A look forward to 2016 with 16 questions for the denomination and its entities, churches, and members.
16 Questions for the SBC in 2016
- What will be the story at the Annual Meeting in St. Louis?
- How will the Supreme Court rule on ACA challenges?
- What will be the outcome of Title IX challenges by Baptist colleges?
- Who will run for SBC president?
- Will there be any entity head openings?
- Will the changes we saw in state conventions in 2015 continue?
- How do Southern Baptists respond to the issues involving Islam in the world?
- How will higher education continue to change in relation to the SBC and state conventions?
- How will relocation and a name change affect Golden Gate Seminary?
- What role will Southern Baptists play in the US presidential election?
- What influence will Lecrae have on culture with his new book and album?
- How diverse will SBC leadership become in 2016?
- What role will the WMU play in the renewed discussions of missions in the church?
- What will we see from ERLC in 2016 in the face of continued cultural changes?
- Will we see increased giving through the Cooperative Program as well as Lottie Moon and Annie Armstrong as a result of all the changes in state funding and IMB changes?
- What will be the result of the changes at IMB?
This Week in SBC History
- FBC Dallas becomes first church to give $1,000,000 through the Cooperative Program — http://bit.ly/1JOmY1L