Arizona Volunteer Missions annual retreat

By Clint and Carol Smith The 2017 annual retreat for the Arizona Volunteer Missions was held Feb. 6-7 at First Pima Baptist Church, Sacaton. Each year a different location for the retreat is selected and this was the year God...

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Historical Society holds 29th annual meeting

By Elizabeth Young The Arizona Baptist Historical Society presented awards and heard reports on the history of Hispanic work in the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention and the history of Central Association of Southern Baptists at their 29th annual meeting. The...

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NAMB Send Relief comes to Arizona

By Jean Bihn The North American Mission Board recently added Send Relief to its cadre of ministries focused on engaging churches and church planting. As in the Old and New Testaments, Send Relief calls for believers to seek out individuals...

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Disaster Relief trains 72 volunteers

By Sarah Kenney Shower, mud out, chainsaw, feeding and driver may seem like distantly related words, but these were all names of classes offered at the Arizona Southern Baptist Disaster Relief training. Every other year, a large disaster relief training...

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Be part of Crossover/Harvest America

By Tobin Perry The goal of this year's Crossover is to "Engage Phoenix with the gospel" through a partnership with Harvest America. North American Mission Board and Arizona Southern Baptist Convention leaders are praying for more than 5,000 salvation decisions through...

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VBS leaders take on the universe

By Irene A. Harkleroad If children who attend VBS have half the fun and learn half as much as the trainees did during the state's two equipping events, VBS will be a resounding success. On April 1, more than 100 men,...

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Durham joins AZSBC in revitalization

By Elizabeth Young Keith Durham, pastor of First Baptist Church, Arizona City, joined the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention staff in a newly created, part-time position as church revitalization specialist, effective May 1. "In the past three years, we have lost almost...

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