Our team is here to walk alongside churches and leaders in discovering how to engage people far from God through hospitality, listening, and dependence on the Spirit.
We work with a growing network of churches and ministries throughout New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada to train and equip teams to run Alpha. As a result, more people are encountering Christ, and churches are being transformed as their people are activated to share Jesus through Alpha.
We desire to see the Kingdom of God made known amidst our post-Christian society. Alpha was birthed into a similar cultural landscape in London where people were hungry for a safe space that allowed them to ask questions, express doubts, and explore faith. Having a safe space to talk about life’s biggest questions is increasingly more and more relevant to our community, and as a result, we are seeing more churches running Alpha.
Alpha has a proven track record of working in a variety of contexts and is readily adaptable to almost any setting. We are here to help you utilize Alpha to introduce your community to Jesus.
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”— Matthew 28:19-20
Alpha Southwest Events
Join us at our next Run Alpha event. Gather with other churches across the network to learn and practice some of the unique elements of Alpha. When finished, you will have everything you need to run Alpha.
Find an Alpha
Find an Alpha in your area or visit one to see how a church runs it in their unique context.
This is one of the best ways to see what Alpha is all about. Contact the Alpha administrator for details.
Southwest Network Director
Scott Bagshaw is the Southwest Network Director for Alpha USA, including Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas. Scott joined the Alpha USA Team in 2019 after serving as a Youth Pastor for over 20 years in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. He first experienced the effectiveness of Alpha after leading over 100 teenagers through Alpha Youth. In this process, he witnessed extraordinary transformation through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Scott is passionate about mobilizing churches and organizations to fulfill their mission. He finds fulfillment in working with church leaders and guiding others to the love and mercy of Jesus Christ.
Scott lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his wife Jill and their three teenage children. He is a Certified Spiritual Director, a Certified Life Coach, and a very average Pickleball player.
Alpha is funded by the generosity of donors who make it possible for us to provide Alpha resources completely free to churches and guests. If you’d like to support the work of Alpha and its work in the Southwest area please click the button below. Your generosity directly supports our mission to equip and serve the church in its mission to help people to discover and develop a relationship with Jesus through Alpha.