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Archive for July, 2012

Defining the Elephant
Part 1 of 2

By Dr. Rick Patrick Senior Pastor Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Hueytown, Alabama Charles Kettering said, “A problem well-stated is half-solved.” Now that Southern Baptists are talking about the proverbial elephant in the room, it seems helpful to define that elephant as clearly as possible. Thus, I write this article not to foster division among us, […]

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Calvinism is Heretical: A Plea for Unity?

By Dr. Brad Reynolds Vice President for Academic Services Truett-McConnell College Were I to make the statement “Calvinism is heretical” and then claim “Traditionalists and Calvinists need to work toward unity and cooperation in the Southern Baptist Convention,” my Calvinist brethren could rightly question my sincerity concerning unity and cooperation. There are certainly some non-Calvinists […]

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Looking Beyond the Bucket List

  By Dr. Franklin L. Kirksey, pastor First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort   Looking Beyond the Bucket List Ecclesiastes (Selected Scriptures) Introduction “What do you want to do before you die?”  Someone posed this question on The Today Show (03/26/12) followed by a segment on a group of men who were checking off things […]

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The Lamb’s Book of Life:
Who’s In and Who’s Out?
By Ronnie Rogers – Part 4 of 4

Read Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 John MacArthur says that the book contains the names of all “those chosen for salvation.” As a Calvinist, this means that God unconditionally elected them to salvation, and they will receive the internal efficacious call, irresistible grace, resulting in regeneration followed by an inevitable free choice […]

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The Lamb’s Book of Life:
Who’s In and Who’s Out?
By Ronnie Rogers – Part 3 of 4

Read Part 1 | Part 2 Why the double-talk? As mentioned on several occasions throughout the book, within Calvinism there is a problem of what I call double-talk. By the use of this term, I am not implying immoral or clandestine trickery. Nor am I suggesting conspiratorial deceit. I must admit that upon reflection on […]

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