The purpose of this blog is to defend and promote not just the principles of Calvinism but the gospel of Christ. We are followers of Christ. We believe in the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles. "Calvinism is nothing more than a label to show what view one holds upon the Scriptures, not upon a certain man." The Contemporary Calvinist seeks to defend and promote the gospel of Christ,..
According to a recent study, "Christians who hold Calvinist beliefs are more likely to believe certain myths about domestic violence against women and oppose social justice advocacy." Does that mean we need to change our acronym to TULIPS, with the "S" standing for "spousal abuse"? Look for this to be used against Calvinist beliefs.
Roger Olson has long believed that "the God of TULIP Calvinism cannot be good." Well, he's still at it:
So, when I argue that God predestining to eternal torment those he could save would be not good but evil I am not imposing an alien, philosophical concept of "good" on God. I am simply following Edwards in believing that "good" is self-evidently benevolence to being—even in God.
Shouldn't the "good" in anything be judged in light of bringing glory to God? If the punishment of sin glorifies God, then the God of TULIP Calvinism cannot help but be good.
Pastor Brian Mann sums up Calvinism in a sermon: "Calvinism is largely telling us how God loved us."
Davis Carlton addresses the charge by Leighton Flowers that Calvinism feeds the victim mentality underlying the social justice movement.
James White responds to a Catholic Answers article against Calvinism.
The anti-Calvinist SBC Today blog is shutting down "for the foreseeable future."
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Robert Morris, in his first sermon since his brush with death, takes on Calvinism: "I really believe you determine where you spend eternity and that God is a just and merciful God and gives every person a chance to accept Jesus Christ."
In contrast, Shane Kastler preaches a sermon titled "Learning to Love the Sovereignty of God."
"Non-religious" Captain Cassidy writes, "If [Southern Baptists] figure out a way to make Christianity even more cruel and evil than Calvinism made it, I want to know about it and have its debunk in hand before encountering some chirpy would-be soulwinner using it as a paradigm."