With the annual Southern Baptist Convention approaching  Dr. Walter Strickland and SEBTS Director of Communications Amy Whitfield answered a series of the most important questions concerning denominational life and how the SBC works. Here is an excerpt on the importance of this content  from the book SBC FAQs: A Ready Reference, Amy Whitfield co-authored with Dr. Keith Harper:

“Covering details of basic history, polity structure, entity functions and more, this ready reference seeks to answer the most common inquiries about how America’s largest Protestant denomination functions. The topics range from the founding of the SBC to how officers and committees work, what individual entities do, movements in modern denominational history, common terminology, and more. It is designed for first-time messengers and longtime messengers to the SBC Annual Meeting, as well as students, church members, and those in full-time ministry. Whether one is new to the denominational family and wants to learn the big picture or a lifelong Southern Baptist who wants to refresh his or her knowledge about a specific detail, SBC FAQs offers clear and concise explanations. Cooperation begins with an informed commitment to participation. This resource will not only help readers find information, but also inspire them to find their place in the process.”

SBC FAQ 1: Why Denominationalism?

 

SBC FAQ 2: Why SBC Life?

 

SBC FAQ 3: How Does the SBC Work?

 

SBC FAQ 4: How Do I Participate in the Annual Meeting?

SBC FAQ 5: How Do I Participate in SBC Life Throughout the Year?