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Episode #301

2020 was quite the year. On this year-end recap episode, Amy and Jonathan cover the top stories of the year, answer their 10 questions for 2020, and Amy shares her 10 most fascinating Southern Baptists of the year.

10 Questions for 2020:

  1. How will American politics affect the SBC in 2020?
  2. Will we see more diverse first-chair leaders?
  3. Who will be nominated for SBC officers in Orlando?
  4. How will the major launch of Go2 affect sending numbers in coming years?
  5. Will we see any recommendations for disfellowship from the Credentials Committee?
  6. What will be the outcome of the Baptism Sunday initiatives President Greear is promoting?
  7. What will be the impact of LifeWay’s retail strategy?
  8. Will we break $200M in national CP receipts this budget year?
  9. Will the AAEO hit another record high?
  10. Will we hit 10K messengers in Orlando?
Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is committed to providing theological education for individuals engaging in Christian ministry. Southwestern Seminary offers a variety of degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. Earlier this year, our friends at Southwestern launched new 8-week online classes, which means you can begin taking classes as soon as October 19 of this year. If you are interested in taking the next step in ministry, visit to learn more about how you can get started.

10 Biggest News Stories of 2020:

  1. COVID-19 – a global pandemic arrives
  2. Cancellation of the 2020 SBC Annual Meeting
  3. Racial tension and the SBC’s response
  4. LifeWay agrees to sell Ridgecrest
  5. SBC entities go to court
  6. Withdrawing fellowship
  7. Presidential election, Supreme Court shift
  8. Historic election of SBC Executive Committee chairman
  9. NAMB, IMB team up in partnership with Send Relief
  10. Jerry Falwell Jr. resigns amid scandal

10 Most Fascinating Southern Baptists of 2020:

  1. Brenda Gantt
  2. Scott James
  3. Renee Trewick
  4. Charles Billingsley
  5. Curtis James
  6. Caleb Freeman
  7. Abby Cavanaugh
  8. Natalie Maxey
  9. Jon Nelson
  10. Rebekah Naylor

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