MBA of Texas Officers
Danny MendozaSecretary/Treasurer of Missions
Danny Mendoza is in charge of promoting and managing the business of the MBA of Texas. He may be reached at:
PO Box 2318, Dayton, TX 77535
phone 281-948-5915 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MORE Church Planters Needed in TEXAS!
I am so thankful for the wonderful support given by Texas churches for the support of our Texas works! However, I am praying that MORE churches get burdened, along with me, that MORE Church Plants are desperately needed for this great state! I am praying that the people that God has set aside to meet this need, answer His call!
As your MBA Sec/Treas of Missions in this state, one of my goals is to help identify and support churches and individuals who are led to start new works in Texas. I am thankful at the half-way point in my first year of service, that one church has already reached out to me to express their interest in planting a new work! God is so good to hear us.
Won't you please join me in prayer that God will burden more hearts of this great need for the souls of our state? I pray that YOU will answer His call and your church will embrace the personal charge of the Great Commission!
Please share this burden with those on your Facebook friends list.
I am busy traveling across Texas and getting to as many churches as possible. Please message me and set up a time I can come and encourage your church for personal involvement in missions!
Justin GatlinAssistant Sec/ Treasure of Missions
Is the Assistant Secretary/Treasurer of Missions. He is also the Assistant Moderater for the 2022 messenger meeting.
Tommy Estes will be the Moderator of the Messenger Meeting of the MBA of Texas when it convenes in Mt. Pleasant, Texas in 2022. The meeting will be hosted by Nevills Chapel MBC.
Paul Clark is one of two clerks of the MBA of Texas. His responsibilities include editing and publishing the annual Yearbook which contains the minutes of the messenger meeting. He also maintains this website and updates its content. email@example.com
Matt Gholson is one of two clerks of the MBA of Texas. His responsibilites include writing down the details of the messenger meeting and all the buisness conducted at the meeting. He also proof reads the Yearbook.
MBA of Texas Women's Auxiliary
Sheila FaskePresident of The Texas State Women's Auxiliary
The Texas State Women's Auxiliary actively works alongside the women of the local church auxiliaries to support missions, promote the ministry of the local churches, and to build fellowship among the women of the association.
Tammy DavisTreasurer of the Texas State Women's Auxiliary
Tammy Davis is the treasurer of the Texas State Women's Auxiliary and is responsible for the recieving and dispursing of the offerings which are received as directed by the messengers at the annual meeting.
Missionaries Supported 2022-2023
Larry WatsonPastor, Landmark MBC, Rockdale TX
Landmark MBC, PO Box 581, Rockdale, TX 76567 512-760-6067
August 2023 Report:
August 2023 Rockdale News Average 14 in Sunday Morning, and 7 in Wednesday Evening Services. August Offerings $2317; August Missions $484; Landmarkbaptistrockdale@gmail.com
August went by quickly. We had all of our normal services, but due to travel and illness our attendance was down some. August brought many challenges to some families in church. We had many that fell ill this month, some with covid, others with unspecified illness. Praise the Lord they’re all recovering, and it didn’t spread through the church! We also had some families experience the loss of multiple loved ones, and their job. It’s been difficult for them. Our church members have stepped in in various ways to help, and I am so blessed to know that they are truly living out their faith. Our regular visitors have continued to come, and they are eager to ask questions. The wife has begun attending our afternoon and night services. It’s a blessing to have her join us and to see her desire to learn and grow! In other news we are looking forward to the annual meeting in November, we have our travel plans scheduled already, and hope to see some of you there. Please remember us in your prayers! Specifically for comfort for those grieving, for my work situation, for more visitors to come out and join us for services, and lastly but most important for the opportunity to give the Gospel to more people in our community!
David Smith Texas Intercultural Ministries
David P Smith Texas Intercultural Ministries (TIM)
Dallas -Fort Worth Multi-Cultural Ministry Sponsoring Church: Quaker Ave. MBC 4405 - 51st Street Lubbock, TX 79414 817-726-8781
David was born in Canada and came to the USA as a teenager. He surrendered his life to Christ and began preaching the gospel at the age of 16. He has attended Arlington Baptist College, Done online courses from Liberty University and has a masters in theology from Texas Baptist Institute in Henderson, Texas. He has pastored a total of six churches in Texas, Florida and Canada.
August 2023 Report:
Introducing Chris Willis: Chris is a new member at Lifeline. Just a few months ago he had a heart attack and a quintuple by-pass. He was almost a goner. Yet, God spared his life marvelously. Chris turned his life over to the Lord and his family followed him. He is our drummer and organizes a lot of our music. He is a blessing to all of us at Lifeline. By the way, he made the white pulpit for our new church house. What a blessing!
10 First Timers in August: We are so thankful for God bringing new folks to our church. We are quickly running out of room and had to make a lot of adjustments for our seating arrangements. But we are getting everyone seated and still more room. We can seat about 60 in our assembly area.
New Building Addition is Needed Already: We are planning a 40X60 addition for some time next Spring or Summer. We are already on the project lists of Macedonian Missionary Builders and the Texas Mission Builders. We are anticipating continued future growth in attendance and are working towards it steadily. We are excited about what God is doing in people’s lives. And we are planning ahead as we speak.
Children’s Church classes are growing: We are so thankful for the precious little children that are coming our way. Without the little children there is no life. Alice’s Ladies Group: Alice had about 12 ladies in her auxiliary group last Saturday. She was very happy to have them all. Jase Fuller is Back to School at TBI: Jase did a great job for us during the summer and is still coming on the weekends to continue helping our outreach ministry, youth and music ministry as well. Please pray for his safety as he travels all the way from Henderson to Arlington
You can reach us at: 817-726-8781 We invite you to come and visit our church: 1951 N Main St., Mansfield, TX.
www.lifelinechurchmansfield.org. God Bless you all, David Smith
Worship Avg: 3; Wed nite small group: 10; Gen Offerings: $6196; Missions: $250;
Lifeline paid pastor: $450; Bangladesh Missions: $2351
Victor Rice Pastor, Shiloh MBC San Antonio, TX
Shiloh MBC 6025 Tezel Rd. Suite 104 San Antonio, TX 78223
210-428-0684 Sponsoring Churches: MBC San Antonio, TX Northside BC, Snyder, TX
August 2023 Report:
Work: The month of August started strong, as we finish at camp at Bonita camp in New Mexico a young teenager (Allona)came forward to be baptized as she called upon the Lord last March. Her and her mother have been visiting for about 2 years. The day that we were going to baptized Allona after the morning message David from Haven of hope that had been visiting for a month came forward after coming to understand that that Salvation leads to Eternal life with assurance to be with the Lord and requested baptism. On the last Sunday evening Jacob who has been visiting for 3 weeks accepted the Lord as Savior and requested Baptism. We are very thankful for the Lords increase for our humble group at Shiloh MBC. On the 3rd Saturday we took the church van outing to the coast. We took six, three where from Haven of Hope of which two are members. One that came had been visiting for 9 months with a Catholic background, while at the coast was able to share the gospel as one of our members been sharing also, Randy came to realized that now was the time to accept Christ and requested as we were at the Coast (Here is water what hinders me from Being Baptized, Act 8:36), Using our group chat at Shiloh, Recorded Randy request and testimony and the church made a motion to receive Randy’s request for baptism after hearing his testimony and grant full rights as a member so we baptized in the ocean, this was a first for Shiloh.
Church Camp: We are attending the Southwest Bonita camp in New Mexico put on by our sponsoring church Northside BC in Snyder Texas. At the close of Camp my son Brother Joseph after hearing great messages from Johnaton Smith made a challenge to the Lord both himself and a young lady that we brought to camp Allona sad she was going to commit being she had accepted the Lord last year now when getting back home well get baptized and serve the Lord.
Building Fund: The building fund has been a true blessing for us this year as we were blessed by the TMD funds of over $34,000.00 and what we raised along with many churches contributing to the fund we are over $65,058.60, which is another praise of thankfulness to our Lord for a giving heart.
Prayer Requests: 1. For our second van as the AC is out and has heavy smoke, and praise we just finished repairing the AC and cooling system on Van #1
2. Prayers as we disciple many new converts to be strongly grounded as they step up to replace those that have moved away.
3. Prayers for the Haven of Hope van ministry, and any that are seeking Jesus Christ that will make their church home at Shiloh.
Stats: Salvations 4; Joined by Lettered 0; Baptism 3; Church Offerings $2600.43; Paid out to Missions $300.00 Attendance Sunday Morning Bible Studies 20; Sunday Morning Worship 24; Sunday Evening 18; Wednesday Evening 15 With a thankful heart Brother Victor Rice
Contact Information: Pastor: Bro. Victor Rice 6025 Tezel Rd Suite 104 San Antonio, Texas 78250
NOTE: We have a new email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Glen McCarver Missionary in El Paso, TX
7008 Faxon Dr, El Paso, Texas 79924
Sponsored by: Northside Baptist Church Snyder, TX 915-301-3712
August 2023 Report:
Preparing to take 3 adults, 3 teenagers and one baby to camp last month was nerve-wracking to say the least. There was room for all 7 of us in our vehicle, but the question was how would we fit all of the luggage, pillows, and various other items into the vehicle as well. At the last minute, my son-in-law was able to come and solved the issue (mostly) of space. I had mentioned in my report to our local association that we were in need of a vehicle for not only being able to transport people to camp, but also to use to minister both in El Paso and Juarez. They graciously gave us an offering of $390 towards what my pastor referred to as the "Juarez Jalopy Fund." We are praying that we are able to find a church vehicle for under $10,000 that will meet our current and future needs. We would appreciate any offering towards this need in our ministry. You may mail any offerings to either: Northside Baptist Church PO Box 361 Snyder, TX 79550 or Borderland Baptist c/o 7008 Faxon Drive El Paso, TX 79924.
We were blessed to see 2 saved and one reassurance of salvation in my class at camp this year. Of the campers that we brought this year, we weren't sure if one knew Christ as her Savior or not. We spent the first day or two to begin to develop a relationship with her. On Thursday, Amy was able to have a more in-depth conversation with Jewelyssa about salvation. She told Amy that she was trying to be saved, but Amy was able to reassure her that she could be sure. When Amy asked Jewelyssa if she wanted to be saved, she replied that yes, she did, but wanted her sister be around when she accepted Christ. That night after our campfire devotional, Raul again talked with her, and even though her sister was nearby, she said that she wasn't ready to accept Christ. I am asking you to pray specifically for further opportunities for her to know Christ as her Savior, and that she will answer the call for salvation!
In English, La Señora would be translated as the lady (or Mrs.). After services in Juarez, we usually get something to eat after the services (we are, after all in Mexico). One of the places that we go to is to what we refer to as La Señora's. She has an enclosed wooden structure with a food cart where she serves the best quesadillas that you will ever eat. Recently, we stopped by there and noticed that the building and food cart was damaged, but it was still open. When we sat down, the owner's husband told us that a drunken driver had run into the building. He then said that the world is full of bad people. Sis. Piña used this opportunity to witness to both of them. They listened very intently, and before we left asked if we could pray for them before leaving. Please pray that God will work in their hearts so that they may also come to know the joy of His salvation!
Sunday morning- 8; Midweek- 6; Missions- $100
In His Service, Glenn McCarver
Aaron Bryan Fellowship BC in Conroe, TX
Fellowship BC 1304 Wilson Rd., Conroe, TX 77301 281-797-5778
Sponsoring Church: Alvin MBC, Alvin, TX
August 2023 Report:
Dear Churches Of, The Texas Association, Greetings everyone from the great city of Conroe, Texas. We here at Fellowship Baptist Church are excited for the areas God has been leading this past month of August. We have both gained new people, passions, and priorities towards the furtherance of the work God has called us to here in our community.
As a follow up of our Vacation Bible School, we invited back those who attended and our area community to our “Back to School Bash” here at Fellowship. We had many from the community come and celebrate the starting back to school with waterslides, games, hotdogs and homemade cupcakes for young and old alike. It was a great time to make connections with those locally.
We had one of our air conditioning units go out on us in the middle of our heatwave which put extra work on the rest of units. We received a good price on replacement for the unit after receiving several bids in our area and by getting recommendations from our sister churches. God’s people here are so very thankful now to have a comfortable place again to worship.
We have started doing a rotation of teachers for our growing youth classes on Sundays and Wednesday nights. God has blest us with several ladies stepping up to take on these classes as we have seen a steady increase of young children in our church. We are using material that coincides with the Children’s Bible App which is a year’s worth of lessons that moves through the entire Bible of all the major stories it shares. It is a great resource. Thank you, ladies of Fellowship.
One of our men has stepped up to take on the role of Maintenance Director here at Fellowship. We are so glad to have him on board as we foresee many projects around the church that need major improvements. He and I work hand in hand to get issues planned out and corrected as they come up, but also are planned to get an itemized list of future projects that our not in our ability to handle.
We are excited about a large group of three families who have started attending this month. They all have been searching for God’s leadership to lead them to a place of worship that preaches truth and is uncompromising of foundational doctrines. They have all ages within their families, and it would be exciting to have them join and be a part of our work here at Fellowship.
We have seen some major contributions here at Fellowship that are very encouraging. One was a very generous donation to our purchasing of our new air conditioning unit. We also received a generous donation towards the purchase of church t-shirts that have our logo, address, and website on them. We will be able to wear them at our events as a way to promote our church. What a blessing to have such big hearts that give above regular tithing to our church.
This report marks the first six months of being on the field here in Conroe at Fellowship. We are so happy with how much we have been able to accomplish in such a short amount of time. New faces, faiths, and friends come to the top of the list of our joys.
In God’s Everlasting Love, Aaron Bryan-Pastor.
Greg Devine Missionary in Rosharon, TX
Rosharon Church Plant, Greg Devine 903-491-1852
Bro. Greg and his wife Amy have six children. They are sent out by Unity MBC of Richwood, TX. Their goal is to plant churches along the Hwy 288 corridor in Rosharon, TX.
August 2023 Report:
I love my sending church. It has been almost 2 years since serious conversations began about moving my family to the Highway 288 corridor, and I can’t say enough about how instrumental Unity Missionary Baptist Church has been in everything that God has done in that time. Everything that I have reported about Coastal Way Baptist Church, the Pregnancy Help Center, salvations, addiction recovery, baptisms, my family, financial provision, answered prayers and associational connections; it begins with the support of Unity MBC. August was a great month with Unity for me personally, my family, and Coastal Way Baptist Church.
· Coastal Way partnered with Unity during the first week of the month for Vacation Bible School. Members of both churches did a great work of teaching and modeling the love of Christ for all of the children who were in attendance. The associational bond between these two churches grew stronger this week, and we look forward to future church plants taking part in this associational fellowship as well.
· Our family traveled to Clarksville Texas this month to join with family in saying goodbye to Amy’s grandfather. How sad it is to experience the pain of losing a loved one, but on the other hand, the joy that he was secure in his salvation through Jesus Christ. Do you have this same assurance for yourself? If not, salvation and eternal security are God’s gifts that are yours to accept today. “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” —Romans 6:23
· On August 20, I attended the morning worship service with Unity to bring the message. It was also an opportunity to share the vision for the next year of the 288 Church Planting project. It was a great morning of celebrating God’s blessings of the past year. Looking forward, we’re excited for the possibilities as I continue to be involved in the development of Coastal Way while also building new relationships in the Rosharon area through the homeschool performing arts co-op.
· SHAPAC, or “South Houston Area Performing Arts Co-op” had its first meeting on August 15 with over 100 children in attendance. Four of my children are enrolled, and I am teaching band classes. This co-op is meeting in Iowa Colony, which is on the north side of Rosharon near Manvel. Please pray that God would use me in this opportunity to make new connections with families that live in Rosharon, Iowa Colony, Manvel, Pearland, and wherever else he would have us to be involved in church planting efforts.
In Christ, Pastor Greg Devine.