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  1. jch-singer

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    I went to a (Cristian) message board, and was told that being a born again, saved by the blood of Jesus, Christian, and being a KJV only, Independent, Fundamental Baptist, that will stand on the word of God and what it teaches, that I could not voice my beliefs because it could be offensive to other readers on the forum. Now tell me, do I have as much a right to tell of my denomination as others do? :praying:
     
  2. bobbyd

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    I don't see why not.
     
  3. rsr

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    The board's owners determine the posting rules, just as they do here. You have no right to post on boards you don't own.
     
  4. jch-singer

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    I understand that, but the question that I had was, does anyone agree that the Independent, Fundamental Baptist that are KJV only, not have the freedom to tell of there denomination? If so, why not? :type:
     
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    Just because you don't have the right to post your biblebelieving views, and the administrators/moderators have the right to exclude you, does not mean it is right to exclude you. Especially on a christian site.

    I know a guy who has been banned from two different christian chat sites because he posted bible verses to back up his views. When he would refuse to compromise, and responded in kind to personal attacks, he was banned for life. I have encouraged him to come on this forum, but he is convinced that there is no room for biblebelieving christians on any internet site.

    One example of what he got booted for: After being called names, made fun of, and threatened by an atheist (on a christian chat site) he responded by posting Psalms 53:1 "The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good". At that point he was booted for name calling. After arguing his case to the site administrator, the administrator did not like his attitude and banned him for life.
     
  6. rsr

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    You have whatever freedom - on the site - the site allows you to have. Period.

    No one is keeping you from telling about your denomination; apparently the board's administrators have decided you shouldn't use their board to do so.

    Whether you, or other posters, like and agree with that decision is another matter.
     
  7. Baptist Bible Believer

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    This is the reason why we should be posting only on sites of like-minded faith and practice. The unsaved come along and read (even if they don't join our sites) - but you surely know that a messageboard that has no biblical convictions is NOT going to let you witness to the lost from a position of absolute truth.

    It is my view that most of these so-called "Christian Messageboards" are nothing but breeding grounds for New Agers - and it is they that are doing the recruiting - with their unity at the cost of doctrine and bloodless religion.
     
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    I was banned from a a segment of a Christian group simply for replying to a question and saying that my uncle and cousin having cancer inpired me to encourage men or people to get their cancer check ups.:BangHead: I was discouraged from talking about spousal abuse as if it was a taboo subject or something. The owner of the club had the nerve to give me a blog when I expressly said I did not want a blog. I left the club and I am not sorry I did.
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  9. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    We have no "rights" posting on boards - someone owns them and pays the bills so everything we do there is a privilage.

    Doesn't mean they are right, but they certainly have the right to do whatever they want on their board.
     
  10. Jim1999

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    Always remember, there are two sides to every story, and we can't make a judgement on one side only, and third party to boot.

    Quoting a lot of verses annoys me as well. It assumes we don't know what scripture says and it takes up space. Still, you are not prevented from doing it.

    Cheers,

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    I find that most folks who claim they were banned from message boards for their beliefs really weren't. I'm not saying that this is you but I wonder what the chances are that the board you were banned from also has others who hold the same beliefs you do but are able to express them in a way that does not get them banned?
     
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    Well what I said happened whether you believe it or not.
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  13. Tom Butler

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    Faithgirl, would you care to give us the name of the forum and the URL? My curiosity is getting the better of me.
     
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    Maybe it's not your denomination. Maybe some of your beliefs--which to you is essential--is not an essential to others...not talking about stuff like The Deity of Christ, Jesus being the only way to God, etc., but maybe other facets of your belief system...

    For example...Now mods, I'm being careful...

    For example, here on the BB, the mods are pretty hands-on with the "versions" issue. I know how you feel, and I'm not debating it. But if we were to debate it here, the mods would take action...probably warning us, or moving the thread to the appropriate area. Not because they necessarily agree (or disagree) with you, but the powers that be on this board have decided that "version debates" all over the board aren't worth it.

    Is that a plausible explanation? Or then again...maybe they just had it in for ya...:tongue3:
     
  15. I Am Blessed 24

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    Does one exist? :laugh:
     
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    I don't know. But I do know that all of the arguments are only hurting our cause in the long run. Plus it gives a platform for many heretical views which are generally allowed to remain where others without any spiritual maturity at all can absorb them . . . often to their detriment.

    We are all accountable for what we allow to be posted on our sites - and must explain to the Lord Christ why we allowed the leaven to coexist with the truth.

    This doesn't really apply to the mods as much as it does to the owner - just as the pastor of a church will be accountable for what he allows to be taught under his stewardship.
     
  17. Tom Butler

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    Well, let's see. I'm 5-point Calvinist, I give great weight to the concept of Lordship Salvation and I have some Landmark tendencies. I think the "sinner's prayer" has been corrupted, and have my doubts about dispensational eschatology.

    Each one of those positions is considered heresy by some folks on this board. Yet, I'm allowed to post here, even though it's likely that every one of my views is a minority view among the BB members.

    I surely appreciate the BB administors and mods allowing a heretic to participate.

    I guarantee you the board which banned jch-singer wouldn't have me either.
     
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    Part of what I like about this place is that we are so diverse. Of course, we are Baptists, so that only makes sense. :tongue3:
     
  19. Jim1999

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    Baptist consensus is a committee of three; one sick abed, one out of town and that leaves................one, a majority.

    Hey, they even let me post here. If I wasn't a calvinist, I would be ashamed of myself.

    Cheers,

    Jim
     
  20. Tom Butler

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    Jim, it's a good thing they let Calvinists post here. Otherwise this board would proably die for lack of anything to debate.

    Naw, that's not right. The KJVO folks could keep it alive by themselves.
     

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