Hillside outreach: Pokémon Go

August 25, 2016

One Phoenix church has taken a cultural phenomenon and turned it into an evangelistic opportunity. When Hillside Baptist Church, Phoenix, realized that their property housed two PokéStops and a Gym…

Offering highlights God’s love for Arizona

August 25, 2016

It is estimated that 5.4 million of the 6.7 million people who live in Arizona are unchurched and unsaved. That’s why the Arizona Mission Offering is so important. “Through ministries…

Teens’ lives changed at Zona Camp

August 25, 2016

By Lainee Pegelow “Messenger: His message to us, our message to the world” was the theme of Zona Camp 2016. The annual Arizona Southern Baptist camp was held July 10-15…

Innovation in ministry: Helping people who struggle with addiction

July 14, 2016

By Rik Danielsen “Sober Project saved my life.” These are the words of a man who is known as Smiley who came to Sober Project in Tucson in 2006 where…

Innovation in an established church

June 24, 2016

Story and photos by Francine Biere From a small campus of three acres to one of 43 acres and from a multipurpose family life center to a projected 28,000-square-foot worship…

Retreat focuses on town & country church planting

June 24, 2016

By Susan Belflower In May, leaders from around the state gathered for Arizona Southern Baptists’ first Town and Country Church Planting Retreat. Tommy Thomas, North American Mission Board church planting…

Wrap-up: Historic election & resolution at SBC

June 24, 2016

By David Roach ST. LOUIS (BP) — The election of Steve Gaines as president on the third ballot and a historic repudiation of the Confederate battle flag were among the…

Speakers address church revitalization

June 24, 2016

By Terri Durham Arizona Southern Baptists’ Church Revitalization Team hosted Revitalize, a one-day conference to equip and encourage plateaued and declining churches, at Foothills Baptist Church, Ahwatukee, May 21. The…

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