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Why Stay in the SBC?

By Tom Ascol

“Why should we stay in the SBC?” I’ve had that question put to me from pastors, elders, deacons, and whole congregations over the last 30 years. The questioners are always serious about the gospel and biblical church order and most of them would describe themselves as reformed or “reformedish.” The questions increase on the heels of some unfortunate, public pronouncement by a respected Southern Baptist pastor or denominational servant.

“There is not a nickel’s worth of difference between liberalism, five-point Calvinism and dead orthodoxy.”

“Calvinism is worse than Islam.”

“Calvinism makes automotons of people.”

“[Calvinism] is a dagger to the heart of evangelism.”

I could go on, but you get the idea. A Southern Baptist Calvinist could get the impression that he is not welcomed in the SBC and, as another prominent SBC…

 

 

 

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  1. May 31, 2017 at 4:48 am

    Man…that’s a lot of bad rhetoric against Calvinism…

    • June 14, 2017 at 10:06 am

      Amen brother. Hope all is going well with you. Blessings.

      • June 14, 2017 at 11:52 am

        All is well. Hope all is well on your end with work, life and ministry. Thanks

      • June 24, 2017 at 9:24 am

        It is well. Thanks.

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