Hiking in the Grand Canyon
The Strength of a Network
Welcome to the AZSBC E-Newsletter! In this edition, Executive Director Dr. David Johnson tells about a recent one-day hike with a group of pastors and others to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and back. Like a group of hikers, our network is stronger together and makes the journey easier.
Working Together to Take Your Next Step
"There is great value in being part of a network of churches that can help each other discern and take their unique next step toward accomplishing the mission God has given them," writes Dr. David Johnson. "... We can take advantage of each other's strengths in the network to strengthen our own work."
Church Finds Pandemic is Catalyst for Small Groups

"[God] hasn't stopped moving because of COVID," says Aaron Petre, pastor of Enchanted Hills Baptist Church in Tucson. The church began 10 virtual small groups when Sunday School classes became instantly unworkable last spring.

Propel: Christian Challenge Students Prepare to Lead

While most college students
were thinking about finishing
the academic year, Christian Challenge AZ campus mission-aries and student leaders spent a Saturday thinking about the upcoming fall semester. They talked about how to reach their campuses with the Gospel and ways to connect with incoming freshmen and reconnect with each other.

Arizona's Baptism Sunday
Celebrate at Your Church May 23
What if all of our churches, regardless of their size, worked their respective fields of ministry, tilled the soil with prayer and faithful presence, engaged in authentic conversations that planted gospel seeds and then celebrated the harvest together?

Pastors & Wives Retreat
Registration Closing Soon!
This is your last chance to register for the upcoming Pastors & Wives Retreat. Don’t miss the opportunity to Relax, Refresh, Recharge at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson with fellow pastoral couples!

Book Corner
The Gift of Courage: The Journey from the Valley to the Mountain
Dr. Philip Calvert, senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Casa Grande
What is this book about? 
The Gift of Courage is a 40-day devotional specifically written to offer readers encouragement in the midst of life’s difficult circumstances and heartaches. The book is written for those going through a challenge, as well as those who minister to hurting people. 

Johnny and Donna Maust

Share with your church how your support through the Cooperative Program allows missionaries like the Mausts to use their God-given gifts
and passions to reach others with the Gospel of Jesus. Pray for Donna’s cooking and soap-making classes to continue to open doors for Gospel
conversations and that their Bible study
groups will continue to grow.

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