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Every point of advocacy, every point of moral teaching, every article, every curricular video, every advocacy agenda, every meeting, every coalition call, all of it starts with: ‘How does this relate to the cross of Jesus Christ and to the Gospel of the crucified and resurrected Christ?’

True compassion comes from Christ living in your heart and then putting action into that emotion.

Find mission giving reports for California Southern Baptist Convention churches from January through June in 2020.

Anthology Church of Studio City, which is part of Los Angeles, and Hunter First Baptist Church, which is near Elizabethton in northeast Tennessee, were two of more than 1,000 congregations that participated in the “Caring Well Challenge” in its first year.

The latest rankings place CBU at No. 40 for Best Regional University. The 2021 rankings mark the seventh consecutive year that CBU has received a top-50 ranking in the publication’s “Best Regional Universities” category for public and private colleges in the West. Previously, CBU was ranked No. 43 for 2020.

Cancellation of the 2020 California Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting topped items of business at the CSBC Executive Board meeting held virtually on Sept. 10.

The Board also voted to produce a webcast to premiere Tuesday, Oct. 27 to celebrate achievements of California Southern Baptists since October 2019. The video presentation(s) will remain online after its premiere.

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…

​Gateway Seminary has launched executive searches for a new Vice President for Academic Services and a new Vice President for Business Services to be added to the Executive Leadership team.

When Pastor Shawn Beaty and his congregation began helping evacuees of the Creek Fire near Fresno, he had no idea it would “grow and spin bigger” than he could have ever imagined by serving as many as 2,000 families in one week.