New Life Pregnancy Center’s Sanctity of Human Life Prayer Rally

February 1, 2021

Last month, the Southern Baptist Convention, churches and Christian organizations across the nation observed Sanctity of Human Life Sunday on Jan. 17. Traditionally, the third Sunday in January marks this…

This Sierra Vista church shares God’s love by cutting wood for the Navajo Nation

January 29, 2021

By Francine Biere From the beginning, God used wood — from Noah’s ark to holding the Ark of the Covenant to the interior of Solomon’s temple to the cross. But,…

Richard Toliver’s Advice for a Top Gun

January 29, 2021

Richard (Dick) Toliver credits the advice of others for finding “True Freedom,” which is the subtitle of his book An Uncaged Eagle. He also has some to give. Daisy Lee…

Here are some ‘Take Aways’ from the ‘Who’s Your One’ tour

January 29, 2021

By Lorri Paetz I have attended many conferences over the years, and I always heard, “Just get one takeaway!” However, that was not my experience at the North American Mission…

Remembering Jay George, longtime Tucson pastor

January 20, 2021

Jay George, pastor of Tucson Mountain Baptist Church in Tucson for almost 27 years, died Jan. 10 from COVID-19. A 2017 article in Portraits magazine told about George: “When Jay…

Here’s cause for celebration: 2020 Arizona Cooperative Program giving

January 18, 2021

By Elizabeth Young The pandemic that closed many churches for weeks in the spring and some again late in the year did not stop Arizona Southern Baptists from faithfully giving…

What’s your next step?

January 4, 2021

By David Johnson What’s your next step? It’s a simple question. It begins a conversation that leads to more questions. What problems are you trying to solve? What challenges are…

First Person: A growing disciple takes steps to disciple others

January 4, 2021

By Ellie Wendt  Growing up in the church, I fully understood what it meant to know the gospel. For me, I grew up in a Christian home with a Christian…

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