This morning at our men's meeting (SBC church), an SBC minister stressed the point that we are all guilty and condemned because of Adam's sin. Later, I phoned him and questioned him about that and quoted the paragraph below from the SBC BF&M about us being condemned because of our own sins. Although he did not have the BF&M in front of him, he said he was very familiar with the BF&M and saw no conflict with us being guilty of Adam's sin. The minister may be a Calvinists. My question is: Do Calvinists and Non-Calvinists take different positions on this issue? III. Man "Man is the special creation of God, made in His own image. He created them male and female as the crowning work of His creation. The gift of gender is thus part of the goodness of God's creation. In the beginning man was innocent of sin and was endowed by his Creator with freedom of choice. By his free choice man sinned against God and brought sin into the human race. Through the temptation of Satan man transgressed the command of God, and fell from his original innocence whereby his posterity inherit a nature and an environment inclined toward sin. Therefore, as soon as they are capable of moral action, they become transgressors and are under condemnation. Only the grace of God can bring man into His holy fellowship and enable man to fulfill the creative purpose of God. The sacredness of human personality is evident in that God created man in His own image, and in that Christ died for man; therefore, every person of every race possesses full dignity and is worthy of respect and Christian love."