Missions Initiative – California Southern Baptist Convention

Missions Initiative

The Missions Initiatives Team exists to empower and resource churches to be on mission cross-culturally. In partnership with the Internationally Mission Board and other Southern Baptist entities, we strive to reach the nations for Christ in California, the United States, and beyond. In addition, we will care for and spiritually support our missionaries, especially those from California.

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

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

Join the East Asia Partnership

How to Partner

PRAY
  • Choose a people group.
  • Invite small groups to pray together.
  • Have a moment in service dedicated to prayer.
CARE
  • Send birthday cards to workers.
  • Send gifts for holidays.
  • Host families on furlough.
SEND
  • Send long term workers to your people group.
  • Send short term teams.
  • Send individuals.

California Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Ministries

CSBC volunteers contribute manpower, ministry and financial help during major disasters. Disaster Relief donations are used to help volunteers meet physical needs and share the gospel. Visit the Disaster Relief Ministries page here.


Feeding Those Who Feed Us

The purpose of FTWFU is to satisfy the material and spiritual needs (meeting needs and sharing Christ strategy) of migrants or agricultural workers and their families in California by recruiting volunteers (churches, individuals, and organizations) who will serve the migrants by providing groceries and materials (new clothes, backpacks, and school supplies) for the new school year with the purpose of sharing the Good News (salvation through Jesus Christ) to the glory of God.

Find out more about Feeding Those Who Feed Us here.

Women’s Ministry Network

The CSBC Women’s Ministry seeks to engage, encourage and equip women in their calling and spiritual walk with the Lord as they make disciples who make disciples of all nations. Whether as a single or married, in large or small church, women across the state are encouraged to use their God given gifts as we together reach the world for Christ. Connect with us here at csbc.com/women.


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