A precise understanding of the issue regarding our different perspectives concerning the moral freedom and nature of man brings us to the real issue, which is the person of God.
Does Unconditional Election Include a Forced Change, a Freely Chosen Change, or Both? There are many examples of confusing language regarding man’s free exercise of faith in Calvinism.
No Bible believing Christian questions the truth that “God is love”…However, some believers do disagree as to the extent and nature of His love.
We are becoming less Southern, less Baptist and less of a Convention. Perhaps not so coincidentally, matters of late have not been going particularly well.
Congregational governance under Christ’s Lordship is another distinguishing mark of a Baptist church. A church may be baptistic in every other aspect, but if she does not have a form of congregational governance, she cannot be counted as a Baptist church.