Church staff


  • Pastor- robert shelton

    Robert has served as pastor of FBC since September, 1990 following his graduation from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, TX where he earned a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languarges. Saved at age 14 and called into the ministry six months later, Robert began preparations for ministry at Southwest Baptist University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Regilious Studies and English in May, 1983. Robert met Sandy at SBU and they were married January, 1982. He served as Associate Pastor and Minister of Youth at Sycamore Hills in Independence, MO from 1983 to 1987. Robert and Sandy have three children and three grandchildren.  His favorite Bible verse is John 14:6, "Jesus said, 'I am the way, the truth and the life, no one comes to the Father but through Me.'"

  • Student Pastor- Christopher Argent

    Christopher has served on staff since September 2010. Christopher received a Bachelor of Science degree from Southwest Baptist University in May 2006 with a concentration in youth ministry. In May 2009 Christopher received a Master of Arts degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a concentration in Christian Education. He was married to his lovley wife Meghan in November of 2010. In November 2012 they had their daughter McKenna and life hasn't been better or the same since. 

  • Worship Leader- Sandy Shelton

    Sandy has served as worship leader since November, 2001. Besides leading the ensemble and worship, she directs the choir in a muscial presentation each Easter and Christmas. She attended Southwest Baptist University where she met Robert. She has worked for an eye doctor and a dentist so SMILE the next time you SEE her. Their three children only attended school in one district - Plattsburg. They have one granddaughter and two grandsons. She likes to think of worship as "choir practice for heaven" so have you been to "rehearsal" lately? Sandy's favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Him [Christ who strengthens me." 

  • Church Secretary- Vickie tippit

    Vickie has served as church secretary since June, 1991. She is married to Billy. They have two children and six grandchildren. 

First Baptist Church of Plattsburg

501 W. Broadway St.

Plattsburg, Mo. 64477