First person: God works greatly through my small acts of obedience

November 30, 2022

I arrived in Thailand 30 years ago. I came with a vision to bring the good news of Jesus to people who had never heard of Him. I came with…

Rio Vista Center meets needs in Phoenix with turkey, stuffing and the love of God

November 23, 2022

Dozens of bins overflowing with canned corn, green beans and cranberry sauce, boxes of stuffing mix and instant mashed potatoes plus the main attraction, more than 1,000 frozen turkeys, mean…

Preventing and responding to sexual abuse: ‘We must get this right’

November 16, 2022

Protecting the vulnerable in the church is a top priority in the Arizona Southern Baptist Mission Network. A Sexual Abuse Response Team has been working steadily in 2022 to develop…

First Person: Lifelong view of missions opens doors to world

November 16, 2022

Growing up Southern Baptist in Arizona allowed me not only to learn about missions from a young age, but it also gave me many opportunities to get hands-on experience. Because…

Pastors’ Conference: A message of hope, a challenge to community ministry

November 16, 2022

Noe Garcia, pastor of North Phoenix Baptist Church, delivered a powerful message of hope, and Jack Marslender, senior pastor of Avondale Baptist Church, challenged churches to meet the unique needs…

At Impact, collegians serve churches in Yuma, Mexico

November 16, 2022

Every two years, Christian Challenge Arizona hosts a statewide missions experience called Impact. The purpose of Impact is to inspire college students to catch a vision for God’s heart for…

Keith Durham accepts new position in Texas

November 16, 2022

Keith Durham, church health facilitator with the Arizona Southern Baptist Mission Network, is leaving to use his gifts and experience as director of missions for Concho Valley Baptist Association in…

Historic election of officers, missionary commissioning highlight annual meeting

November 16, 2022

Arizona Southern Baptists adopted an amended report from the Sexual Abuse Response Team, revisited last year’s state convention name change to Arizona Southern Baptist Mission Network, commissioned three missionaries from…

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