Church planters gather in Scottsdale

April 28, 2020

By Tim K. Nearly 600 individuals representing church planters, team members, multiplying and sending churches from several western states gathered at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spain Scottsdale Feb. 24-25.…

Zona Camp canceled, new resource offered

April 27, 2020

By Lainee Pegelow In the ever-changing times of COVID-19, Arizona Southern Baptists’ Zona Administrative Team announced earlier this spring that Zona Camp, set for late June at Biola University in…

Churches creatively celebrate Easter

April 27, 2020

By Elizabeth Young A stay-at-home order because of COVID-19 didn’t stop Arizona Southern Baptist churches from celebrating Easter and sharing the Easter story, sometimes in creative ways. In their online…

Churches find new ways to continue

April 27, 2020

By Elizabeth Young Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Arizona Southern Baptist churches found creative ways to continue worship and discipleship activities while starting or ramping up benevolence ministries and outreach. Here…

AZSBC staff ministers amid COVID-19

April 27, 2020

For the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention staff, despite a number of canceled events, ministry has continued in the midst of the stay-at-home order due to COVID-19. “While the AZSBC offices…

Conference prepares VBS directors

March 5, 2020

By Irene A. Harkleroad A total of 54 people from 38 churches attended Arizona Southern Baptists’ VBS Directors’ Conference at Royal Palms Baptist Church, Phoenix, on Saturday, Feb. 1. The…

Christmas in the Villages reaches 800 kids

March 5, 2020

With the help of many volunteers and supporters, Eric and Brittany Gibbs and Julia Curtis, North American Mission Board Mission Service Corps missionaries, brought Christmas to seven villages in the…

Project: Pray for every church

March 4, 2020

As part of Arizona Southern Baptists’ year of prayer in 2020, a Pray for Every Church Project was launched Jan. 2. The goal is to pray for every Arizona Southern…

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