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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…

CSBC Executive Director Job Description The CSBC Executive Director will oversee the strategic vision and lead decision making to drive Convention growth & impact in our state. Their duties include collaborating with staff, the Executive Board & partner organizations in implementing strategic plans for the Convention’s development. A key responsibility for this bridge builder and relational…

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…

February – April 2022 The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions focuses on Southern Baptist mission efforts in the United States and Canada. The 2022 theme is “UNITED.” Visit the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Website for more detailed information The offering traditionally is featured near Easter each year and supports ministries of North…

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,…

Effective January 1, 2022, all churches in California that have any form of “youth service organization” within their ministries, which most likely includes Sunday School in addition to more recognizable ministries such as AWANA, Vacation Bible School, and youth sports league participation, must now adhere to a new three-prong “Standard of Care” which includes training…

California Southern Baptist Convention is excited to announce a new counseling/coaching support resource to ministry leaders of cooperating CSBC churches. Full Strength Network was created by Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company to come alongside leaders for Christian counseling and support. For a limited time, CSBC and Brotherhood Mutual are offering 350 paid ministry leaders a free,…

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