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.
God has a purpose for everything He does and though He certainly is not obligated to explain Himself to any of us, He does typically reveal His motives through Scripture.
When discussing Romans 8:29 Calvinist’s will typically argue that a personal intimacy is in view.
Secular philosophers have for centuries struggled to determine whether and how what is known as libertarian freedom is philosophically possible.
If non-Calvinists are wrong, what temporal or eternal harm have we really caused?