Missions

One of the five touchstones that characterizes LBC is we are mission driven Therefore, we are a church that is outwardly focused, Driven to reach people, Intentionally equipped for service, and encourages its members to be involved in a mission

Current Work & Partnerships

Local & National

International

Long Term

Current Work &
Partnerships

Local & National  |  International  |  Long Term

Pray for Team Nicaragua

  • Pray for our team of 36 individuals to stay safe and healthy as they work and witness.
  • Pray that we will see people come to Christ and will have an opportunity to baptize some.
  • Pray that our Nicaraguan families will see Christ in our missionaries and that they have a servant’s heart.
  • Pray for safe travel home and minimal travel delays or problems.
  • Pray for our mission partner Project Hope. Nicaragua is an unsettled place with many faith-based organizations are being asked to leave the country.
  • Pray for Team East Asia as they prepare to depart on 3/11.

Domestic & Local

Missions Opportunities

Impact Events 

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Impact Events are designed to give individuals and families an opportunity to use their gifts and talents in service to others while sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

Serve KC

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Each month we have opportunities to serve Kansas City through partnering with local mission partners in our community. As a church we want to be the hands and feet of Jesus through serving the homeless, orphans, prisoners, refugees, and least of these in KC.

Send Relief

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Send Relief is a partnership with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief efforts. Our disaster relief teams respond when crisis hits, quickly providing assistance ranging from serving hot meals to helping families clean up after a storm. We want to bring relief to hurting communities by providing the help, hope and healing of Jesus.

Food Pantry Donations

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Buddy Bags and Benevolence Bags

We are collecting food pantry items for Buddy Bags, these items will go to local elementary schools! Click here for more infomation on what items are needed. 

Send Help and Hope to Ukraine

We have partnered with a few different organizations to send help and hope to Ukraine. Click the button to find out more about how you can get involved!

International

Missions Opportunities 

Nicaragua

 February 24 – March 2

 February 24 – March 2

 Estimated cost is $1,150

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian. Working with mission partner Project Hope, the trip involves constructing homes, doing daily evangelism and discipleship and serving at various established ministry sites.   Construction skills are beneficial but are not required and there is always at task for everyone on this trip.

East Asia

 March 11 – 21

 March 11 – 21

 Estimated cost is $1,500

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Working with a former LBC intern and a local church Pastored by his father, this team will be involved in a variety of ministry opportunities, Impact Event, and opening a new church.

Guinea

 April 19 – 27

 January 19 – 27

 Estimated cost is $2500

This team is already full and will be considered again in 2025.

This trip is open to qualified adults and will work with mission partner Reaching and Teaching to provide Pastoral training to indigenous Pastor’s.  Team size 2-4. (This team is already full and will be considered again in 2025).

Nicaragua

 May 27 – June 1

 May 25 – June 1

 Estimated cost is $1,300

Trip is full. To be added to a Waiting List, CLICK HERE.

There are two separate components to this trip as we serve alongside mission partner Project Hope: a ladies/mother/daughter trip and a trip for Bible teachers. For more details, click “Learn More.”

Guatemala

 Due to social unrest, this trip has been delayed until Summer 2024.

 January 22 – 29

 Estimated cost is $1,200

This trip is open to all adults and to students 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Working with mission partner Project Hope, and Daybreak International this trip involves the execution of evangelistic soccer tournaments for various ages.  This is a great trip option for soccer enthusiasts or anyone who has a passion for sharing the Gospel.  Last year this team recorded over 600 decisions for Christ by participants of the soccer tournaments.

Dominican Republic

 June 17-24 

 June 2024 (dates TBD)

 Estimated cost is $1,350

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Working with mission partner Score International, this trip focuses on a variety of ministry opportunities including food distribution, light construction, children’s ministry and relational evangelism in the Haitian community of the Dominican.

Kenya

 June 20 – July 2

 June 2024 (date TBD)

 Estimated cost is $2,500

This trip is open to all adults who have or are serving in the medical field.  This would include nurses, doctors and physician assistants, pharmacists, etc.  This is a medical missions opportunity, serving with a growing local church in the town of Eldoret, Kenya.

Costa Rica

 July 8 – 15

 July 8 – 15

 Estimated cost is $1,350

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Working with mission partner Score International, this trip focuses on a variety of ministry opportunities including food distribution, light construction, children’s ministry and relational evangelism in some of the poorest communities in Costa Rica.

Canada

 July 16 – 22

 July 2024 (dates TBD)

 Estimated cost is $1,000

This trip is open to all adults and involves various kinds of social work and relational evangelism in and around the city of Montreal, partnering with Renaissance Church, and North American Mission Board church plant.  Activities will include planning and managing a basketball tournament, distributing food and helping to conduct large events with the people of Renaissance Church. 

Mexico

 September 16 – 22 

 September 16 – 22

 Estimated cost is $850

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Team will work with mission partner World Ventures and LBC missionary Glenn Luke to serve the people and churches in and around Ensenada, Mexico.  Team will be involved in a variety of ministry opportunities including the equivalent of an LBC Impact Event. 

Haiti

 October 15 – 23

 September 16 – 22

 Estimated cost is $1250

This is a medical specific mission trip working directly with our mission partner, Project Hope.  The trip involves flying into and out of Port Haitian, Haiti via a missionary airline, MFI and serving at the Project Hope base in Pignon.  The trip is primarily for Medical professionals including doctors, physicians assistants, nurses and pharmacists.  More details for this trip will be added as they are developed.

Southeast Asia

 October 16 – 25

 October 16 – 25

 Estimated cost is $2,500

This trip is open to healthy and active adults.  Team will work with mission partner Mountain Calling serving believers and sharing the Gospel in this dark and often difficult part of the world.  Activities include Pastoral training for indigenous Pastor’s, discipleship and encouragement of new believers, and relational evangelism with tourist and people in the tourism industry.  Trip involves a lot of walking/hiking.

Nicaragua

 October 19 – 26

 October 19 – 26

 Estimated cost is $1,350

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian. Working with mission partner Project Hope, the trip involves constructing homes, doing daily evangelism and discipleship and serving at various established ministry sites.   Constructions skills of benefit but are not required and there is something for everyone as far as service opportunities in Nicaragua. 

Peru

 This trip has been postponed to Fall 2024

 May 22 – 27

 Estimated cost is $2,600

This trip is centered around supporting the ongoing ministries of mission partner Compassion International and the Compassion school/church planted by LBC in Piura, Peru.  LBC people sponsor 500+ children in this area and if you are a sponsor you will likely have the opportunity to meet and spend time with you child.

Honduras

 January 2025

 January 2025

 Cost is $1350

This is a unique mission trip opportunity specifically for law enforcement or ex-law enforcement individuals.  The focus of the trip will be conducting training for the leadership at the Honduran Police Academy in Comayagua, Honduras.  Training will focus on various law enforcement skills and procedures to help them do their job better and safer.