Phoenix Bible Church is planted in October 2014 with a mission to see "Love Move" in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. Following the dissolution of the Phoenix campus of Seattle-based church Mars Hill, a group of determined people, led by Pastor Tim Birdwell, consider the possibility of planting a new church "from the ashes". Phoenix Bible Church is established and begins evening gatherings in downtown Phoenix at Grace Lutheran Church.
Phoenix Bible Church begins gathering at ASU Preparatory Academy in downtown Phoenix on Sunday mornings. A deep connection is formed with people in the downtown community, specifically, in the Historic Garfield Neighborhood.
Given one month to find a new gathering location, God provides an opportunity for Phoenix Bible Church to begin gathering on the campus of Phoenix Christian Preparatory School in the Historic First Methodist Church chapel. A partnership begins with Phoenix Christian as Phoenix Bible Church focuses ministerial efforts on the people of Central Phoenix.
Phoenix Bible Church celebrates five years and adds a second full-time staff member. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, livestream and production infrastructure is updated to care for a socially distanced church. The partnership with Phoenix Christian progresses with mutual facility investments and campus enhancements.
Community Groups experience transformative relationships while gathering weekly in homes across the Valley. Following the addition of a second Sunday service, attendance grows to a high of 400 people on Easter Sunday 2022. Record generosity is experienced as Phoenix Bible Church gives away an entire Easter offering of $40,509 to the Gem Foundation in Kampala, Uganda. The church's second homegrown missionary is commissioned to South America, and the staff team expands from two to seven.