Church Planting Initiative – California Southern Baptist Convention

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We exist to reach California. With nearly every language, culture, and tribe making up the 33 million unreached people in California, the Lord has brought the world to us. If we reach California, we reach the world. Our church planting mission is to partner with all CSBC churches in discovering, developing, and deploying church planters to reach California for Christ.

Our church planting mission is to partner with all CSBC churches in discovering, developing, and deploying church planters to reach California for Christ.

Legal & Risk Management Guidance for Ministry Leaders on Navigating Religious Exemptions in Their Congregation, August 25, 2021. Have you had a congregant ask you for a signature to help them get a religious exemption for vaccines? If so, you’re not alone. While the topic is a touchy one, it is important that we address…

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August 26, 2021

By David Roach LOS ANGELES—Pastor Michael Hibbert was at a party when he met a young man named Denzel. They began talking, and Hibbert invited him to church. Denzel called a couple of months later and said he wanted to attend. Before long, he committed his life to Christ and Hibbert learned the depth of…

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August 5, 2021

Did you know your church can save thousands of dollars with the Employee Retention Credit? And it’s not too late. In 2021, your church can receive up to $14,000 per qualified employee. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a fully refundable tax credit for employers equal to 50% (2020) or 70% (2021) of the first…

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July 8, 2021

Some of our California Church Plants

If you are interested in beginning the process of church planting, we would love to explore your calling and determine how CSBC can partner with you. One of the ways we can better assist you and move forward is by completing a church planter assessment. Why complete an assessment? The assessment introduces you to 13 characteristics church planters need to be successful. The assessment has been used by thousands of planters to provide a quick glimpse into your strengths and weaknesses. It is meant to encourage and evaluate. This assessment is a valuable tool in the church planting process.

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