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.

SAN DIEGO—Some pastors lament the lack of lasting fruit from their churches’ outreach events. Sean Beaudoin isn’t one of them. At New Vision Church in San Diego, where Beaudoin pastors, outreach festivals are more than fleeting opportunities for family fun. Thanks to effective follow-up, they’re a surefire way to reach people for Christ and assimilate…

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October 11, 2022

CLEARLAKE—After months of outreach to city employees by First Baptist Church in Clearlake, a city hall worker named Crystal brought her daughter to the church’s Backyard Bounce House Party. She told a church leader, “I came to this event because you have handed out several things at city hall from your church… I decided to…

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August 9, 2022

“Oh wow!” That’s what a woman in her 80s said time and again as she wandered from booth to booth at the Shasta Baptist Association’s Mission Fair, learning about the work of Southern Baptist ministries at the associational, state and national levels. The woman’s sister also attended the Mission Fair. As a result, she told…

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July 26, 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 Veronica Morales | vmorales@csbc.com

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