CrossLife Church and Gateway Seminary establish leadership residency

September 13, 2023

For the last two decades, new church planters launching in Arizona have largely come from out of state. With the goal of raising up more local leaders, North American Mission…

Local church ministers to isolated, needy community

September 13, 2023

On a Saturday in May, an abundance of bell peppers, cucumbers, potatoes, bread, eggs, sub sandwiches encased in plastic wrap and other grocery store cast-offs covered tables at First Baptist…

Hope for the Hopi

September 13, 2023

Amid mesquite trees and towering, sand-colored rocks sits a modest and historic church. True to its name, Keams Canyon Community Church is nestled in the breathtaking Keams Canyon. It is…

Northwest Chinese Baptist Church Reaching Taiwanese immigrants in Phoenix

September 13, 2023

A new high-tech operation, described as expensive, advanced and massive has come to north Phoenix and along with it an unprecedented opportunity to share the Gospel. Recently, Northwest Chinese Baptist…

With Christian Challenge, Casa Grande church reaches college students

September 13, 2023

Pinal County Cowboy Church began more than 16 years ago through a partnership that was focused on cooperation and kingdom expansion. The church has continued to share the DNA of…

Eyes on the Arizona Mission Offering: Training VBS leaders in Hispanic churches

September 12, 2023

Arizona Southern Baptist Hispanic churches are emphasizing training and Vacation Bible School to build a vibrant and united church community. These efforts not only strengthen the faith of participants and…

ZonaMen’s Conference explores #butGOD theme

September 12, 2023

This year’s ZonaMen’s Conference was a powerful and life-changing event. The conference was attended by about 150 men from around the state and was held and hosted by Cross Church…

Eyes on the Arizona Mission Offering: Love Baptist Church ‘refocuses’ on mission

August 30, 2023

At a leadership summit in January, ministry teams at Love Baptist Church in Phoenix gathered to consider the year ahead. The church’s senior pastor, Adam Henry, shared new vision and…

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