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…

Arizona churches use Vision co::Lab process

December 30, 2015

By Irene A. Harkleroad The purpose of Arizona Southern Baptist churches is the same: to share the gospel and make disciples of all people. How they do it depends on…

Burnett accepts NAMB post

December 30, 2015

Bret Burnett, senior pastor of Mountain View Baptist Church, Tucson, and Arizona Southern Baptist Convention president, is Arizona’s newest North American Mission Board church planting catalyst apprentice. He began serving…

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