California Southern Baptist Convention – Empowering the vision of churches

California Southern Baptist Convention

Empowering the vision of churches


Partnering with churches to discover, develop, and deploy church planters to reach California for Christ.


Preparing churches to be on mission beyond the walls of their buildings.


Leading churches through the complexities of church life and ministry.


Resourcing churches to be on mission cross-culturally.

FRESNO, Ca – Leaders from across the California Southern Baptist Convention are reacting to the news of a mass shooting that occurred Saturday evening, January 21, at a Lunar New Year Festival in Monterey Park, a suburb of Los Angeles. Every leader from across California’s diverse landscape is grief-stricken and setting eyes toward Christ as…

FRESNO—Prayers for a search team to find a new pastor, for church growth, for new leaders, and for children’s ministries were a few of the requests California Southern Baptist Convention staff received from churches for prayer during December. However, the CSBC staff wants to hear from more churches about their prayer requests and needs in…

SANTA CLARITA—She had attended Valley Lights Church previously, but a challenging work schedule made it difficult to connect with others in the congregation on a deep level. A women’s holiday wreath event changed that for one occasional church attendee. The woman “said this was one of the very first events where she felt like she…