California Southern Baptist Convention
Empowering the vision of churches
Partnering with churches to discover, develop, and deploy church planters to reach California for Christ.
Resourcing, supporting, and encouraging California's small churches.
Leading churches through the complexities of church life and ministry.
Preparing churches to be on mission beyond the walls of their buildings.
By Anthony Beaird The three-week-old Dixie Fire engulfed the town of Greenville along with Greenville Southern Baptist Church’s fellowship hall and youth building on Aug. 5. The church had a small apartment in which a father and three daughters were living. All four were evacuated safely, but now face the loss of their home. The…
By Anthony Beaird A sports camp sponsored by Church in the Valley in Ontario has led to new prospects for the Inland-Empire association congregation. After sponsoring the camp June 21-25, Matt Sprankle, associate pastor, said more than 20 adults and children from the camp attended their church for the first time. Most were non-Christians or…
By Terry Barone SAN DIEGO—A California Southern Baptist pastor from the San Diego area has been tapped to serve on the search committee to find the next president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. A.B. Vines, the pastor of New Seasons Church in Spring Valley, is one of six ERLC trustees comprising…