• Morning Worship
    Begins at 9:30 a.m.
    Every member maturing spiritually from membership to ministry.
    Building a Ministry through the Power, Principles, and Promises of God's Word
  • Put Your Faith
    Into Action
    Put your faith into action today and let your actions be fueled by your faith.

  • total surrender
    to God
    The first step in overcoming any kind of situation that holds me in bondage in my thoughts,
    mind, body and spirit is to surrender it to God


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Sunday at 9:30 am

About The Church

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Building a Ministry through the Power, Principles, and Promises of God’s Word; to Reach the Sinner, Teach the Saint, and Strengthen the Family.

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Church Mission

In keeping with the mandate of the Great Commission and practice of the first church, Great Commission Baptist Church sets forth as its mission to: exalt the Savior, edifty the saints, evangelize sinners, enhance the family, and endowmissions. Matthew 28:19, 20; Acts 2:37-47

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Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, [even] unto the end of the world. Amen. Matthew 28:19-20

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Meet Our Pastor

Dr. Douglas E. Brown, Pastor/Teacher is the modest, yet powerfully anointed, Pastor of the Great Commission Baptist Church where he began his pastorate journey, January 1993.  He began his preaching ministry at the Greater Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, April of 1990 under his father in the ministry, Rev. E.L. Bowman.   ​As Pastor, God has blessed Dr. Brown to be a blessing to the Great Commission Baptist Church where the church has experienced tremendous growth – from 53 members in 1993 to presently more than 5000. He humbly admits that while one plants, and another waters, only God, with His totally AWESOME self, can give the increase! Dr. Brown strongly believes in the church’s vision statement: “Building a ministry through the Power, Principles and Promises of God’s Word; to Reach the Sinner, Teach the Saint and Strengthen the Family.” (Ephesians 5:22-6:4 and Matthew 28:19-20). Dr. Brown has attended Tyndale Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary to better equip himself to teach and preach our Lord’s uncompromising gospel. Along with his diligent work within the walls of the church, he is also a servant in the community and within the city. He is formerly a Deputy Sheriff for the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department where he worked for more than 11 years as well as served as Reserve Deputy Constable. Pastor Brown is also a proud United States Army Veteran. Sunday, August 29, 2010, Pastor Brown received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Saint Thomas Christian College. Dr. Brown has received many accolades of accomplishments for the work he continues to do throughout the City of Fort Worth. He has been recognized by the Southwest Fort Worth Chapter of the National Women of Achievement as a Trail Blazer for Outstanding Dedication and Service, recognized by the Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as a “Man of Vision Daring to Venture” and by his proud Alma Mata, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School as a Distinguished Graduate.    Dr. Brown is an honored member of the Congressional Youth Leadership Council and an Advisory Member of the Black Church Studies for the Brite Divinity School. He has also had the honor of preaching the Dallas Cowboys chapel service as well as delivering the invocation for the Texas State Senate.     Dr. Brown is the son of the late Rev. Ulysses Brown, Sr. and Mrs. Elizabeth Brown. He has been blessed in marriage to LaKedra L. Brown and is the father of three children Phairen Renee’ Yaites (Courtney), Kaitlyn Elizabeth (“Katie-Liz”), and Tre’Jon Devon (Tre) and a granddaughter, Nyla and a grandson, Cobi. 

Meet The First Lady

First Lady LaKedra Brown is well known for her infectious smile that can light up any room. Her true love for God’s people is what has sparked her desire to pursue her Doctoral degree in Family Studies. Lady LaKedra is the First Lady of Great Commission Baptist Church of Fort Worth, Texas where she serves diligently in ministry supporting her husband, Dr. Douglas E Brown, Pastor/Teacher and his God given vision. First Lady LaKedra Brown was born bright and early Christmas morning and raised by her parents in the beautiful, sunny Los Angeles, California. She was introduced to Christ at a very young age and has been on fire for the Lord ever since. Once moving to the great State of Texas, she graduated from James Bowie High School and immediately enlisted in the United States Navy where she served 8 years. After completing her military career she continued her educational endeavors leading up to her pursuing her doctoral degree and obtaining her national certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She is also a proud member of the dynamic Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She is thankful for all of her gifts and talents she has been blessed with. God has blessed Lady LaKedra to serve in numerous capacities at GCBC, as the Fine Arts Director, the chair of the Special Events Planning Committee, member of the Financial Committee, as well as allowed her to provide leadership, direction, and support to many other areas. First Lady LaKedra has a true passion and love for Empowering, Encouraging, and Enriching the lives of others, especially women. She is the founder of Epi pha ny, a counseling and life coaching platform designed to promote a lifestyle change. With Epi pha ny providing the foundation, Lady LaKedra set the stage of her platform with “A Talk With Lady LaKedra”, her annual event intended to inspire, ignite and influence the lives of women. Lady LaKedra resides in North Texas with her husband Dr. Douglas E Brown and their children. She has 3 children and 2 grandchildren that she absolutely loves and adores. First Lady LaKedra Brown is a firm believer that every child of God should “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16).