Ken Whitten: Tension caused by Calvinism nothing new

 
“Some Baptists need to understand this: Calvinism has been a tension in our ranks for hundreds and hundreds of years.” Now that Ken Whitten, senior pastor at Idlewild Baptist Church in the Tampa suburb of Lutz, has your attention, here’s what he means. “There’s a lot of folks who don’t think anything happened before 1986,” he told me during a recent interview, only partly joking. “There’s a lot ...