VBS Clinic set for April 2 in Glendale

March 10, 2016

By Jean Bihn Dive! Dive! Many of us may remember this stirring command from action movies about submarines, but this summer, Vacation Bible School workers will be calling on youngsters…

Johnson: CP shows generous giving

March 10, 2016

By Elizabeth Young The numbers are in for 2015, and Arizona Southern Baptists gave generously to mission causes. “Arizona Southern Baptists should be commended for their generous giving to the…

Top baptizing churches utilize laypeople to make connections

March 10, 2016

By Kay Harms Top baptizing churches in Arizona depend on enthusiastic and trained church members to develop relationships with unsaved people and bring them in the door. That’s what a…

Amaro named church planting catalyst

March 10, 2016

Fernando Amaro, Arizona Southern Baptist Convention Hispanic ministries facilitator, became the North American Mission Board statewide church planting catalyst for Hispanic work in Arizona Jan. 16. For Amaro, the church…

My316 unveiled at Pastors Summit

March 10, 2016

By Charles W. Short About 150 Arizona pastors, staff and spouses were introduced to the MY316 evangelism initiative at the 2016 Pastors Summit held at First Baptist Church, Chandler, Jan.…

Training teaches leaders to coach

March 10, 2016

By Rosalva Zimmerman A group of ministry leaders gathered Jan. 19-22 for a 2+2/Coaching Skills and Coach Certificate Training at the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention office in Scottsdale. The event…

Pinetop church reaches out to community

December 30, 2015

By Jo Russell Lewis “The haircut is free?” asked a fourth-grade boy asked as he waved a flyer his family found on the doorknob of their apartment. “Absolutely!” a First…

Disaster Relief has new shower trailer

December 30, 2015

By Jean Bihn When a disaster occurs, water service is often interrupted, leaving much-needed showers and laundry facilities hard to come by. That’s when Arizona Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers…

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