MBA of Texas
2023 Messenger Meeting

November 14-15, 2023

From our Host: The Mission Valley Missionary Baptist Association:

To the elect messengers of the churches of the Missionary Baptist Association of Texas,

The churches of the Mission Valley Missionary Baptist Association express their deepest gratitude for having been elected to host the 2023 MBA of Texas state messenger meeting in San Antonio, TX on November 14 & 15, 2023! It is a distinct and tremendous privilege to provide the necessary accommodations for the messengers. The state meeting serves as a blessed opportunity for brethren in Christ Jesus to get together in love, fellowship, and the ministry of the gospel.

The 2023 state meeting will be held at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa, located at 7610 S New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78235. The facility provides a beautiful and spacious setting for all messengers and guests. As indicated in the name, the hotel has an available spa for those interested, as well as an onsite restaurant near the meeting space.

The hotel has agreed with the Mission Valley MBA to create a block of (70) rooms for the messengers at $139.00 per night, for which the room rate may be extended up to (3) days before and after the Tuesday and Wednesday meetings for those desiring to enjoy their San Antonio stay longer. The hotel is conveniently located only minutes from downtown San Antonio and a host of surrounding restaurants, retail stores, and fun activities. Messengers and attendees are humbly requested to first consider scheduling their stay with Embassy Suites in order to fulfill the required room block number. Rooms may be booked in advance, starting in December 2022, online or by calling (210) 534-1000 (please inform the hotel that you are with the 2023 MBA of Texas state meeting).

There are (30) tables available for missionaries and exhibitors, and requests for space are to be communicated to Bro. Victor Rice at (210) 428-0684 or emailing All questions and inquiries may be directed to Bro. Daniel Barrera at (210) 919-7071 or by email at Daniel/, or to Bro. Rice at the contact information listed above. Churches providing a Texas exemption verification letter (Form 12-302) and paying with church funds for attendees' hotel accommodations (check, debit, or credit card in the church's name) will be exempt from 6% of the hotel occupancy tax.

The churches of the Mission Valley MBA invite all to attend church services at any of the churches in the San Antonio area the Sundays before and after the meeting:
Brazos Street Baptist Church (Lockhart)
Faith Missionary Baptist Church (San Antonio)
Landmark Baptist Church (Floresville)
Missionary Baptist Church of San Antonio (San Antonio)
New Life Baptist Church (Live Oak)
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (San Antonio)

We pray our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ would bestow grace, mercy, and peace upon all the messengers of the 2023 state meeting and the kingdom business to be accomplished. May all things be done decently and in order to the honor and glory of the King of kings and Lord of lords!
In Christ our Savior,
The churches of the Mission Valley MBA


Meets November 14, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.


Meets November 14, 2023 from 9:00 A.M. to Noon.


Hosted by Faith M.B.C. of Round Rock 1:30 P.M.


Begins November 14, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

Officers for 2023

Annual Sermon: Michael Torres
Alternate: Levi Cohorst
Wednesday night sermon: Daniel Mendoza
Alternate: Victor Rice
Moderator: Tommy Estes
Asst. Moderator: Justin Gatlin
Recording Clerk: Paul Clark
Recording Clerk: Matt Gholson
Secretary - Treasurer: Danny Mendoza
Asst. Secretary - Treasurer: Justin Gatlin


TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 14, 2023 7:00 To Adjournment:
Singing, Devotional, Welcome
Open for Business
Moderator’s Address
Adoption of Agenda
Appointment of Committees
Special Music and Annual Sermon

Singing and Devotional
Selection of Meeting Place for year after next
Selection of Annual Speakers for next year
State Missions Report:
A. Auditor’s Report
B. Secretary-Treasurer’s Report
C. Select Salaried Missionaries and Set Salaries
D. Miscellaneous Mission Items

The Reports are not read but may be spoken to.

History and Archives Report

Texas Mission Development Report
Texas Mission Builder’s Report
Miscellaneous Reports and Business

WEDNESDAY EVENING 7:00 until adjournment
Texas Baptist Institute and Seminary Report
Mexican Baptist Institute Report
Heritage Baptist Institute Report
Central Baptist Institute Report
Miscellaneous Reports and Business
Election of Officers
Recognition of Officers for Next Meeting


To be hosted by: Longview Missionary Baptist Church, Longview, TX


To be hosted by: New Liberty MBC, Garland, TX