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Annual Business Meetings – 2016

Plan to attend the Business Meeting at a church in your area.  You don’t want to miss the updates and exciting things coming in 2016!  Choose from one of these locations: • Sunday, January 31 – 5PM – The Branch … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Something Huge to Share

by Gene Willey Church Planter, Morenci – JOURNEY INTO CHURCH PLANTING Last year there was an article that came to me from a Southwest Church Connection email that peaked my interest. It had to do with an idea a few … Continue reading

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Reflections on Staff Transitions

by Jim Trail  Prescott Pines Camp Director     As summer wound down this year, our camp Program Director pulled me aside to tell me that this was going to be his last summer at Prescott Pines Camp. His second … Continue reading

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Death That Brings Life

by Bert Downs,  SWCC Regional Coach   As the rain settles in for “that season” in Washington State, so does the thought that being in the Southwest would be a really good idea!  But more than the weather, I’m drawn … Continue reading

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A Story Infused by the Grace of God

by Carol Tetzlaff, SWCC Event Coordinator    The story of Ruth is familiar to many.  A young widow who was considered a foreigner to the Jews is rescued by a man who saw beyond her background and into her heart.  … Continue reading

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Huachuca Oaks Update 9-30-14

As many of you have been made aware Southwest Church Connection is in the process of putting Huachuca Oaks Camp up for sale.  We know that the camp has had a significant ministry in the southern part of our state … Continue reading

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Being Prepared to Share the Gospel

by  Carol Tetzlaff, SWCC Event Coordinator  Last week a friend of mine walked into her home to find glass shattered all over the kitchen.  The culprit, a brick from her own backyard.  It was obvious that someone was trying to … Continue reading

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We Shall Know Them by Their Honorarium

By Ed Clavell, D.Min. The way some Christian churches and other organizations pay their speakers, makes me embarrassed to be a member of the same faith. A friend of mine is a gifted preacher and Bible professor. He is married, … Continue reading

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Three Secrets to a Shepherd’s Success

Earlier in July my article “Living the Gospel” appeared in Connection Magazine and can now be found on the SWCC website. It told the story of a remarkable event. One I misjudged badly, but from which, have learned a great … Continue reading

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Summer: Let the Assessment and Planning Begin

Ed Clavell, SWCC Regional Facilitator As someone who is interested in advancing the need for assessment in the church, may I suggest using the early summer as a time to assess and plan for next year.  If your church is … Continue reading

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