Elder Guidelines

Last summer when we voted as a church to select our first elders, we promised that the elders would develop guidelines for their work and service.  We promised that those guidelines would be presented to the church for your endorsement. Those proposed guidelines will be presented on Sunday night at business conference beginning at 5:50 pm.  Please click here to … Read More

Elders First Meeting

Your newly elected Elders had their first meeting on July 30. The highlight of the meeting was the time we spent in prayer, asking God’s guidance for us and His blessing upon First Baptist Belton. We began discussing our responsibilities as elders and will begin the work of writing our guiding procedures to bring to the church at a future … Read More

Elder Nominees

On Sunday morning, May 26, on behalf of the Leadership Transition Team, the pastor announced the names of the nominees for our first Elder Body. Jerry Bawcom Wallace Davis Kent Elliott Randy Hughes Bobby Johnson Mike Miller For each of the next three Sundays, the church will have the opportunity to hear a greeting from two of the men. Their … Read More

Biblical Leadership Through Elders

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERFUL CONSIDERATION, NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED   On October 28, 2012 the church body approved the initiation of Biblical leadership by an elder body.  The elder body will include the senior pastor and six elders approved by the church body.  The first group of seven will be selected by the current Leadership Transition Team (LTT) to … Read More

Message from your Leadership Transition Team

The Leadership Transition Team (LTT) has been working for a year and a half. Our pastor has preached on the subject twice. The deacons have had two presentations and at the last presentation, endorsed the recommendation overwhelmingly. Links are found below for the leadership document, the constitution, the bylaws, and the committee structure document. They are presented for your prayerful … Read More