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Baptism in Britain, Vol. 24, No. 7, April 4, 1980, Christianity Today

In the past, many strict Baptist Chapels have disdained even the simple notice board outside the chapel. They feared lest one of the non-elect might slip in and be converted. Hyper-Calvinism is a fluid term; as one pastor notes wryly, "Everyone who is more Reformed that I am is hyper-Calvinistic.