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Roger Byrd

Church Revitalization Initiatives Team

Roger Byrd serves with the California Southern Baptist Convention Church Revitalization Initiatives Team. His primary responsibilities are to support the ministry of music and worship in California Southern Baptist congregations, as well as prayer ministry.

In addition, Roger is responsible for ministries related to church music development and worship improvement. He also leads Convention churches in discipleship and prayer advancement.

He joined the CSBC staff in 2001, and is married to Ginger. They have one son, one daughter and two grandchildren.

Ministry Specialties

  • Leading Worship
  • Training Disciples
  • Advancing Prayer
  • Church Consulting
  • Strengthening Music Teams
  • Planning Events
  • Church Assessments
  • Worship Leader Training
  • Worship Team Improvement
  • Voice and Guitar
  • Preaching

Previous Experience

  • Minister of Music & Education, Orangeburg Avenue Baptist Church, Modesto, 1984-2001
  • Minister of Music & Youth, Central Baptist Church, Alameda, 1981-83
  • Music Leader, First Southern Baptist Church, Orange, 1979-81


  • Master of Church Music – Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Arts – California Baptist University

This Convention serves our culturally diverse congregations as we fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.