SBTC Missions Team

To begin the process of connecting with the SBTC as a church planter, please register on this site by clicking the "Account Registration" link on the menu above.

Once you register and log in, please click on "My Application" to complete your SBTC Church Plant Support Application. Once complete, be sure to submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. A member of the SBTC Church Planting Team will promptly review your application.

If you have any questions, please contact Doug Hixson ( or Carmela Mechling ( You may also reach us by phone by calling
(817) 552-2500.

We look forward to connecting with you.

Doug Hixson 
SBTC Missions Director

SBTC Support Application Process

  • Application
  • Assessment
    • Personal Information Form
    • Online Church Planter Inventory (Planter and Spouse)
    • Assessment Retreat
    • Background Check
  • Training
  • Submit Prospectus and Budget

You will need an SBTC affiliated church to serve as your primary sponsoring church 

  • Affiliate with SBTC
  • Attend SBTC resource meeting with sponsor church