Our First Day of Service

HOPE!  People all over the world are seeking, looking for hope; something greater than themselves, something to believe in, to look forward to, a way out.  May we always be prepared and never miss an opportunity to give the reason for the hope we have in our relationship with Jesus Christ. Today was our first…

Our First Day in Rio

We had a great conversation during our Bus trip from the Rio Airport to our Hotel. What are some of your first thoughts of Brazil? Junior Lauren Thompson – “It’s a stark contrast between where we will be staying and what we just drove by… just around the corner is kind of like the slums.”…

Our Journey Begins

“This verse makes me smile as I think of athletes and their feet – basketball shoes of all sizes, sweaty socks, and callouses from constant pounding and stress of play.  Not a pretty sight!  But, these feet are beautiful in God’s eyes as they take the good news of Jesus Christ to the people in…

Farewell Supper

We had a great supper Saturday night as our final group meeting before we depart for Rio.  Our missionary guide, Sharon Fairchild of Brentwood Baptist, shared about what we will encounter there as we do God’s work. We prayed together and we could all feel the excitement growing as we prepare to be used for…

Join Our Prayer Circle

Fans and friends of Belmont women’s basketball can play a vital role in the team’s trip to Rio de Janeiro next week without a single passport stamp. The group has started a prayer circle and has invited all who are interested in supporting the mission trip and the team members to join in. The travel…

More than Basketball

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With just days separating him and the rest of the Belmont women’s basketball travel party from their mission trip to Rio de Janeiro, head coach Cameron Newbauer sat down with BelmontBruins.com to talk about how this trip would not just be a regular international excursion. Why Brazil? Have you been there before?…

Our Adopted Scripture

Hello friends! We are sharing our adopted scripture with you today so that you may join us in meditating and preparing our hearts and spirits for the mission trip.  It is the Prayer of Jabez from I Chronicles.  Oh, that God may bless us and enlarge our territory – not just physically but our hearts,…

We Are Almost Ready to Go!

Hello friends! We are eagerly counting down the days until we begin our journey. Stay tuned here for updates once we reach Rio and how you can pray for us while we are traveling.  You can also follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @BelmontWBB.   In Him,