It’s worth pausing, though, to note a couple of “behind the headlines” moments from the SBC. Here they are, in no particular order:
The Vote for President Wasn’t Close
Much was made of the fact that Bart Barber, the sitting SBC president, was facing a challenger for reelection. It was the first time in a decade that had happened, and only the second time in the past 35 years.
But it’s important to note that Barber got 68 percent of the votes. Most people would call that margin of victory a landslide and a mandate.