7 Ministries – 1 Mission – Many ways to serve with ABCS

December 15, 2022

Many people want to serve on mission, but family responsibilities and finances often keep them from making a long-term commitment. Arizona Baptist Children’s Services & Family Ministries (ABCS) offers exciting…

Mirsa Amaro honored for ministry to Hispanic women

December 13, 2022

Mirsa Amaro has faithfully devoted 30 years of ministry to Arizona Southern Baptist Hispanic women through Ministerios Aurora. She was honored as the ministry’s leader during their fall retreat. “It…

Calvary Baptist Church provides safe water to people in Mozambique

December 13, 2022

Since 2016, Calvary Baptist Church in Lake Havasu City has provided more than 70 fresh-water wells in communities throughout Mozambique. The wells supply safe, life-sustaining water to over 65,000 people…

Arizona WMU celebrates sharing of hope in Christ

November 30, 2022

Avondale Baptist Church hosted the 2022 Arizona WMU (AZWMU) Annual Meeting and Missions Celebration on Nov. 11. More than 50 people attended to hear about the work being done by…

Pastors conclude year of growing together in weekly Zoom meetings

November 30, 2022

Over the course of a year, a group of nine pastors met weekly via Zoom, exploring what exactly it means to lead a church and do it well. In September,…

First person: God works greatly through my small acts of obedience

November 30, 2022

I arrived in Thailand 30 years ago. I came with a vision to bring the good news of Jesus to people who had never heard of Him. I came with…

Rio Vista Center meets needs in Phoenix with turkey, stuffing and the love of God

November 23, 2022

Dozens of bins overflowing with canned corn, green beans and cranberry sauce, boxes of stuffing mix and instant mashed potatoes plus the main attraction, more than 1,000 frozen turkeys, mean…

Preventing and responding to sexual abuse: ‘We must get this right’

November 16, 2022

Protecting the vulnerable in the church is a top priority in the Arizona Southern Baptist Mission Network. A Sexual Abuse Response Team has been working steadily in 2022 to develop…

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