Houston Baptist Church

Celebrating 168 Years of God's Faithfulness

On August 18, 1853, a group of Swedish immigrants gathered to worship for the first time in Houston, MN, having left their homeland to seek religious freedom and the ability to worship God according to the dictates of their own conscience. In our 168 year history, our priorities have not changed. We are a Bible-centered, Christ-exalting, and missions-oriented congregation that meets regularly for worship, study, and fellowship. We invite you to join us.

Much of our energy as a church is given to the ministry of prayer. If you have a need in your life, go to the menu at the top of the page and complete the simple prayer request form. Or you may call us at 507-896-3430, option 3 to access our "Prayerline."

As you explore our website, we hope that you will have your questions answered and your faith will be strengthened.

May God richly bless you!

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Faith Builder Verse of the Week

Romans 15:1-2 (ESV)

We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.


Bible Reading for the Week

Monday, January 24 ~ Psalm 13-14 ~ Matthew 16

Tuesday, January 25 ~ Psalm 15-16 ~ Matthew 17

Wednesday, January 26 ~ Psalm 17 ~ Matthew 18

Thursday, January 27 ~ Psalm 18-19 ~ Matthew 19

Friday, January 28 ~ Psalm 20-21 ~ Matthew 20