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The Great Commandment and The Great Commission.
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The California Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting celebrates what California Baptists have done in the past year and conducts business.View event
"What looked like a challenge became an opportunity," said Akeem Smith, lead church planter of Storyline Church in Oakland, Calif., about facing the hurdles created by COVID-19.Read more
ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) – Unable to conduct an in-person commencement exercise because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gateway Theological Seminary instead celebrated its Spring graduation ceremonies online May 22. In an address to graduates, Gateway President Jeff Iorg identified three ministry challenges created or revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic: increased isolation, unabashed selfishness and improper ministry priorities. He said although the severity of these difficulties may change as the pandemic ends, the lessons learned by overcoming them will be relevant through a lifetime of ministry service.Read more
After President Donald Trump designated churches essential on May 22, California Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed to provide plans on Monday (May 25) allowing California churches to open campuses for worship services.Read more