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With the 2022 SBC Annual Meeting in Southern California, an exciting prospect came with it as local churches were given the opportunity to participate in a regionalized evangelism initiative called Crossover. Since 1989, the North American Mission Board has reported more than 30,000 professions of faith in Christ through Crossover events. Many CSBC churches signed…

FRESNO—It started with a Facebook Messenger note from pastor Tito Villegas’ former college professor. He found a rare Lottie Moon doll among his father’s belongings and wanted to know if Villegas would like to have it—since Villegas was a vocal supporter of Southern Baptist missions. Villegas said yes. Now he’s using the doll to help…

MADERA – This summer marks the return of the Feeding Those Who Feed Us (FTWFU) Ministry outreach events at migrant centers throughout the state in nearly two years due to Covid. With 26 centers throughout the state, The Madera Center was the sixth to celebrate the return of this ministry on August 13th. Outreach events…

Bulletin from The Baptist Foundation of California The Baptist Foundation of California (BFCal) is proud to announce it has increased its fixed fund rates. Starting July 1, churches and ministry organizations can earn 3% per year with BFCal’s long-term fund and 1.65% with its mid-term fund. Existing clients will not have to do anything to…

CSBC Migrant Ministries celebrates 75 decisions for Christ in the first quarter of 2022 In honor of the legacy of Cesar Chavez’s contributions in the areas of civil rights and farm labor legislation, we want to celebrate the Kingdom work in God’s fields, through migrant ministries among California Southern Baptists.In the first three months of…

Max Herr, Our HR and Church Compliance Ministry Specialist, hosted a conversation with the guys at Church Growth Services on Stewardship in the 21st Century. Stewardship is the stabilizer of the church. Without stable General Fund giving, a church will fail. Without adequate General Fund revenue, a church will not be able to pay its…