Wrap-up: Greear, Pence, #MeToo draw SBC’s focus

July 9, 2018

By David Roach DALLAS (BP) — At an annual meeting that saw what chief parliamentarian Barry McCarty called an “extra heavy volume of business” on its opening day, the Southern…

Zona Camp: It’s time for celebration

June 28, 2018

By Johanna Willett Music booms, lights flash and hundreds of teenagers jump, arms raised, voices hoarse from singing. The last night of Zona Camp deserves an all-out party. The camp’s…

Arizonans attend national Collegiate Summit

June 28, 2018

By Margarete Nasir Collegiate campus missionaries and ministers from around Arizona gathered in May in Nashville, Tenn., with 750 college ministers at the national Collegiate Summit — a conference so…

20 receive degrees from Gateway AZ

June 28, 2018

Gateway Seminary conferred degrees on 20 Arizona Campus graduates at its May 26 commencement ceremony. Dallas Bivins, director of the Arizona Campus, presided over the ceremony held at First Southern…

Jerry Jones, retired AZSBC staff member, dies

April 27, 2018

Jerry Jones, retired Home Mission Board (now North American Mission Board) missionary and Arizona Southern Baptist Convention Director of Language Missions, died March 24 in Tennessee. He was 82. In…

Arizona WMU celebrates missions ‘by all means’

April 27, 2018

By Lori Pruit Since 1928, when Arizona Woman’s Missionary Union was born, women across the state of Arizona have continued to “celebrate” their call to missions! Once again, to honor…

Arizona Baptist Historical Society holds final meeting

April 27, 2018

By Kay Harms The Arizona Baptist Historical Society held its final annual meeting April 7, at Laveen Baptist Church in Laveen, as the congregation simultaneously celebrated the church’s 75th anniversary.…

Revitalization: Dealing with toxic people

April 27, 2018

By Kay Harms In recent months, Arizona Southern Baptist Church Revitalization Specialist Keith Durham has been conversing with pastors throughout the state about a daunting but unavoidable topic: how to…

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