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AB 506 Webinar AB506 Resources In our role of serving ministries in California, the California Southern Baptist Convention is working to develop authoritative resources for the ministries we serve. We’ve been following the law and making sure that our ministries have all of the resources to comply with the requirements of AB 506 in California.  …

Whether you’re a high-school student or retiree, you can join an International Mission Board team overseas to reach the nations. Southern Baptists have been sending IMB missionaries to be steadfastly present among those who have never heard the gospel for more than 177 years. Through the generous giving of Southern Baptists to the Cooperative Program…

Volunteers are always needed to support Annual General Meetings (AGM) on the mission field. An AGM for IMB missionaries is a week-long conference for missionaries from a specific region of the world. This includes times of worship, prayer, teaching, encouragement, fellowship, and training for the missionaries. An AGM is very similar to state convention meetings…

(Click here to read in English) Un dicho popular en México y otros países dice que “cada quien habla según le fue en la fiesta”. Es decir, la opinión de las personas sobre un acontecimiento cambia de acuerdo a su experiencia. Nuestra perspectiva determina la manera en la que valoramos o apreciamos lo que sucede…

A popular saying in Mexico and other countries says that “everyone speaks according to how he or she did at the party.” People’s opinions about an event change according to their experience. Our perspective determines the way we value or appreciate what happens around us. The way we view and interpret our circumstances is directly…

“In our church, we want to be involved in reaching the Lost, not distracted by doing medical missions.”  This was the viewpoint the church leader shared with me when we talked about opportunities to serve on the foreign mission field in health strategies.  The truth is that though our nation and the world face tremendous…

(This is the second part of a 2-part series. To read part one, click here). Vision Trips  When the partnership with CSBC was formed, Pete Ramirez, Executive Director of the Convention, shared a hope to see as many as 500 churches serve in APAC fields over the course of the partnership. To be fair, that’s…

Christmas is obviously a time for celebration songs. “Joy To The World,” “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” and the “Hallelujah Chorus” will be sung in countless churches this Christmas, and rightfully so. But many people struggle to celebrate during the Christmas season. They feel lonely, depressed, and heartbroken. They’re hurting for any number of reasons….

The partnership between IMB’s Asia Pacific Peoples Affinity Group (APAC) and CSBC is now in the 2nd year of a 5-year partnership. California’s rich diversity makes APAC an obvious choice for how God can use California Baptist churches to impact lostness. While Covid has made it impossible for members to travel to these countries, there…

Those of us who live in the West have learned missions and ministry from doing it. We’re “street smart” from living and working among countless unreached peoples here in California.  There are 224 languages spoken in the homes of Los Angeles County residents and according to the Los Angeles Unified School District, 94 Languages other…