Category: Interviews

An Interview with Dr. Malcolm Yarnell

Dr. Yarnell is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Director of the Center for Theological Research, Editor of the Southwestern Journal of Theology, and Director of the Summer Oxford Study Program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary SBC Today: What do you think are the greatest challenges and opportunities confronting the Southern Baptist Convention? Dr. Yarnell: The […]

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An Interview with Dr. Emil Turner
Executive Director of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention

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An Interview with Dr. Emil Turner
Executive Director of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention

SBC Today:  Dr. Turner, what do you think are the greatest challenges confronting the SBC? Dr. Turner:  An organization as large and as diverse as the SBC will face a number of challenges on different fronts or areas of ministry.  In my opinion, we face two great challenges. Our greatest external challenge is reaching the […]

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An Interview with Dr. Frank S. Page
President and CEO of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention

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An Interview with Dr. Frank S. Page
President and CEO of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention

SBC Today:  What do you think are the greatest challenges facing the SBC? Frank Page:  I think the challenges confronting the SBC today are different than they have been in decades past.  I think one of the issues which is a tremendous challenge for us is the theological divide of Calvinism and non-Calvinism.  Everyone is […]

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An Interview with Dr. Jim Richards
Executive Director of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention

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An Interview with Dr. Jim Richards
Executive Director of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention

SBC Today: What do you think are the greatest challenges confronting the SBC? Dr. Richards: Other than a spiritual awakening, perhaps one major challenge to the SBC is cooperation. The monolithic structure of the Southern Baptist Convention is long gone. We no longer have the stack poles of uniform Sunday school literature, hymnody, or Training […]

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Executive Director of the Alabama Baptist Board of Missions">An Interview with Dr. Rick Lance
Executive Director of the Alabama Baptist Board of Missions

SBC Today:  What do you think are the greatest challenges facing the SBC? Dr. Lance:  In my mind and heart, our greatest challenge has been and it always will be a matter of faithfulness to the Lord and to His Great Commission. As a long term former pastor, I have felt the tensions of trying […]

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