Reflections: Setting record straight

Fourteen years ago, I was fired for being a Calvinist. This was in spite of the fact that the church I had served for four years had doubled in size and strength, engaged our community and country and world in evangelistic and missionary enterprise, and received nothing from their pastor but hard work and honest service. They killed me and my family, in many ways, because they feared Calvinism, the "C" word, was going to kill them.

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Church briefs

Greater St. Paul holds family, friends day Greater St. Paul Baptist Church, 497 Crescent Ave., will hold its annual Ethel Watkins Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be pastor William E. Watkins II, of Thrive Church Admin in Desoto, Texas.

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