I am more than willing to grant there was a definite sense of relief when Greear resigned, for the tension of a closely contested election had been resolved, but relief is not the same thing as unity.
I believe the Holy Spirit continues to work to preserve and carry His word by means of inspired Holy Spirit indwelled messengers.
Baptists have been debating the intent and extent of the atonement since almost the beginning of our movement. The recent popularity of Calvinism among conservative evangelicals—including many Southern Baptists—has helped make this historic debate a current family discussion.
The fact that God chose to reveal Himself more personally to Thomas was purely gracious, not required or necessary for a faith response.