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We are Teachers to One Another

I’m not sure when Teacher Appreciation Week is, but I certainly appreciate the many teachers who have had to put up with me. My sense is that we all have teachers that we can name who made a deep and abiding impact on our lives. Some “teachers” touched our lives in a positive manner outside of the classroom having never thought of themselves in this role because they were not employed as educators.

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An Honest Struggle of Biblical Proportions

Peter was someone who, I believe, understood what it means to struggle with your faith. I’m not talking about the times wavered between strength and weakness. I’m talking about the struggle of actually growing one’s understanding of what it means to be the people of God. Take a minute and look at how Peter grew. He was raised as a good Jewish man. He most likely knew the basic teachings of the Torah. He had been taught what the prophets had to say. Let’s say that Peter had a grasp on what his faith had taught him. Then he encountered the risen Jesus and everything began to change.

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Apportionments: Giving Out of Gratitude

By Randy Bowman, Conference Treasurer Why should we give? There are many reasons that come to my mind, but first and foremost always seems to be...
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Large Church Initiative 2017

The Large Church Initiative (LCI) is a conference that will equip you as a pastor or church staff member to be more effective in your ministry for...
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Church partnership with I.C.E.

Find the updated Needs List, register online as a volunteer, commit to pray for the project, and/or to give money or items. Then use to share this news through Social Media or on church websites.

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Annual Conference Mission Projects

Annual Conference Mission Projects

At the 2017 Desert Southwest Annual Conference, participants will have multiple opportunities to make an impact in the community. Here’s a sneak peak at the first three projects that will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Clergy Benefits Academy

Be inspired at the Clergy Benefits Academy. Academy dates are August 7-9, 2017 in Tempe, AZ.

Clergy Benefits Academy

Be inspired at the Clergy Benefits Academy. Academy dates are August 7-9, 2017 in Tempe, AZ.

Clergy Benefits Academy

Be inspired at the Clergy Benefits Academy. Academy dates are August 7-9, 2017 in Tempe, AZ.

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 13462, Phoenix, AZ 85002-3462

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Caliente, NV 89008-0544

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 135, Duncan, AZ 85534-0135

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 307, Nogales, AZ 85628-0307

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 910, Bisbee, AZ 85603-0910

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 844, Yuma, AZ 85366-8844

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 186., Jerome, AZ 86331-0186

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 276, Holbrook, AZ 86025-0276

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 4828, Huachuca City, AZ 85616-0828

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 684, Maricopa, AZ 85139

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 2940, Mesquite, NV 89024-2940

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 1345, Page, AZ 86040-1345

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 315, Patagonia, AZ 85624-0315

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 304, San Simon, AZ 85632

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 1402, Overgaard, AZ 85933-1402

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 1309, Mesa, AZ 85211-6160

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Mailing address: P.O. Box 12007, Casa Grande, AZ 85130-0549

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Mailing address: P O Box 729, Kearny, AZ 85237-0729

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Mailing address: PO BOX 307, Willcox, AZ 85644-0307

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Mailing address: PO BOX 8, Youngtown, AZ 85363-0008

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