The SBC is America's largest group of evangelicals. How the SBC runs itself and what it debates will spill over into the wider evangelical world. They are one of the world's largest group of evangelicals.
But although the SBC has a common denomination, they represent a myriad of different positions. Within the SBC are Calvinists, Arminians, Dispensationalists, Premillenialists, Pentecostals and Fundamentalists.
If you're wondering how they are going, and what the current problems are, check out Wade Burlson's recent blog post. Things are not looking good at all.