Foster care ministry: If not the church, then who?

May 19, 2023

More than 10 years ago, members of Cross Church in Surprise began to explore how they could minister to kids in foster care. What started out with just a few interested…

Hispanic churches minister to homeless people

May 19, 2023

Each Saturday morning, members of Centro Cristiano De Alabanza y Adoración in Phoenix seek homeless people who are in miserable and often potentially threatening places: under bridges, in parks and…

Churches reach through online engagement

May 19, 2023

It took three Facebook ads to convince LaRey Bond to give The Church at Estrella in Goodyear a try. The first ad for a seafood broil piqued her interest, but…

Council approves 2024 CP formula, hears financial update

May 17, 2023

The Convention Council of the Arizona Mission Network of Southern Baptists approved a Cooperative Program distribution formula for 2024, received a financial update and heard a report from Executive Director…

Statisical analysis looks back at the last 10 years

May 17, 2023

David Johnson, who will celebrate his 10th anniversary as executive director of the Arizona Mission Network of Southern Baptists on June 1, reported on a statistical analysis of Arizona Southern…

IMB Journeyman from Arizona sees we’re in it together

May 16, 2023

When Southern Baptists send out church members to serve in faraway places, they don’t send them alone. While the community surrounding sent-out ones may take a different form, each member…

Fighting the Good Fight at Zona Men Retreat

May 16, 2023

Biblical manhood grows best in a group where “there’s no condemnation, but there’s lots of accountability.” So explained Tierce Green while speaking at ZonaMen 2023 in Williams on April 28-30.…

Christian Challenge’s Propel inspires, equips leaders

May 2, 2023

Christian Challenge exists to engage college students with the Gospel, grow them through intentional one-on-one discipleship and raise up the next generation of servant leaders for Christ’s church. Propel, Christian…

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