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  • McCain’s Bapt. ‘church home’ & pastor host funeral

    August 31 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    McCain’s Bapt. ‘church home’ & pastor host funeral

    The Southern Baptist congregation late Sen. John McCain called his “church home” hosted his Arizona memorial service today (Aug. 30). In addition to a eulogy by former Vice President Joe Biden, the service included references by Pastor Noe Garcia to the love North Phoenix Baptist Church felt for McCain and “the faith he has placed in Jesus Christ.”

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  • 7,321: SBC’s unofficial St. Louis registration

    June 16 2016 by Brian Koonce, The Pathway | with 1 comments
    7,321: SBC’s unofficial St. Louis registration

    The Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting drew 7,321 messengers to St. Louis from the nation’s 46,000-plus churches. The unofficial total is 35 percent above last year’s 5,407 messengers in Columbus, Ohio. When registered guests, exhibitors and others are included, the count of those at the SBC annual meeting rose to 11,581 as of June 15.

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  • Struggling Arizona church embraces church plant

    January 15 2016 by Jean Bihn, Portraits | with 0 comments
    Struggling Arizona church embraces church plant

    Two years ago, members of The Church on Fillmore had to face facts: Their beloved church was failing. A Phoenix institution, the downtown church began as Parkview Baptist Church in 1942. The NAMB Send City coordinator for Phoenix-Tucson, identified The Church on Fillmore as a possible site for a church plant.

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  • Super Bowl, Phoenix Open boost Baptist witness

    January 31 2015 by Shawn Hendricks, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
     Super Bowl, Phoenix Open boost Baptist witness

    While thousands of sports fans descend on the Phoenix area this week, Southern Baptists look to make the most of ministry opportunities as the city hosts the Super Bowl and Phoenix Open.

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