Evangelism and Missions Initiative – California Southern Baptist Convention

Evangelism and Missions Initiative

The Evangelism and Missions team exists to equip churches to be on mission beyond the walls of their buildings by resourcing the vision of the local church. There are 2,405 Southern Baptist churches tasked with reaching 39 million people in California with the gospel.  We are here to resource, equip, and encourage churches and leaders to advance their strategic plan to reach their communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ.  Engaging California Southern Baptists in women’s ministry and missions, disaster relief, and mobilization for state, national and international mission opportunities are ministry resources offered to member congregations. Through leadership development, skill training, local church ministry development, and deployment of volunteers for mission opportunities, the Evangelism & Mission Initiatives Team assists congregations to move beyond the walls of their church into worldwide mission fields.

CSBC Compassion Ministries For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me…  -Matthew 25:35  With a global pandemic and record-breaking wildfires throughout our state, 2020 has been a year unlike any other. While much of the hardship is covered…

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November 30, 2020

Jason Blankenship, Director of Missions for Mid-Valley Southern Baptist Association since 2016, was elected evangelism team leader for California Southern Baptists. Blankenship, a long-time California Southern Baptist has ministered in the state since 2000 and has 15 years of experience serving CSBC churches in ministry roles such as senior pastor and youth pastor. Blankenship has…

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September 11, 2020

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.

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April 21, 2020

Join the East Asia Partnership

How to Partner

  • Choose a people group.
  • Invite small groups to pray together.
  • Have a moment in service dedicated to prayer.
  • Send birthday cards to workers.
  • Send gifts for holidays.
  • Host families on furlough.
  • Send long term workers to your people group.
  • Send short term teams.
  • Send individuals.
You and your church are invited to join us and Discover East Asia Virtually on April, 22nd from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM. Click here to register!

Evangelism Grants

Did you know that CSBC offers grants to assist evangelism efforts? The grants are made possible by the financial support from California Churches. Please note that a prerequisite to receiving the grant is that the requesting church must have supported the Cooperative Program and/or California Missions Offering within the last year.

Click here to apply for a grant for your church or organization.

For questions related to the Grant Request process, please contact Veronica Morales | vmorales@csbc.com

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