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The California Southern Baptist is the official newspaper of California Southern Baptist Convention. The monthly publication features news, opinions, information and promotional material for and about Southern Baptist congregations, mission endeavors, ministries, programs and emphases. While focusing primarily on California, the CSB also includes news about national and international Southern Baptist ministries.


California Baptists will celebrate 75 years of ministry in the Golden State when they gather at Valley Baptist Church in Bakersfield Oct. 27-28, for the 2015 California Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. Read More
Denise Matthews, the women’s minister at Magnolia Church in Riverside, has led members to join forces with those working to end the blight of human trafficking. Read More
The new America Singers had an amazing summer tour, with a wonderful, creative, loving, hard-working, cooperative, professional and committed bunch of Singers. We all grew as Christians, leaders, soul winners, friends, and in our knowledge of different cultures and the variety of skill-sets necessary to effectively share the love of Jesus with various people groups. We came home more mature and closer to the Lord than when we left. Read More
At Jenness Park, just like in a local church, volunteers aren’t only nice — they’re indispensable. In the middle weeks of this summer, for example, volunteers are providing work that’s the equivalent of six full-time employees, explained Barry Lloyd, Jenness Park director. Read More
Click here to read articles from previous issues of the CSB. Read More