We look forward to 2017 and ask ten questions of relevance for the denomination.
10 Questions for 2017:
- What will be the response to the revamped Pastors Conference in Phoenix?
- Will we start to see leadership transitions in southern states?
- How will a Trump presidency affect religious liberty?
- How will the new CSB translation from LifeWay be received?
- Will the LifeWay building be occupied in 2017?
- How will the changing online education landscape affect SBC seminaries and baptist colleges?
- Will limitless missionaries start to become a reality in 2017?
- Will we continue to see increasingly diverse representation on trustee boards?
- How might Guidestone and their constituents be impacted by changes in health care and the possible elimination of the ACA?
- How will the rural/urban divide in America influence SBC churches and revitalization efforts?
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