David Hardage—a veteran Texas Baptist pastor, associational leader and seminary development officer—will be nominated as the next executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
Ron Lyles of Pasadena, chair of the executive director search committee, notified the BGCT executive board Dec. 14 the committee is recommending Hardage to succeed Randel Everett, who became pastor of First Baptist Church in Midland Jan. 16.
The Executive Board will vote on the committee’s recommendation at a called meeting Jan. 12.
Hardage serves as director of development for Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.
Previously, he was director of Waco Regional Baptist Association.
He served 13 years as pastor of First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.
Hardage is a graduate of Baylor University and earned master of divinity and doctor of ministry degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.