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Watching God at work through Arizona Southern Baptists.
Areas of interest
- 1STVBS Clinics, Mar., April
- 2NDDR Chaplaincy Training, Mar. 14-15
- 3RDEvangelism Dialogue, Mar. 13
- 4THConversational Evangelism, Mar. 21-22
DTPHX Church: Where 'church' is an action verb
By Jim Helman
Our first conversation began over a cup of coffee at one of the many (fabulous) espresso venues in the downtown Phoenix community. Being a husband is hard enough. Being the father of two brilliant daughters both under the age of five makes it impossible. Now add the complicated work responsibility that comes with being a firefighter, meaning you are living long days. Life is easy to slip into autopilot. Life is not bad, just dangerously routine.
WMU Missions Celebration set for April 25-26
WMU members will be "Joining Hands" across Arizona as they participate in the 2014 Statewide WMU Missions Celebration.
Finish Well Bootcamp offers refresher
Nine pastors and their wives recently took part in the Finish Well Bootcamp, a new ministry refresher course offered by the state convention.
Typhoon hits close to home for Filipino churches
As he hit the song's high notes, Associate Pastor Simeon Ferreras' heart weighed heavily, and even as he immersed himself in the song's message, his thoughts carried him to his home country. It was the second Sunday after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central islands in the Philippines, and the worship leader's heart had sunk, again and again, at the horrific images of the terrible path that the storm had struck
People respond following sermon on baptism
What happens when a pastor preaches on baptism and invites people to be obedient?
“It was crazy. We ran out of towels,” said Ben Barfield, pastor of Common Ground Church of Sahuarita.
Make plans now to attend a VBS clinic
While many Arizona Southern Baptist churches are still following up on decisions made during Vacation Bible School this past summer, it's not too early to put VBS training events for summer 2014 on your calendar, according to Cheri Dempsey, who serves as Arizona Southern Baptist Convention's VBS training coordinator.
NET 21 focuses on making disciples
Develop a strategy for discipleship and create new groups, leaders were told at NET 21 -- Networking, Equipping and Training for the 21st Century -- held at CrossPointeTempe Church, August 24.
ReFresh ministers to youth pastors, leaders
Youth pastors and lay leaders enjoyed a relaxing weekend of refreshment and encouragement in September at ReFresh, a retreat for youth leaders.
Sunday School Seminar Trains Leaders
How is Sunday School like the table game Jenga? More than 50 Sunday School leaders from 10 churches gathered one recent Saturday to find out.
Grace Church, Casa Grande, takes VBS to community
Grace Church of Casa Grande took Vacation Bible School into the mission field of the community this summer.