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.

FRESNO – CSBC ministry leaders and staff gathered for the first “staff week” meetings of 2023. The office welcomed Dave Peugh, pastor of The Avenue Church in Fresno, to deliver the message at chapel. Focusing on Matthew chapter 11, Peugh gave a special word he said God placed on his heart, including insights gleaned from…

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March 7, 2023

SANTA CLARITA—She had attended Valley Lights Church previously, but a challenging work schedule made it difficult to connect with others in the congregation on a deep level. A women’s holiday wreath event changed that for one occasional church attendee. The woman “said this was one of the very first events where she felt like she…

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December 13, 2022

MADERA—Outreach events don’t always go as planned. But they’re still a success when they help a church learn to do better next time. That’s what happened when Thrive Church in Madera held a one-year anniversary celebration this fall. Attendance was low. Pastor Josh Dolarian felt like he was “pounding [his] head against the table” and…

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December 6, 2022

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 Janessa Paez | jpaez@csbc.com

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