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 ministryWhether 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.