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Grace is a Person

This past Sunday was Silas’s first official time in Children’s Church. As a young church plant, Crossroad has had to be flexible with our service structure. We’ve offered a Children’s Church in the past, but recently, we haven’t had enough … Continue reading

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Christmas Tamales

Making tamales at Christmastime is a Hispanic family tradition. It’s a long and involved process, so it makes for a great bonding experience for family and friends. This year a friend from church invited some of us to make tamales … Continue reading

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100 Things

At our CBC Ladies’ Bible Study meeting last Thursday night, Jen encouraged each of us to make a list of 100 things we’re thankful for and then to pray that list back to God. Last night I sat down and … Continue reading

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Birth of a Church

Sunday, September 15, 2013, Crossroad Baptist Church of Arizona held its charter service uniting Crossroad Baptist Church of Buckeye and Gateway Baptist Church of Avondale. We praise God for His working in bringing two churches together into one unified body! … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Life. It’s been happening. We fill our days with ordinary moments that glue our family together. So what’s been happening here on Winslow Avenue? Let me catch you up. Last week we attended our first spring training game with our … Continue reading

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Bursting Out

I didn’t realize how sleep deprived I was until I tried to have an actual conversation with another adult this week. A friend asked when my baby was born, and my mind was blank! All I could think of was … Continue reading

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A Desert Family Fall

My cousin, Laura, and her husband Chuck came for a short, but fun-filled visit last week. Silas made sure Uncle “Tuck” knew that all cars, trucks, airplanes, boats, and motorcycles go “Vrroom! Beep! Beep!” Aunt “Wawa” was able to take … Continue reading

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Springtime Brunch

My friend, who loves throwing beautiful parties, asked me to help with the brunch she had planned for the ladies of Crossroad Baptist Church. Yellow and purple were our colors~so bright and spring-y. Melissa had found these adorable paper peony … Continue reading

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Checking In with Church

We often mention Crossroad Baptist Church when meeting others for the first time. Why? Because, upon discovering Stephen is a Hoosier and I’m a Hillbilly, they ask, “So what brought you to Phoenix?” Then we tell them about Crossroad. Our … Continue reading

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CBC Website Gets a New Look

The new website for Crossroad Baptist Church is now active. Stephen revamped the old website by switching from Joomla to WordPress, which gives us a more informative and attractive online presence. He customized the Ecclesia WordPress theme and updated the … Continue reading

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