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​FRESNO—California Southern Baptists led the Southern Baptist Convention in the number of new church plants in 2019 while also recording increased baptisms for the second consecutive year, according to figures released by SBC entities.

Forward, a 3-year-old church plant averaging 50-70 in worship before the COVID-19 shutdown, has seen at least 20 people accept Christ and become involved with the church through its online ministry during the pandemic.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortages have yielded an opportunity for one Riverside church to share the love of Christ with health care workers and emergency personnel.

CSBC executive director lays out financial future of Convention

Today, more than 10 years later, Windsor Hills — now called The Hill Church — is back from the brink of collapse.

Whether daytime or evening, VBS ministers to children and their families

New church is part of a network reaching out to US Marines

Orange County Association is helping church planters with mentoring and one-on-one assistance.

A church plant in Yuba City refers to its volunteers as “bridge builders”

In Ukraine, Southern Baptist missionary Russell Woodbridge often encounters people who fled their homes in the eastern part of the country when war broke out a few years ago.