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Watching God at work through Arizona Southern Baptists.
Areas of interest
- 1STArizona Equipando Iglesias, Aug. 2
- 2NDMathetes Conference, Aug. 23
- 3RDWeek of Prayer for State Missions, Sept. 14-21
- 4THReFresh Youth Leader Retreat, Sept. 25-27
- 5THWinterfresh Retreat, Feb. 13-15
A church planter says thank you
Chris Stull, pastor of Wellspring Church, a new church in Goodyear, recently sent the following letter to the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention. As a new church plant, Wellspring is the recipient of Cooperative Program gifts contributed by Arizona Southern Baptist churches.
Dear Arizona Southern Baptist Convention,
I want to say “Thank You” for your support of Wellspring.
Couples invest lives with Native Americans
Several couples are serving on the Tohono O'odham and Gila River Indian Community reservations, many as self-funded missionaries after initially coming to Arizona on short-term mission trips. Read about their ministries by clicking the links below.
Summer missionaries begin with orientation
At the end of May, high school and college students from around Arizona and the U.S. came together for three days of orientation to begin their time of serving with Arizona summer missions. Orientation, held at the Christian Challenge building at Arizona State University, is designed to help these men and women prepare for their summer of service.
Pillow, retired ASBC evangelism director, dies
Nathan Pillow, Arizona Southern Baptist Convention staff member for more than 25 years, died suddenly June 20 in Tennessee. He was 75.More...
Stoneman, Arizona pastor, dies
Herb Stoneman, pastor of First Southern Baptist Church, Prescott Valley, died June 18 of pancreatic cancer. He was 73.More...
VBS Clinics Attempt to Reach Younger Set
In an attempt to attract and relate to a younger set of Vacation Bible School workers this spring, Arizona's state VBS clinics featured younger conference leaders than in the past.
Historical Society spotlights WMU
The Arizona Baptist Historical Society saluted four women for their involvement in Woman's Missionary Union and Arizona Southern Baptist work by presenting them the Willis J. Ray Award and the Meritorious Service Award at the annual meeting of the society on May 3.
WMU Urged to Join Hands at Annual Celebration
Rose Ignacia, a member of the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, pulled at the heartstrings of Arizona WMU participants as she shared the stories of her salvation and calling into missions at the WMU missions celebration this spring.
Golden Gate Seminary Honors graduates
Dallas Bivins, director of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary's Arizona Campus, presided over commencement exercises May 31 as degreess were conferred on 16 Arizona Campus students. In addition, nine students received diplomas from the seminary's Contextualized Leadership Development program.