As stated in our vision and mission, we understand the calling of every local church to be concerned with the making and maturing of disciples. We seek to intentionally make disciples by reaching our:
- Through Gospel Communities we seek to engage our neighbors and co-workers in everyday life.
- Through church partnership we labor with Valor Church to reach the men and women of Whiteman AFB
- Through ministry partnership we labor with the Navigators and the BSU to reach the students of UCM
- Through community collaboration we serve the City of Warrensburg, the Parks & Recreation Department, and Warrensburg Main Street to bless our city through both annual events like BurgFest and semi-annual church-wide Serve Sundays
Region & Nation
- Through financial support of North American church planters
- Through partnerships and support of churches from the East Coast to the Rocky Mountains, including annual mission trips
- Through partnerships and mission trips with churches and ministries in:
FBC partners with Tabitha Ministry in Guatemala. Tabitha works predominantly with children and women living in the city dump of Guatemala in the most deplorable of conditions. The ministry providing quality Christian education to around 150 children along with food, clothing, and resources for medical needs. Moreover, Tabitha empowers and trains women to learn trades and skills providing meaningful, gainful employment. FBC partners with Tabitha through provision of resources and through strategic FBC mission trip teams working with Tabitha ministries in evangelistic VBS activities, leadership development of the teaching staff, and assistance with development of a second new location.
Additionally, FBC partners with local Guatemalan churches in church planting efforts through partnership with other Missouri Southern Baptist churches in sending short term mission teams. These teams provide medical care along with free medications, vision screenings and free reading glasses, children’s VBS activities, school visits, home visits and food distribution to families in need. These trips have assisted Guatemalan Baptist churches plant and grow new churches through the intentionality of locations and evangelistic nature of the trips.
FBC has a strong relationship with International Mission Board missionaries, Josh and Kristen Hepner, in Kragujevac, Serbia. Josh directs World Net KG, which is multifaceted outreach ministry focused on sharing the gospel in Kragujevac and the surrounding area. He also coaches football and CrossFit, and serves as an elder in the local church. The Hepners are currently focused on reaching five cities in central Serbia: Kragujevac, Kraljevo, Kruševac, Čačak, and Uzice. Closely related to this work in Kragujevac, James and Katie Scivally live/serve in Belgrade, where James directs World Net, a very similar mission in Belgrade, a city of about 1.3 million people.
Teams from FBC have gone in the past to provide English training, baseball and football camps, themed outreach parties, missionary support and encouragement, bible distribution, construction, and more. Contact Chris Coombs at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to get involved.
FBC is home to the Albanian American Network, a non-profit organization aimed at helping advance the Kingdom of God in Albania and the region though the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Principally, the AAN accomplishes its vision by mobilizing resources for the empowerment of the Albanian Church. This includes recruiting like-minded Christians and churches across the U.S. and focuses on supporting discipleship-based efforts in Albanian churches.
With the support of FBC, the AAN sends ministry teams throughout the year to Albania to help serve in children/student camps, evangelism and outreach to university students and local communities, pastoral training, and training for Christians in the public square. Contact Patrick Edwards at email@example.com for more information on how to get involved.
Contact any of our elders or the church office for more information on how to get involved in these efforts!