Calvinism Should Not Divide SBC

Last Saturday, August 4th, a number of Southern Baptist leaders met to discuss the impact of Calvinism upon the Southern Baptist Convention. It was mentioned that the issue of Calvinism is causing a great divide among churches in the convention.

“Baptists for 400 years have disagreed over this issue, and we’re not going to come to some place where we all agree. I think we can come to a place where we all can work together,” said Union University President David Dockery, one of the speakers at a conference sponsored by the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

The overwhelming opinion of the speakers was that both Calvinists and non-Calvinists need to moderate their discussion to promote a spirit of unity among Southern Baptists.

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