Centennial Vision Churches


Name of Church Pastor Date of Commitment Comments
Iglesia Bautista Horeb,
Marcos Campos 02-05-14 here we are to Help… we are going to help planting churches… so, here we go… ­čÖé blessings
GracePointe Church
Tom Holland 02-05-14
Downtown Phoenix Church James Helman 02/05/2014 We stand with you!
First Southern Baptist Church of Wickenburg Dr. Bill Achilles 02/05/2014
First Baptist Church,
Jerry Kinman February 2014 Working together to bring lost souls to know Christ. Need to instruct new Christians and train them, as well. Without a vision the people perish.
New Beginnings Baptist Church
Ray Lepage February 5, 2014 Moving forward with His help
First Indian Baptist Church
Shaun Whitey 2/2/2014 FIBC has work to do to become a Centennial Vision Church. We are committed to join Arizona Southern Baptists to do our part! Our church will be developing implications of the vision particular to our church.
North Swan Baptist Church
Gary Marquez February 2, 2014 We are excited to share in the dream and will do all that God asks of us to go forth and share Jesus!
The Way Fellowship Church
Scott Gourley 2/7/2014 Through prayer, faith, and faithfulness, let us see the Lord do this.
Desert Harvest Church
Joey Baysinger 2/9/2014 Working together to bring a great harvest for His name alone!
Ajo Calvary Baptist Church
Rob Broussard 07 Feb 2014
First Southern Baptist
John Ott February 9, 2014
Light in the Desert
Darwin Meighan February 9, 2014 We are 100% unanimously on board toward accomplishing the Centennial Vision God has given us. Looking forward to “working together” in partnership! Let’s press on! (Philippians 3:12-14)
Ministerio Cristiano Nueva Esperanza
Sergio Garcia 2/16/14 We are a newly planted church. Our focus has been and will continue to be to expand from here by teaching and raising up new workers, teachers and Pastors for more church plants. We stand with you and are working towards the combined goals as stated in the Centennial Vision Covenant.
The Bridge Tempe Tony Valenti 2/25/2014
First Southern, Glendale Mark Mucklow March 23, 2014
First Baptist, Arizona City Keith Durham April 15, 2014
Golden Valley Baptist Church Steve Brown April 27, 2014 We commit ourselves to God and one another for His glory! We will trust and attempt only what God can do so He may receive full credit for the work accomplished through His Body.
College View Baptist Church, Mesa Mitch McDonald (Transitional) April 27, 2014 The church made this commitment this past Sunday during a Soul Winning Commitment Day.
Calvary Baptist, Lake Havasu Chad Garrison April 30, 2014
Tempe Christian Church Daniel Martin 23 February 2013 Tempe Christian Church believes that the Centennial Vision is founded in Biblical principles. Therefore we are complete agreement with the Vision. We commit to developing leaders that will start churches in the near future and beyond.
Beaver Creek Baptist, Rimrock Ken Miller 14MAY14
Mountain View Baptist, Tucson Bret Burnett 5/18/14 MVBC affirms the Centennial Vision of the AZSBC and pledges to do all it can to help fulfill this vision.
Waypoint Church, Maricopa Jay Gjurgevich 6/18/14 Waypoint is happy to serve with our sister churches and pleased to work together to make disciples of peoples in Arizona and around the world.
Sanctuary, Mesa Eddie Fearing 3/1/14
Church on Randall Place, Pine John Lake January, 2014 Pastor Dr. John Lake and elders of Church on Randall Place has already committed to the focus of ” Making more disciples of all peoples in Arizona and around the world.” This has been the vision, mission and focus of CORP several years prior to 2014. The leadership and ministries within Church on Randall Place as well as our outreach and evangelism to surrounding communities and various organizations has been our discipleship focus since day one serving at CORP. Because of this, it was a natural partnership for CORP to join and participate with ASBC Centennial Vision Covenant. Church on Randall Place wholeheartedly supports the ASBC Centennial Vision Covenant as well as the mission statement, vision statement , commitment and the 7 core values including; Biblical Authority, Great Commission, Local Church, Diversity in Unity, Innovation, Relationship and Prayer.
Green Valley Baptist John Guillott July 16, 2014
Love Baptist, Phoenix John Elder February, 2014 We have met as a church, discussed the Centennial Vision in groups, had Dr. David Johnson come and speak to us, and developed our own document which includes adopting the Centennial Vision.
El Puente, Phoenix Armando Barraza February, 2014
Primera Iglesia Bautista Chandler Hernando Cardenas March 1, 2014 We are a Spanish Church solely created to glorify God by obeying the Great Commandment (Matthew 22: 36-40) and the Great Commission (Matthew 28: 18-20), and to produce disciples of Jesus Christ
We are a Christian church for Hispanic families in Chandler, Arizona and surrounding communities. Our mission is to bring the message of God in the Bible to all groups of people.
We are committed to adopt the Centennial Vision covenant and bow to commit ourselves to work together to accomplish this vision.
Empty Tomb Church, Peoria Ernest La Mertha January, 2014
First Chinese, Phoenix Jeffry Lee August 10, 2014
Harvest Church at Anthem at Merrill Ranch, Anthem Mike Bishop August 10, 2014
Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana Heriberto Osobampo Julio 20, 2014
FSBC Phoenix Dr. Steve Hayes August 6, 2014 In the July quarterly business meeting we voted unanimously to support the mission and vision with our commitment.
International Baptist Ministries Fellowship Church, Mesa Yaw B. Poku August 14, 2014
First Baptist Church, Mohave Valley Jack Thompson August 14, 2014
Pinnacle Church, Scottsdale Rob Gaschler August 22, 2014
Iglesia Puente de Vida, Tucson Vance Wood August 25, 2014
ClaireVista Church, Sun City West Joel Collette August 26, 2014
Morningside, Tucson Dewayne Gamez March 30, 2014
First Southern, Holbrook Jim Minnick August 24, 2014 FSBC Holbrook has voted to support and be involved in the ASBC’s Centennial Vision of winning people to Christ and training all to do God’s work until He comes in fulfilling Jesus Christs’ great commission. Praise the Lord!
Grace Baptist Church, Casa Grande Jeremiah Bradford January, 2014
Emmanuel Baptist, Tucson Sean Haynes 9/1/14
First Baptist, Show Low Dr. Lowell Warren 4/20/14
CrossPoinTempe, Tempe RL (Bob) Dodridge 4/2/14 CrossPoinTempe voted in a special called business meeting, at the recommendation of the Missions Committee, to fully affirm and support the ASBC “Centennial Vision Covenant” and to increase our Cooperative Program giving beginning with July, 2014 with other increases proposed for 2015 and 2016. In addition, we voiced our desire to be proactive in seeking mission endeavors in and out of our state to be intentionally involved in. We are praying for our ASBC leadership and the God- honoring efforts to reach our state, our nation, our world for Jesus Christ.
Hillside Baptist, Phoenix Brian LeStourgeon 9/9/14 Hillside has always been about planting new churches by partnering with existing churches. We are currently working in two partnerships that each plan to launch in February 2015. We are also starting Spanish Bible studies to better reflect our community. Working together for missions is what makes us SBC churches. We are proud to be a part of what the churches of the ASBC are doing together for the Kingdom of Christ!
First Southern, Blythe, CA Doug Hutcherson September 10, 2014 We are developing our budget and growth strategy to conform to the AZ centennial vision strategy. We have been aligned with California SBC as well. CP money has been going through their office. That may change in months ahead.
Pastor Doug Hutcherson
Genuine Comm Church, Tucson Timothy Coffey 9/13/14 We are fully committed to making disciples of Christ and supporting missions through cooperative fund giving.
Village Meadows, Sierra Vista Mark Pitts 04/01/14
Foothills Baptist, Yuma James Doyle September 14, 2014
Lighthouse Baptist, Phoenix Carlos Perez September 27, 2014
Wellspring, Goodyear Chris Stull September 29, 2014 We support the vision of God upon AZ SBC in AZ. Thrilled to partner and participate with Kingdom churches in the Great Commission. May the Lord bring unity and great fruitfulness. May He revive His church until He returns!
The Meadows Baptist, Glendale David Litzenberger September 17, 2014 The church family at The Meadows Baptist Church voted unanimously to affirm and participate in the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention Centennial Vision Covenant. We are determined as a part of our own vision to plant more churches and are delighted to see our fellows SBC churches joining in the mission God has given.
Burton Baptist Church, Show Low Matt Gaston September 28, 2014
Drexel Heights, Tucson Dan Gutierrez September 30, 2014 For the Glory of God!
First Baptist, Apache Junction Chris Baker 4/14/2014
First Nepali Church of Tucson Triston Dyer 10/3/2014 We as a church pray this vision is reached and God receive much glory as a result. We do covenant together with you for this vision to be realized.
Camp Verde Baptist Church Dana Burris 10/12/2014 Church voted, and we’re in!
Brand New Church Dr. W. Leon Sikes 10/15/2014 I have been thrilled with the work that Dr. Johnson is doing in our state to make our state convention more effective and efficient in reaching souls for Christ. I count it an honor to be a part of this plan and will make it a matter of prayer and participation.
Family of Faith Fellowship, Queen Creek Ed Stutz 9/15/2014 We are blessed to join our fellow arizona Baptist by committing to this covenant.
Calvary, Flagstaff Leadership Team 10/20/2014
Iglesia Bautista “Kairos”, Tucson Jorge Garcia 9/16/2014 We would like to start at least two new or more missions here in the north Tucson Area, we have a family ready to go out and do it. and we commit our self to pray and help for this vision. May the Lord help you to accomplish the centennial goal.
Apollo Baptist Church, Glendale James D. Porter 10/21/2014
Enchanted Hills, Tucson Benjamin Ried 10/26/2014 Enchanted Hills affirmed the Centennial Vision by adopting the following vision statement:We dream of a church of 150 families consistently attending worship service each week with 120 families actively engaged in a weekly Bible Study and 75 families participating in corporate prayer. Our congregation will reflect the diversity of the community in which we live and consist of people from various ethnic backgrounds and languages, specifically English and Spanish. Our English services will consist of 75 families and our Spanish services will consists of 75 families. Our elders and deacons will represent the diversity of our church body, allowing us to truly be recognized as one church in two languages. As a healthy church, we will baptize at least 20 persons per year; give 15% or more to missions, including 10% to the Cooperative Program; and actively be engaged in church planting. Each year, we will send out 20 people on short-term or long-term missions and by 2020 see at least 3 members enter full-time ministry.So├▒amos con una iglesia de 150 familias que asistan al servicio de adoraci├│n constantemente cada semana con 120 familias que participen activamente en un estudio b├şblico semanal y 75 familias que participen en la oraci├│n colectiva. Nuestra congregaci├│n reflejar├í la diversidad de la comunidad en la que vivimos y se compondr├í de personas de diferentes or├şgenes y lenguas ├ętnicas, especialmente Ingl├ęs y Espa├▒ol. Nuestros servicios de ingl├ęs constar├ín de 75 familias y nuestros servicios de espa├▒ol constar├ín de 75 familias. Nuestros ancianos y di├íconos representar├ín la diversidad de nuestro cuerpo en la iglesia, lo que nos permit├í realmente ser reconocidos como una iglesia de dos idiomas. Como una iglesia saludable, vamos a bautizar al menos 20 personas por a├▒o; dar el 15% o m├ís para las misiones, incluyendo el 10% al Programa Cooperativo; y activamente comprometerse en la plantaci├│n de iglesias. Cada a├▒o, vamos a enviar a 20 personas en misiones de corto plazo o de largo plazo y en 2020 tendremos al menos 3 miembros que se dediquen al ministerio tiempo completo.
Second Mile, Tucson Chad Haynes 10/28/2014 May we display a radical commitment to Jesus as we work together for the joy of His mission.
First Baptist, Sun City West Glenn Saul 10/29/2014
Iglesia Bautista Fuente de Paz, Cave Creek Homero Salda├▒a Nov. 2, 2014
Westridge Baptist Ministerio Hispano, Phoenix Isaac Aviles Nov. 2, 2014 Dios bendiga esta gran Visi├│n
First Southern Baptist Church, Avondale Jack Marslender Oct. 29, 2014 FSBCA voted unanimously to be a Centennial Vision Church, and we are looking forward with a great deal of anticipation to what God is going to do in the future of the ASBC!
Mission Drive Baptist, Phoenix Victor Berrelez July 2014 I first read the Centennial Vision at the State Convention meeting last year. I believe this vision can take God’s church to a new level than its been before. God bless.
New Light Baptist Church MISION HISPANA, Phoenix Hernan Perez November 3, 2014 Comprometido al llamado de Dios.
Por que sembrar nuevas iglesias es sembrar para la eternidad”Porque all├ş donde dos o tres de ustedes se re├║nan en mi nombre, all├ş estar├ę yo.”
y poniendo la fe en accion creemos y seremos parte de esta vision.
Southern Baptist Temple, Phoenix Jess Garrison October 12, 2014
Iglesia Bautista “Fillmore”, Phoenix Genaro Martinez 10/26/14 Nuestra iglesia se ha unido al pacto de la vision del centenario para trabajar junto en el cumplimiento de la Gran Comision de acuerdo a San Mateo 28:19, 20. Nuestra vision es el extendimiento del reino de Dios mediante la evangelizacion y el discipulado.
First Southern Baptist, Paradise Valley Ed Peterson 11-08-2014 This has been our focus for a few years now.
Sabino Road, Tucson Joe Stewart 9/9/14 We’ll begin by launching a restart of a church on the West Side of Tucson in January.
SonRise Bible Church, Scottsdale Curtis Brown 11-11-2014 May our gracious and sovereign Lord empower His local church to be unceasingly God-glorifying, Christ-centered, Spirit controlled and believing the Bible. May our Lord Jesus Christ grow His churches in all ways that please Him.
Salt and Light Church, Phoenix Brent Johnson 11-11-2014
Palm Vista, Surprise Jackie Allen 11-11-2014 Let’s do this!
Son Rise Church of the Valley, Peoria Clarence Bradley 11-11-2014 Son Rise Church of the Valley is proud to be committed to the Centennial Vision. We also have great confidence in the God fearing leadership of our Arizona Southern Baptist Convention. And finally, we are certain that great things are about to happen as result of our churches commitment to the vision that honors the principals in which Christ has laid out for his New Testament churches.
Grace Fellowship, Vail, AZ Steve Chamblee 11-12-2014 Standing together with SBC churches in Arizona to see disciples made in all of AZ, the West, and the World!
Heart Cry Church, Queen Creek Billy Van Camp 11-14-2014
Cornerstone Korean Baptist Church, Chandler Steve Son May 11, 2014 We testify to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ by the power of Holy Spirit.
Sunset View Baptist Church, El Mirage Stephen G. Penick 1/9/15 We are happy to be onboard. God has miraculous things in store for Arizona Southern Baptist churches.
Happy Valley Baptist Church, Glendale Chris Bell 1/11/15 Our church unanimously adopted the Centennial Vision Covenant in our January Members’ Meeting. We gladly partner with other Arizona congregations in making disciples and planting churches. To God be the Glory, great things He has done and continues to do!

Making Jesus Known in the Valley & Beyond!

First Baptist Church, Garden Lakes Jeffrey Stachmus 2/1/15 What a super day, as the church body of FBC Garden Lakes voted to adopt the Centennial Vision Covenant. We look forward to an excited journey with our fellow baptists as we seek to advance God’s kingdom in the West Valley, the State of Arizona and beyond. We are thankful for Dr. Johnson and the state staff who help us keep the vision of God the foremost of importance for our congregations. We pray that the body of Christ will unify and that revival will come through this endeavor. May the Lord bless us all.
First Baptist, Chino Valley Mark Reeder 12/14
Porter Mountain Fellowship SBC, Lakeside Jim Stansberry 03/08/2015
22nd St Baptist, Tucson Ashley Evans 04/10/2015
Emmanuel Baptist Church of Sun City Daniel Fosnight Nov. 14, 2014 Working together for God’s glory!
Iglesia Bautista Central, Phoenix Ramon Rodriguez Oct. 18, 2015 En nuestra reunion de negocios no solo nos comprometemos a ser una iglesia con Vision del Centenario, sino que la incluimos en nuestra Visi├│n. Adelante hermanos en pos de la Visi├│n!
Valley View SBC, Snowflake Dr. Lowell Warren Feb. 10, 2016
First Southern, Overgaard Tom Doubt Nov. 13, 2016 We have reached the 2028 goal of giving at least 10% to the Cooperative Program, plus our missions giving to Lottie Moon, Annie Armstrong, and the Desert Pines Association.

Though our worship and Sunday School attendance is seasonal, we are committed to reach the goals of 150 and 100 during the high attendance season (summer) by 2028.

The Lord has worked through us to increase our number of baptisms to the half-way point of the goal. We are committed to reach this goal, for the glory of God, by a renewed sense of reaching the lost in our community.

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