Durham receives doctorate

Keith Durham, Arizona Southern Baptist Convention church revitalization specialist and pastor of First Baptist Church, Arizona City, received the Doctor of Ministry degree with a specialization in church revitalization at the commencement exercises of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas...

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WMU’s WorldCrafts to aid ABCS

By Robin McCall WorldCrafts, the global fair trade division of Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU), has launched an initiative to support the work of the Baptist Coalition for Children and Families, encompassing Baptist children’s ministries in 19 states. Initially, WorldCrafts is launching...

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Priscilla Shirer Live coming to Phoenix Oct. 13

By Irene A. Harkleroad Arizona women will have an opportunity to experience Priscilla Shirer Live, presented by LifeWay Women, Oct. 13 at Grand Canyon University Arena. Priscilla Shirer is Bible teacher, conference speaker and author of best-selling books and Bible studies,...

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Auxano co::Labs train church leaders

By Kay Harms Seventeen Arizona Southern Baptist churches are currently sending teams through multi-level training with Auxano, a nonprofit church consulting firm that focuses on vision clarity and visionary planning. (Auxano is a Greek word meaning “to grow.”) The element that...

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The Lift Tour makes a stop in Arizona

By Johanna Willett Teenagers from 15 Arizona churches converged on Calvary Community Church in Phoenix the last weekend of January as part of The Lift Tour, a two-day conference intended to raise up student leaders. Organized by Orlando-based Student Leadership University,...

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NLPC joins Arizona for Life March and Rally

New Life Pregnancy Center (NLPC), a ministry of Arizona Baptist Children’s Services & Family Ministries, partnered with Southern Baptist churches to highlight the sanctity of human life in January. NLPC was one of many sponsors of the Arizona for Life...

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Beth Moore sets return event in Chinle

By Terri Durham Planning is underway for a return engagement by Living Proof Live with Beth Moore for Native American women. The event will be held Oct. 6 in Chinle. In 2016, Native American women representing 20 tribes from 18 states...

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