Dean, retired McQueen Road pastor, dies

Raymond (Ray) Lee Dean, retired pastor of McQueen Road Baptist Church, Chandler, died Sept. 25. He was 66. Before he accepted the call to pastor, he served as deacon in his church and as director of Discipleship Training and family...

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Brannon, retired Central director of missions, dies

Charles (Charlie) Robert Brannon, retired director of missions for Central Association of Southern Baptists, died Sept. 1. He was 85. Brannon graduated from Mississippi State College with a bachelor of science in accounting in 1953. He joined the U.S. Army and...

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A first-time responder’s adventure in Disaster Relief

By Irene A. Harkleroad Jane Faught is a wife and mother of two young daughters, but for 10 days she was best known as the hard-working woman on the Arizona Southern Baptist Disaster Relief team 2’s flood recovery unit in...

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Arizona Disaster Relief serves in Texas

By Irene A. Harkleroad A total of 60 Arizona Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers comprising five teams served in Pasadena and Victoria, Texas, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Disaster Relief feeding unit, mud out team (flood recovery for this...

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AZSBC Annual Meeting to be held in Tucson

“Multiply” is the theme of the 89th annual session of the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention, to be held Friday afternoon, Nov. 17, at First Southern Baptist Church, Tucson. Friday morning will feature a mission fair and “Multiply” Pastors’ Conference at...

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