Update #3 From Lebanon

The Lord has been so good to us the past few days. Mark and I have had the wonderful opportunity to meet with key church leaders to learn more about the work of the Church here in Lebanon and how we can join them in their work. There are many great ministry opportunities for us to partner with that we … Read More

Update #2 From Lebanon

Thank you First Baptist Belton family for praying for us. Matt and I have been amazed at how God is mightily at work in the Middle East in spite of the incredible violence and hardship this region is experiencing. This was made very real when we met a Christian couple from Mosul, Iraq that worshiped with us on Sunday morning. … Read More

South Asia Update #2

“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 Sega. Our team has had great opportunities to pray onsite for the Sega. … Read More

Moldova Update

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

Sunday Scammers Update

Last Sunday many of us observed around our church a family of four with signs asking for assistance.  Some of us gave them money and others spoke with them and invited them in.  We were able to get them to come in and they joined us in the worship center for the sermon portion of the 11 am service.  After … Read More

Facilities Update

What story do our facilities tell? Does that story match the culture that we are creating here at First Baptist? There are many ways to address and discuss that question, and I am excited to know that our elders and spiritual vision team are looking at this as part of the new spiritual vision for First Baptist Belton. However, there … Read More

Healing Tree and an Annual Update

The Body of Christ Community Clinic, in partnership with First Baptist Belton and 13 other churches in the Belton and Salado Independent School Districts, has experienced continued service and growth since its opening in June of 2010. The community clinic was started with the mission of bringing together community volunteers to carry out the compassionate healing ministry of Christ. The … Read More

Update from Moldova

Here is an update from our team traveling home from Moldova, currently ministering in Prague.   Prayer Warriors, As you all know, we left Moldova on Monday to travel to Prague. Pastor Andy remains there to finish his valuable work teaching the students. We miss him! We were met at the airport by Tom And Bonnie Hearon. We have spent … Read More

Update from Moldova

Thursday night, Oct.4 Prayer Warriors, Your prayers for our team are working! We were asking for “divine appointments” for our Elderly ministry teams. Well yesterday morning Judy and her interpreter had such a visit. Her name is Nina and she is about 70 years old. When they arrived at her apartment, she was very angry, crying, bitter and spent the … Read More