Why did I become a Calvinist?

Another question: What led you to your Calvinistic position, especially after attending an Arminian (Wesleyan) college? I think I was predisposed to Calvinistic theology and against Arminian theology growing up. My dad (who doubled as my pastor) wouldn't have identified himself as Reformed or Calvinistic, but he strongly emphasized the doctrine of eternal security. I … Continue reading Why did I become a Calvinist?

Double Predestination

Another great question from the same friend who asked about God changing his mind. He writes, "My biggest question with Calvinism deals with the concept of double predestination. How do you handle this topic? Does that bother you?" I did struggle with double predestination (election/reprobation) at one time. What helped ease the discomfort was understanding … Continue reading Double Predestination