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.

ALAMEDA – CSBC’s Ignition (NorCal) Student Conference was a resounding success, with rave reviews coming in from 5 students and one leader. The conference, hosted by Gracepoint Church in Alameda, was organized by RJ McCauley, in partnership with SLU’s Lift Tour, and featured a number of dynamic speakers and workshops. The students who attended the…

Interim DOM, Tem Mattox, shares a glimpse of his first experience at the annual Director of Missions Fellowship gathering in Fresno. FRESNO, Ca. – On Sunday, my wife Karen and I checked in to our hotel and lounged for a short while before I received a text from our DOM Fellowship President, John Bohrer, inviting…

FRESNO – CSBC ministry leaders and staff gathered for the first “staff week” meetings of 2023. The office welcomed Dave Peugh, pastor of The Avenue Church in Fresno, to deliver the message at chapel. Focusing on Matthew chapter 11, Peugh gave a special word he said God placed on his heart, including insights gleaned from…