I though the discussion between Dr. Page Patterson and Dr. Albert Mohler was beneficial to the convention because both men have a desire for the Great Commission, and because it put real theological discussions on the map. I have my own opinions but I want to emphaise that it shows how iron sharpens iron without being antogonistic. I hope the convention can have discussions about other theological issues (justification, the nature of truth and pragmatism in ministry, eschatology, etc.) like this as well.
You can read on this discussion at:
The Calvinism Discussion with Dr. Patterson
Patterson, Mohler: Calvinism shouldn’t divide SBC