As we pray for and think about denominations, associations, and the SBC, in particular, below are some perceptive observations from various sources.
I hope they will be helpful to you and to those you serve.
To the praise of His glory,
Quotable Quote: “I pray that God would enable the thousands of smaller SBC churches - mine included - to see the individual and collective potential that rests in God moving through our congregation to reach the world for his glory.” Travis Smalley: So-Called "Smaller" Churches and the Future of the SBC
Ray’s Top Five:
- Five Observations in the New Era of Christian Networks – and What Denominations Can Learn, Ed Stetzer
- Evangelicalism After Trump: Will the New Southern Baptist President Detoxify the Brand; Mark Woods
- State Conventions and Evangelism: Cooperation, Capacity, and Contextualization, Kevin Smith
- 10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Southern Baptists, Russell Moore
- So-Called “Smaller” Churches and the Future of the SBC, Travis Smalley