Lives changed at ZonaMEN Retreat

May 10, 2021

ZonaMEN changed the lives of men for eternity. The event was held April 30-May 2 at Lost Canyon outside of Williams. During the first night, speaker Bob Reccord felt the…

Pyfrom remembered as ‘quintessential churchman’

May 3, 2021

Randall Pyfrom, longtime Arizona Southern Baptist pastor, interim pastor and supply preacher, died April 13. He was 99. “Randall Pyfrom was the quintessential churchman!” said David Johnson, Arizona Southern Baptist…

Book Corner: The Gift of Courage by Dr. Philip Calvert

April 26, 2021

Dr. Calvert is a former IMB missionary, teaches as an adjunct professor at Arizona Christian University, and is the senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Casa Grande. What is…

Propel: Christian Challenge students prepare to lead

April 26, 2021

Late spring is the time of year college students across the United States are thinking about finishing the semester, finals and summer plans. The upcoming fall semester is somewhere in…

Easter 2021: A day of hope and renewal for Arizona Southern Baptist churches

April 13, 2021

Easter is synonymous with resurrection, a day that gives believers hope for the future and the faith that God is, indeed, in control. Easter 2021 proved to be a type…

First Southern, Phoenix, celebrates 100 years during time of change

April 13, 2021

Following a year of significant change, First Southern Baptist Church of Phoenix celebrated its 100th anniversary during the Sunday morning service on March 28. “Since 1921, First Southern Baptist Church…

Church leaders gather for Send Network event

March 29, 2021

On March 17, Christ Church in Gilbert hosted a Send Network Gathering for 130 church planters and team members, prospective planters and sending/supporting church pastors and their staff. Adam Bailie,…

Thrive Baptist Network plants churches, grows pastors

March 29, 2021

In January 2019, Central Association of Southern Baptists reinvented itself as Thrive Baptist Network. That was the beginning of a radical turnaround affecting more than 70 churches in the greater…

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