One Sacred Effort – Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

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The Bible tells us in Deuteronomy 16:17, “Everyone must appear with a gift suited to his means, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you”. As followers of Christ, we are called to give of the blessings we have received to bless others. Please also know as you give you are helping send and support our missionaries … Read More

Mark CoxOne Sacred Effort – Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

Food For Families

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Food For Families is an annual project for the Boy Scouts of America, H.E.B. Grocery Company (HEB), Texas Army National Guard, and KWTX TV. Together with food pantries all across Central Texas, this one-day food drive collects non-perishable food and stocks the shelves of area food banks and pantries beyond the holiday season. On the Friday before Thanksgiving, volunteers from … Read More

Mark CoxFood For Families

Mary Hill Davis Offering – Goal Achieved

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Thank you First Baptist Belton family for your generous gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Texas Missions Offering. You gave $31,234.71 helping us surpass our church goal of $30,000. This is also the largest amount given to this offering in recent years. Your giving helps ensure that mission efforts throughout Texas continue to share the good news in our great state.  

Mark CoxMary Hill Davis Offering – Goal Achieved

South Asia Update #2

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“Praise the Lord, all you nations extol Him, all you peoples. For great is His love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord.”  Psalm 117 God has truly blessed our journey as we seek to make His name known among the Segidi. Our team has had great opportunities to pray onsite for the Segidi. … Read More

Mark CoxSouth Asia Update #2

South Asia Update

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Thank you First Baptist Belton family for lifting us up in prayer. God is at work here in South Asia! Our first days here were spent in training with other churches from the United States that also adopted unreached unengaged people groups. What a wonderful blessing to be praying and developing plans with like-minded churches to reach the UUPGs of … Read More

Mark CoxSouth Asia Update

Moldova Update #3

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Hello prayer warriors, Thank you, thank you, thank you!  God is good – all the time! The floor tile will be installed this afternoon in cabin four.  We have the lumber cut for cabin five to be framed early Thursday morning, and will have the sheet metal on the roof, door installed, building insulated, and floor prepped today. We plan to … Read More

Mark CoxMoldova Update #3

Moldova Update #2

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September 6 As of noon (Saturday) we have framed three cabins.  One is ready for the tin roof, insulation and tile flooring. We are on our way back to the capital for Sunday church.  Our Moldovan brothers and sisters are AWESOME indeed! In His Service,Franklin, Mark, David , Fran, and Bea  

Mark CoxMoldova Update #2

Moldova Update

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First Day’s Progress Four slabs were ready when we arrived at 5 pm on Thursday. We already started cutting studs and getting them ready for framing. We had the first framed wall up before breakfast. The picture below shows our lunch break progress. Everyone is very excited about the nail gun we brought. It will be a great help to us. … Read More

Mark CoxMoldova Update

Texas Missions Emphasis

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Mary Hill Davis State Offering The First Baptist Belton family has the privilege of making a difference in our great state of Texas. September 14-21 will be our annual prayer emphasis for Texas Missions. Prayer guides will be available on September 14 with your bulletin and in the church foyer. The theme of this year’s emphasis is Love Strong. We … Read More

Mark CoxTexas Missions Emphasis

ANNIE ARMSTRONG UPDATE

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Thank you to all of you who gave to the Annie Armstrong Offering for North American Missions. Our combined church giving to this offering totaled $46,512.62. This means that we exceeded our base goal of $40,000 and our challenge goal of $45,000. This offering also represents the largest offering the First Baptist Belton family has ever given to Annie Armstrong. … Read More

Mark CoxANNIE ARMSTRONG UPDATE