CALIFORNIA STATE CHAPTER
The California State Chapter is a state affiliate of the national Conservative Baptist Network formed in February 2020 to bring positive, biblical solutions that strengthen the SBC in an effort to fulfill the Great Commission and influence culture.
CALIFORNIA STATE LEADERSHIP
First Southern Baptist Church
Victor Chayasirisobhon has been the Senior Pastor of First Southern Baptist Church, Anahiem, Calif., since 2006. He is a past vice president of the California Southern Baptist Convention (CSBS) and a past chairman of the CSBC Executive Board. He serves as communications director of the California chapter of the Conservative Baptist Network. Chayasirisobhon’s education includes: Doctor of Osteopathy, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine; Doctorate of Theology, Southwest Bible College and Seminary; Doctorate of Ministry, Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is fluent and/or proficient in English, Thai and Spanish. He has a loving wife, Theresa, and four beautiful children.
director of missions
Mother Lode Baptist Association
Sutter Creek, Ca
Michael Cook, director of missions (DOM) for the Mother Lode Baptist Association, serves as the northern California coordinator of the California chapter of the Conservative Baptist Network. Cook has been the treasurer of the California DOM Fellowship since 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Drury College and a Master of Divinity degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Cook has 36 years of professional-level ministry experience, having served as a pastor, missionary, and chaplain.
Trinity Baptist Church
Greg Davidson, senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Vacaville, Calif., serves as state coordinator of the California chapter of the Conservative Baptist Network. Davidson previously pastored churches in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Florida. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in history from Mobile Baptist University and a Master of Divinity degree from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. Davidson currently serves as the board chairman for the California State Southern Baptist Convention and as moderator for the Reba Baptist Association.
IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Bill Logan has served in three Southern Baptist Churches during his 40 years of ministry. He serves currently as the senior pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Ridgecrest, Calif. A passionate preacher and teacher of God’s Word, Logan is committed to evangelism and missions both locally and internationally. Logan attended California Baptist University, Gateway Seminary, and Trinity Theological Seminary. He served as a trustee to the California Southern Baptist Convention and the North American Mission Board.
Huntington Beach Church
Huntington Beach, Ca
Jason Robertson, senior pastor of Huntington Beach Church in Huntington Beach, Calif., serves as the southern California coordinator of the California chapter of the Conservative Baptist Network. Robertson has a diverse ministry with multiple congregations. With more than 30 years of experience in ministry, he is a North American Mission Board (NAMB) church planter and has taught or currently teaches at several Southern Baptist universities and seminaries. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Orange County Southern Baptist Association (OCSBA) and the Advisory Team for vetting new congregations into the OCSBA. He is a graduate of William Carey College, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Gateway Seminary.
First Baptist Church
Robert “Bob” Rush is a native of California and has earned a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from California Baptist College and a Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently a doctoral candidate with a cognate in biblical studies from Liberty University. Rush represents the Conservative Baptist Network as the Central Coast coordinator.
Rush serves as senior pastor of First Baptist Church Solvang, Calif. He has served in various ministry capacities, including regional representative for the Redwood Empire Baptist Association and moderator and evangelism director for the Pacific Southern Baptist Association. He has held positions as senior pastor and church planter for nearly 30 years. Additionally, Rush is active in the community and currently serves as the president of the United States Judo Association.
Pastors, leaders launch two new Conservative Baptist Network state chapters on east and west coasts
Bossier City, La. — The Conservative Baptist Network continues to gain momentum across the United States, announcing Monday, Dec. 21, the launch of two new state chapters representing both the east and west coasts. Baptists in the Northeast and in California have organized and formed state chapters in their respective regions, becoming the second and third groups to do so with more entering the queue each week. The national network formed in February 2020 to bring positive, biblical solutions that strengthen the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in an effort to fulfill the Great Commission and influence culture.