In the chorus of argument for or against the acceptance of these so-called Syrian refugees, not a small number of preachers and religious commentators have chided us for our lack of compassion. We’ve been guilted into believing that Christian compassion demands open borders.
Experienced Southern Baptist missionaries are in the midst of a soul-searching period of transition as they prayerfully consider the options presented to them in the Voluntary Retirement Incentive plan. Three options are worth consideration. Two are immediately obvious, while the third is the primary subject of this post.
Calvinism teaches that God foreknows because He decreed that man would act a certain way, and thus man necessarily acts a certain way and God can be certain of that.