Prior to 1997, the Annuity Board of the Southern Baptist Convention had four monthly valued, commingled pools.
In 1997, the Annuity Board increased the four funds to 13 daily valued, commingled pools, introducing four Blended Funds and nine Select Funds. AB Funds Trust was launched on August 27, 2001, as a family of Christian-screened, registered mutual funds sponsored by the Annuity Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.
July 2, 2003, four institutional class Blended Funds were added to the fund lineup.
November 8, 2004, the share class names were changed (e.g., GS4).
September 13, 2005, AB Funds Trust became GuideStone Funds and ticker symbols were introduced.
December 29, 2006, Five Date Target Funds were added to the fund lineup.
December 29, 2006, Global Bond Fund and Real Estate Securities Fund were added to the fund lineup.
June 29, 2009, Inflation Protected Bond Fund was added.
July 16, 2013, Real Assets Fund, Flexible Income Fund and Global Natural Resources Equity Fund were added.
May 1, 2014, GuideStone Funds expanded to make award-winning mutual funds available to even more values-driven investors. Share class names were updated: the “GS4” share class became the “Investor” share class, and the “GS2” share class became the “Institutional” share class.