Considering Some of the Issues at Remnant: From Idolatry of Celebrity Pastors to Warped Views on Membership Some Thoughts to Contemplate

There are a number of issues at Bryan Laughlin’s Remnant Church in Richmond, Virginia. Some of the issues at hand I have written about over the past two years. In this post I compile a number of older posts for attenders and members at Remnant to read about and consider. This will look at a number of issues from 9 Marks, to church membership to problems with celebrity pastors in the Neo-Calvinist world.  Continue reading

Thabiti Anyabwile Address the President’s Comments on Haiti, El Salvador and Africa: While Neo-Calvinism has Many Issues the Movement Addresses Racism Well

Thabiti Anyabwile writes a solid article at The Gospel Coalition about Donald Trump calling Haiti, Africa and other nations  a “shithole.” While I disagree with the 9 Marks pastor in so many areas, on the issue of racism I deeply agree with him. This quick post is about Thabiti’s immigrant family.  Continue reading

Practicing Discernment: Mike Andrus of First Free Wichita’s Expository Talk. Nothing Trumps the Word of the Lord

This discernment post comes from an First Evangelical Free in Wichita, Kansas.  This is a sermon given by Mike Andrus on December 31, 2017. The talk deals with submitting to the word of the Lord. I would like you to read this over and contemplate it. What are the issues with Mike Andrus talk? Would you get involved in First Free Wichita? Why or why not?  Continue reading

Guest Post: Why Sean Left Josh Black’s First Evangelical Free Church in Wichita, Kansas

A brief story why a former member of Josh Black’s First Free Wichita left this EFCA church in Kansas. First Free allegedly dealt with the issue of sexual harassment with a pastor in its past. What caused Sean to leave was when First Free Wichita sacked a long standing pastor and brought back Mike Andrus. The next post is a discernment exercise based off Mike Andrus sermon from last Sunday.  Continue reading

I am Morpheus. Do you want to Know Truth? Will you Choose the Blue or the Red Pill? Are you Prepared to Know How Deep the Rabbit Hole Goes?

As we start 2018 a scene from the classic movie The Matrix is how the year will be kicked off. If you are looking for truth you will find it here. You have two options before you…the blue pill that will allow you to return to your Pollyanna view of Evangelical Christianity. Or the red pill which will reveal to you how deep the rabbit hole goes and the corruption and issues which exist in Evangelical Christianity. What will you choose? Continue reading

The Wondering Eagle for 2017, The Year in Review, My Assessment and What is Coming in 2018

This is the final post at The Wondering Eagle for 2017. In a year filled with pain and loss I wrote 300 posts about the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA), Neo-Calvinism, The Gospel Coalition, 9 Marks, Redeemer Arlington, and also atheism and secular humanism. This is an overview of the top posts and my personal favorites. Also I discuss what is coming in 2018. In January The Wondering Eagle is going to look at a dark Acts 29 situation in the United States. Continue reading

Does the Washington, D.C. Area Need Another 9 Marks Church? Deep Concerns about Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond, Oklahoma Sponsoring Matt Felton and David Chung’s Trinity Church of Loudoun County

Matt Felton and David Chung were sent out by Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond, Oklahoma to plant Trinity Church Loudoun County. Mike McKinley’s Sterling Park Baptist as well as The Summit Network and Mclean Bible’s New City Network are also involved in this plant. This is a look at a diseased church plant taking off in which the question is asked, is this what the Washington, D.C. area and Loudoun County need? This article looks at all the problems with this plant, including the issues with 9 Marks, which must include the way C.J. Mahaney fled Covenant Life and hid behind Mark Dever’s ass. If you could ever make a theological case for aborting a church plant, Matt Felton and David Chung’s creation is it. This is the first of many posts about The Trinity Church of Loudoun in the course of time.  Continue reading