Church makes connections through children’s soccer

July 13, 2022

A children’s soccer program at Royal Palms Baptist Church in Phoenix is all about making connections. “We’ve been trying to figure out how to reach this community for a long…

Providing hope & care to women who chose abortion

July 13, 2022

When most Arizona Southern Baptists think of New Life Pregnancy Center, a ministry of Arizona Baptist Children’s Services & Family Ministries, they think of supporting women during crisis pregnancies. While…

Pastors grow, share in weekly Zoom discussion

July 13, 2022

Every week, seven or eight pastors from around Arizona log onto Zoom for an hour-long discussion about all things pastoral ministry. They talk about church operations, family life, physical rest…

Church planter gets ‘assist’ from new team model

July 13, 2022

As church planter Brandon Barrios prepares to launch Way Family Church in southeast Tucson this fall, he has a whole team of local pastors behind him. Barrios is part of…

A Network on the Move

July 13, 2022

What is your next step? That question, in 2021, led the Yuma Southern Baptist Association to participate with Denominee Future Journey. Denominee works with state conventions and associations to help…

Unity Conference teaches teens ‘The Future is Now’

July 12, 2022

Unity Conference in Yuma was three days filled with God’s Word, worship and prayer for the youth in Arizona. From day one, the atmosphere was filled with energy and expectancy…

Zona Camp: A reason to celebrate

July 12, 2022

On the final night of Zona Camp, the atmosphere is celebratory — and for good reason. Teenagers jump and sing, the joy in the room a testament to the life change…

Book Corner: The Lady of Galway Manor by Jennifer Deibel

July 11, 2022

Jennifer Deibel is a middle school teacher in Glendale and is a member of Mountain Ridge Church. What is this book about? In 1920 Galway, amid the Irish War of…

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