Fuller’s mature position on the extent of the atonement, and it is the key point missed by Haykin, and I might add, Nettles.
I am not sure what preachers or churches that Dr. Moore is listening to, but for him to imply on behalf of the Southern Baptist Convention affiliated churches that we are changing in how we deal with this issue is frightening.
“So I’ve never really been afraid of tornadoes … [and] on Sunday, April 27, when the weather man said the forecast was a mix for disaster, we decided we’d go ahead with our move to Vilonia anyway.”
We certainly believe that Baptists can be Calvinists and they can be Arminians, but we prefer not to allow ourselves to be defined by either of those great positions, because we see something even greater, something that deserves more attention and requires a higher allegiance.
As mission-minded and evangelistic Baptists, we are uncomfortable with moving too far beyond scriptural revelation into speculative theological models.