Evangelism Initiative – California Southern Baptist Convention

Evangelism Initiative

The Evangelism 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 and missions tasked with reaching 40 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. Through leadership development, skilled training, local church ministry development, the Evangelism Initiatives Team assists congregations to share the gospel throughout California.

After a year break due to COVID restrictions, California Southern Baptist Youth assembled for “Ignition,” CSBC’s annual State Youth Conference at Magnolia Church in Riverside on January 21 – 22. This year CSBC joined forced with Student Leadership University to bring the Lift Tour to the west coast. RJ McCauley, youth pastor at Magnolia Church…

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January 26, 2022

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

Evangelism Grants

Did you know that CSBC offers grants to assist evangelism efforts in CSBC churches? 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 consistently 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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