Focus your heart on missions, Arizona pastors urge

November 8, 2023

Arizona pastors Brian McCoy and Gary Derbyshire addressed the Arizona Mission Network of Southern Baptists’ annual meeting theme of “Open Your Eyes” and issued a call to missions involvement at…

Council approves ’24 budget reflecting reduced CP giving, affirms international missions partnership

October 25, 2023

The Convention Council of the Arizona Mission Network of Southern Baptists approved a 2024 operating budget that reflects reduced Cooperative Program giving by AZMN churches in 2023 and affirmed a…

George Shuttleworth: ‘Jesus led me all the way…’

October 24, 2023

On October 8, First Baptist Church, Sun Lakes, celebrated George Shuttleworth’s legacy of service and retirement with a thanksgiving worship service and reception. At age 91, Shuttleworth, associate pastor and…

Proclaim: Students challenged to act on gospel opportunities

October 24, 2023

Every day is a mission trip. If one believes that and has the boldness to pray and act on opportunities to profess the good news of Jesus Christ daily, lives…

Arizona Disaster Relief brings aid to Maui, Guam

October 24, 2023

Windowless, destroyed buildings. Blown-out tires on vehicles swallowed by flames. “Everything was burnt to the ground,” Becki Haag said. “Everything was gray.” Haag is back in Phoenix after serving as…

Arise Conference reminds women ‘Even if … God is Still Good’

October 10, 2023

Women from throughout the state recharged, reconnected and grew in their relationship with Jesus at the fourth annual Arise AZ Conference in Sedona. A total of 675 women attended the…

Joyce Parker, ministry spouse and GCU supporter, dies at 96

October 10, 2023

Joyce Parker, businesswoman, Grand Canyon University supporter and widow of retired Arizona Southern Baptist Convention staff member Bill Parker, died Sept. 25. She was 96. Joyce Marie Daily Parker was…

Renovación focuses on discipleship, evangelism basics

September 26, 2023

The annual whirlwind Renovación Tour spanned three days and more than 300 miles. A total of 283 Spanish-speaking leaders and lay people from 21 churches attended Renovación, which was held…

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