Vision of ‘Renew and Restore’ fulfilled at Arise AZ Conference

October 12, 2021

More than 600 women gathered inside the Sedona Performing Arts Center Oct. 1-2 for the second Arise AZ Women’s Conference. That they gathered inside was a big deal. Last year,…

6 ideas for getting involved in community ministry

October 12, 2021

I wish I could say I had a great vision for getting Avondale Baptist Church involved in community ministry. There was a plan, but it was God’s and not mine.…

In evangelism, ‘the team is key’

October 12, 2021

PHOENIX, Ariz. (BP) – Hesitancy toward personal evangelism is well-documented and observed. But Jesus gave the model for approaching that fear head-on, says Eddy Pearson, evangelism/discipleship facilitator for the Arizona…

Arizona couple devotes retirement to Disaster Relief

September 27, 2021

When Hurricane Andrew wrecked Miami in 1992, Dave and Norma Turner lived there. “Right after it happened, [Southern Baptist Disaster Relief] was there in our church parking lot,” Norma said.…

College students from Mississippi join in Disaster Relief with support from Arizona volunteers

September 27, 2021

The 10 students gathered around the two men in bright yellow shirts just outside of Bethel Baptist Church in Bourg, Louisiana, listening as they were told about safety protocols, how…

Disaster Relief helps Tucson church after flooding

September 27, 2021

On a Wednesday morning in August, 22nd Street Baptist Church staff arrived on campus to find the church basement flooded by the night’s monsoon storm. The water wasn’t high — just…

Always ready to share the Good News: The life of Terry Puett

September 23, 2021

Terry Lee Puett went to meet the Lord he faithfully served as a pastor and shepherd for over 50 years on Aug. 26. Pastor Terry was an author, adventurer, teacher,…

Two Arizona men appointed by IMB

September 13, 2021

More than 1,900 miles from home, two Arizona men discovered on an airport shuttle last spring they were headed to the same place. It wasn’t a coincidence. Levi Thomason* and…

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