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.
Every year, churches need to approve housing allowances for eligible ministers as well as accountable reimbursement plans for their pastors and other employees. Many churches are still doing things incorrectly by giving their pastors undocumented auto allowances and improper reimbursements for personal health insurance. Income tax-free reimbursements for individual health insurance premiums were prohibited beginning…
Here is the California Southern Baptist Convention mission giving report for January-September 2020. The report includes all CSBC churches listed in alphabetical order by Association, city and church. The report lists gifts to the Cooperative Program, California Mission Offering and other designated gifts – Annie Armstrong Easter Offering, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering and world hunger….
California Southern Baptist Convention staff are working from home until January 4, 2021 as the coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise in Fresno County. Bill Agee, CSBC executive director, noted that CSBC staff are working as needed to ensure essential business functions are fulfilled during this time. “I want to assure our churches that the CSBC…