This ties into the previous post about the state of evangelism in the SBC. I have conflicting feelings when it comes to this topic. When I have some more time to write I will expound.
Evangelicals rethink their public face - U.S. News - MSNBC.com: "“The Southern Baptist Convention is less evangelistic today than it was in the years preceding the conservative resurgence,” writes Rainer, who found that the denomination’s number of annual baptisms has remained virtually unchanged since the 1950s. “We must conclude that the evangelistic growth of the denomination is stagnant, and that the onset of the conservative resurgence has done nothing to improve this trend.”"