Christian Challenge: Welcoming students back to campus

September 13, 2021

When college students were leaving for their 2020 spring break, no one expected a pandemic that would close physical classrooms, resulting in a year and a half of quiet and…

Disaster Relief volunteers serve in Gila Bend, Louisiana

September 13, 2021

Arizona Southern Baptist Disaster Relief teams are bringing hope and comfort to flood and hurricane victims in Arizona and Louisiana. Twenty-three volunteers, including a chaplain, ministered to flood victims in…

Irby called out of retirement to serve Yavapai Association

August 31, 2021

Omer Irby doesn’t do retirement well. Since retiring as director of missions for the Inland Empire Baptist Association in Spokane, Washington, five years ago, he’s served as interim pastor of…

Unity challenges youth to make a difference

August 17, 2021

Young people from across the state were equipped to serve and be the church at the 7th annual Unity youth conference, presented through Arizona Southern Baptists’ Hispanic ministries. Due to…

Students spend life-changing summer with Phoenix church plant

August 17, 2021

Eight students from the Bible Belt landed in Phoenix this summer and stepped off the plane into 100+ degree heat. From small southern towns to a large metropolis surrounded by…

Pastor calls new debt-free building ‘a miracle’

August 17, 2021

Jorge Moreira is pastor of Iglesia Bautista Ríos en el Desierto, a church in the little town of Quartzsite near the border of Arizona and California. On top of doing…

Maya Bickham: A chain of making disciples

August 3, 2021

One never knows the impact they are having on someone’s life in any given moment. As believers, we are called to be obedient examples of God’s truth, maintaining a constant…

Pastors & wives relax, refresh, recharge at retreat

August 3, 2021

After months of leading churches through a pandemic, more than 150 Arizona ministry couples got a much-needed break.   From July 15 to 17, couples from churches across the state…

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