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What's The Best Way To Make People Agree With Your Calvinist Views?

By shaming, mocking, and silencing those who disagree, of course!



Allow me to rant a little about a personal heartache of mine...  

Several years ago, our church got a new pastor - a highly-dogmatic, hyper-Calvinistic pastor who puts predestination into everything.  And it's been slowly eating away at my desire to be there anymore.  In fact, I refuse to listen to the sermons now.  Instead, I sit in the hall and listen to Christian music on my earbuds while reading a godly book.  (We would have stopped going altogether a long time ago, but our kids grew up there and want to be part of their kids' groups.  And I believe that we should all go as a family.  I don't want them growing up remembering how they went to church but mom stayed home or went to a different church.  If we go, we all go together.  So I go, but read in the hall.  And we stopped inviting new people to our church years ago because I don't want them to get the wrong idea of who God is and how He operates.  …