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Campus ministry shows increases

Southern Baptist campus ministry in California showed dramatic increases in several categories for the 2014-15 school year. California has nearly 30 full-time Baptist campus ministers, most of whom raise their own support. One California Southern Baptist Convention church has a full-time college minister, and four have “college ministry combination positions,” reported Daryl Watts, CSBC student and family specialist.

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​​CMO resources are on their way

California Southern Baptists are being asked to pray for and give to the 2015 California Mission Offering, using the theme, “Until It’s Finished,” based on Philippians 1:6. The statewide goal is $425,000.

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Church never too old to seek help

First Southern Baptist Church in Shafter — the oldest congregation in California Southern Baptist Convention — refuses to become obsolete in their community’s changing social climate.

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Californians join evangelistic efforts in East Asia

For the past four years, Zheng and Chen’s church in California has sent volunteers to minister alongside International Mission Board workers and local believers in East Asia. This winter, they were part of four short-term volunteer teams who set their biblical standards high as they shared the gospel with more than 3,500 people and led 242 to follow Jesus Christ.

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