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Bishop A.B. Vines, Sr.

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For over fifteen years, Bishop A.B. Vines, Sr. has served as Senior Pastor of New Seasons
Church, on multiple campuses through out San Diego, CA. Under Bishop Vines’ leadership,
New Seasons Church has become one of the most unique congregations in the San Diego
area, developing from a small African American church of 67 members to a congregation of
over 1,800 members spanning over 4 different campuses in San Diego California,
Sacramento California, and Albany Georgia; with one campus serving in Arabic.

From 2012-2014 Bishop Vines served as president of the National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention, member of the advisory board for Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, board advisor member for Southeastern Center for Pastoral
Leadership and Preaching Advisory council member for Convention Advisory Advancement, served as chairman for the Southern Baptist Credential Committee; served on the Southern Baptist Convention Committee on Committees.

 

In 2016 Bishop Vines established a Global Church Planting Ministry called New Seasons Church Global Network. October 26th, 2016 Bishop Vines was elected and accepted the position of California Southern Baptist Convention President. October 25th, 2017 Bishop Vines was re-elected for a second term as California Southern Baptist Convention President.


On June 12th, 2018 Bishop Vines was elected and humbly accepted the office of First Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention.


Bishop Vines currently serves as trustee on the ERLC Trustee Board.


Bishop Vines studied at Point Loma University, Andersonville Theological Seminary, and Southern California School of Ministry. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling and a Doctorate of Ministry degree.


Bishop Vines and First Lady Karen Vines are the proud parents of five amazing children,
grandparents’ to twelve grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

  • From 2012-2014 Dr. Vines served as president of the National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Association.

  • Member of the advisory board for Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

  • Board advisor member for Southeastern Center for Pastoral Leadership and Preaching

  • Advisory council member for Convention Advisory Advancement.

  • Served as chairman for the Southern Baptist Credential Committee.

  • Served on the Southern Baptist Convention Committee on Committees.

  • In 2016 Bishop Vines established a Global Church Planting Ministry called New Seasons Church Global Network.

  • On October 26th, 2016 Bishop A.B. Vines Sr. was elected and humbly accepted the position of CSBC President. On October 25th, 2017 Bishop A.B. Vines, Sr. was re-elected for a second term as CSBC President.

  • Bishop Vines has studied at Point Loma University, Andersonville Theological Seminary, and the Southern California School of Ministry. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling and a Doctorate of Ministry degree. 

Bishop Vines and First Lady Karen are the proud parents of four amazing children and have been blessed with eleven grandchildren. 

To book Bishop A.B. Vines, Sr. for your next event, contact his Executive Assistant Tina Flores
Office: (619) 463-0725
Pastor Mike Dunn, Sr.

Executive Pastor

GRAY, Dr. Michael_ Assimilation Director

New Members Director

CAGANAP, Daphiney_ Finance Operations Director

Finance Director

FLORES, Tina_ Church ClerkBishop Vines Asst.

Executive Assistant

CRUZ, FELIPE_ SPANISH MINISTER

Spanish Minister