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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 Southern Baptist Convention accounted for more than 10 percent of Southern Baptists’ new church starts and affiliates in 2014, according to a report from the North American Mission Board. Read More
California Southern Baptists gathered for “One Night One Reason” at Clovis Hills Community Church in Clovis Feb. 24, one of four sites throughout the state that week. Other venues included Southwinds Church in Tracy the previous night, and First Chinese Baptist Church in Walnut and Grace Point Church in San Diego the following nights. Read More
When a resident of the State Mental Hospital in Coalinga, a facility housing convicted sex offenders, sent a plea for a protestant minister to preach in the facility’s chapel, God led Pastor Terry Glover to answer the call. Read More
A new series of evangelism training materials called MY316 based on John 3:16 is available to California Southern Baptist Convention churches. Read More
Click here to read articles from previous issues of the CSB. Read More