Network News for July 31, 2020
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Network News for July 31, 2020


Contributions June 2020

Pastors Monthly Lunch
Would your church be interested in receiving a grant for outreach and evangelism?  Join us next Tuesday, August 4, for lunch at noon at El Camino Baptist Church (2805 El Camino Ave, Sacramento).  Dr. Jonathan Jarboe, President of the California Baptist Foundation, will be joining us and speaking about how to tap into this resource.  Lunch is provided for those who RSVP to rprosise@sacbaptist.org.  

Count the Cost August 13th Zoom
Roger Byrd, Church Revitalization Team Consultant for the California Southern Baptist Convention, is hosting a special Huddle Zoom meeting for pastors Thursday morning, August 13 at 10:30.  This meeting is open to anyone SRBN pastor who has not completed a Count the Cost report but has an interest in hearing what God is doing among us through this ministry process.  You may contact Roger at 559.367.5064 or RByrd@csbc.com if you are interested in this or have any questions.

The Return - 9/26/2020
We want to keep you informed about THE RETURN, coming September 26th to Washington DC and also to your Church, Small Groups or individual homes via Simulcast. We have some new videos and tools that we want to make sure you have access to. 

The Return is a movement, an appointed time, and a specific day set apart for one purpose – to return to God by coming before His presence in humility, in sincerity through prayer, and repentance.

The central day of The Return will be Saturday, September 26, 2020 on the National Mall and throughout the nation and world.

Come to the Live Event in Washington or take part by Live Simulcast wherever you are – In your Home, Church, Town, or City!

New Video Resources:
30 Second - Crossroads Video
The Power Of Prayer Video

Some resources created just for you:
16 Facts about America
Church Kit
Prayer Guide
Additional Resources

You can learn more about the live event by Clicking Here.

You can learn more about the live Simulcast by Clicking Here.

If your Church will not be gathering in person, you can share this with your congregation, and they can join to watch at home. Just send them to this link.

We are also launching a weekly prayer call and we would love for you to join us. More information coming on that soon, but let us know your interest by Clicking Here.

Thank you, as always if you have any questions or need anything, you can just reply to me here and we will get back to you.

Scott Mills
CEO, Engage Media Partners

Zong Moa is the Pastor of Grace River City Church.  I asked him to share what the Lord is doing in his church during these times.  Read his response and be encouraged in your focus on Christ as He leads us through these challenging circumstances!

It’s been challenging for Grace River City Church. Our hearts yearn to come together to hear the voices of praise and worship to our Lord and to be in the current trenches together in-person. We are thankful that God provides an alternate avenue of worship and fellowship through the internet, but it could never substitute our calling to live out the faith and to represent the body of Christ. The Lord has been teaching the church to be more dependent on Him through prayer and perseverance, and to not forsake the fellowship of the saints, even if it’s through a digital platform. In times where the nation and the majority people calls for social distancing, and when working at home is becoming normalized, the sin of laziness begins to develop in all of us to when even our service to the Lord could become complacent. Let us use this opportunity to ready ourselves to give an answer for the hope that we have during this pandemic (1 Peter 3:15). We should not grieve and react as those who have no hope (1 Thess. 4:13). This is an opportunity to be a light like Paul and demonstrate our hope that, “To live is Christ, to die is gain” (Phil. 1:21).  And as we quarantine in submission and work and do ministry from home, let us work heartily as for the Lord and not for men, for it is the Lord whom we serve (Colossian 3:23-24). So as we wait for the quarantine to be lifted, we plan earnestly for the days we can meet again and preach the gospel without the overall fear of contamination.

Pastor Zong

Calendar
July
31-August 1  Promise Keepers Free Simulcast Conference

August
1                  Resourcing Worship! Virtual Worship Conference

4                  Pastor and Staff Lunch at El Camino Baptist Church
                    2805 El Camino Ave, Sacramento 
                    Special Guest: Dr. Jonathan Jarboe
                    Lunch is provided for those who RSVP to 
rprosise@sacbaptist.org

13                CSBC Huddle Zoom Meeting for pastors 
                   
with Roger Byrd, Church Revitalization Team Consultant
                    10:30 am, contact for more info: 559.367.5064 or RByrd@csbc.com

15                Disaster Relief Operational Stress First Aid Online


Job Openings
Click on each link to learn more:


Pastor for McQueen Road Southern Baptist Church, Chandler, AZ


Youth Leader Internship at First Baptist Church, Winters
The position will require about 15 hours of work each week. We will offer a salary of $750 - $1000, along with a generous budget for Youth activities.


Part Time Student Youth Director for 12 hours/week


Bi-Vocational Worship Leader at Madison Avenue Baptist Church, $100/week
Call Ed Thompkins at 916-274-9708 or George David at 916-342-5741.


Children's Ministry Volunteers Needed


Senior Pastor for Bridgeport Christian Fellowship


Bi-Vocational Pastor for Sutter Creek 


First Baptist Elverta Worship Leader


Bob Richardson available for interim work or pulpit supply.
916-216-9150 robertrichardson06@comcast.net


Check out the pulpit supply list here for pastors and music leaders who are available.

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - online

With over 65 breakout classes and some of the best faculty from around the world, the Virtual Worship Conference will renew your passion and equip you to better serve in these unusual days. 

Your ticket will give you full access to the event as well as an ALL-ACCESS PASS to view all sessions for 3 months after August 1.

Tickets: (registration will be open through the Aug 1 event)

  $20 individual current price.

  Groups of 5 or more, $15 each.

Speakers/Artists include:

·        Keith Getty

·        Matt Redman

·        Matt Boswell

·        Veritas

·        Shelly Johnson

·        Mike Harland

Check it out Here!

Buy tickets at this link:
https://www.accelevents.com/e/VirtualWorshipConference


COVID-19 Conversations: Scott Sauls on Juggling In-Person Worship & Online Engagement

How We Got Here: A History of Progressive Christianity

More Pastors Agree With Andy Stanley: No Worship Services Until 2021

Hope Beyond a Vaccine

Lukewarm Faith Shrinks as More Say Religion Is ‘Very Important’ or ‘Not at All’

Even Among Well-Meaning Christians, ‘Born Again’ Is Often Misunderstood


 

In An Answer to Prayer From California Christians, Senators Stop AB 2218!

In an incredible answer to prayer, we can now report the breaking news that AB 2218 is DEAD for the year!

This would not have been possible without your support.

The dangerous and controversial bill would have funded "trans-affirming" treatments such as puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and mutilating surgeries and amputations. In addition to permanently destroying the reproductive systems minors and adults, these procedures often do nothing to alleviate the emotional and spiritual pain of those struggling with gender dysphoria.

The bill’s defeat comes after weeks of activism from the California Family Council and other like-minded conservative pro-family organizations that targeted the nine members of the Senate Health Committee.

California Family Council's CEO Jonathan Keller gave the following statement to the Los Angeles Times:

“The people of California spoke and the Senate Health Committee listened. Children and young adults who struggle gender dysphoria deserve true compassion and support, not untested procedures that cause irreversible damage. We thank God that California lawmakers heard the voice of their constituents and chose not to fund mutilating surgeries and sterilizing hormones.”

California Family Council helped lead a broad coalition of local and state organizations to oppose AB 2218. CFC also mobilized tens of thousands of Californians who voiced their concerns.

Undoubtedly, the rest of this year will bring more challenges. But TODAY is a reminder that God answers the prayers of His people. TODAY is a reason to give thanks to Jesus for His faithfulness and mercy!

For every person who made a financial contribution to CFC over the last several months, please accept our heartfelt thanks. Today's victory would not have been possible without your faithful generosity.

Every day, we work to advance God's design for Life, Family, and Liberty thanks to your prayers and partnership. All gifts to CFC are tax-deductible and very much appreciated. God bless you and your family! 



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Updated SRBN Directory of Active SRBN Churches


We've updated the SRBN Directory and have only included active churches since we have the most updated information from them. Please check your church's entry. If it is incorrect, please contact Terrie at the office. Thank you!

2020 SRBN Directory


 

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