Bible teaching church of 350 worshippers, is prayerfully seeking a full-time youth pastor for grades six through twelve to join us in loving God, serving others, and making disciple makers. Please email your resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to ypsearch@fbc-enid.com.

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF WORSHIP/MUSIC. First Baptist Church, Levelland, Texas, is seeking an associate pastor of worship and music. We are looking for an individual who is called, gifted, trained, and has a heart to lead the congregation in worship. For a job description and/or to submit a resume please contact sammy@fbclevelland.com. You can also visit www.fbclevelland.com for more information about our church and congregation.

WORSHIP PASTOR. Northside Baptist Church, Victoria, Texas, a church with a rich music history, averaging 625 in worship, is seeking a dynamic worship pastor. Northside is committed to a blended worship style, incorporating age-graded choirs, praise teams, and a praise band. Send resumes to dtomasek@nbcvictoria.org or 4100 N. Laurent, Victoria, TX 77901.