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Youth are becoming more visual learners compared to previous generations. With the rise in video gaming, social media, streaming services for entertainment, and Zoom for education, this has become a reality for GEN Z students as they get most of their cues from some kind of visual presentation. Unfortunately, their screens are discipling them more…

See You at the Pole is a prayer event that takes place at the flag poles of middle and high school campuses around the country on the last Wednesday of September. Here are three reasons why you should be involved or why to pray for the youth in our communities at See You at the…

Christian service through compassion ministries has been a hallmark of Southern Baptist churches for decades. Following the example of Jesus and meeting physical needs is a mandate for all believers. Just as Jesus fed the hungry and healed the sick, his command to minister “to the least of these” is paramount. Here are 5 things…

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.  …

Please read this article by our friends over at littler.com. California Labor Commissioner Issues 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Posters and FAQs, But Many Questions Remain These mandatory 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave posters must be displayed in all churches that have at least one employee (including the pastor).  We’ve uploaded them below for your reference.

Churches that improperly use their assets to intervene in the campaigns for or against candidates for public office and/or ballot measures risk losing their federal tax-exempt status under IRC Section 501(c)(3). Does this mean that pastors are prohibited from speaking on matters of politics from the pulpit? Must churches remain silent amid the chaos? Absolutely not! But there is…

By Terry Barone FRESNO—For more than a half century Racial Reconciliation Sunday has been observed in the Southern Baptist Convention and California Southern Baptists “have the special opportunity to display how the good news of Jesus brings racial reconciliation because we already are so ethnically diverse,” according to a Los Angeles area pastor. D.J. Jenkins,…

By Terry Barone FRESNO—In 2021 California Southern Baptist Convention recorded a Cooperative Program surplus to build operational reserves for the second consecutive year and received the largest California Mission Offering in its history. CP gifts for 2021 totaled $5,836,903, or 90.8 percent of the $6.425 million objective. The surplus totaled $606,747 and has helped in…

Merry Christmas season CSBC Family! It’s me, Victor Chayasirisobhon, and I am glad to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Christmas can be a very busy time for churches and their leadership teams. It sometimes gets so busy that we forget about the Lord and each other!  Isn’t it funny how that happens?  So,…