The EFCA/Acts 29 The Porch in San Francisco, California is Encouraging Its Congregation to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

The Porch is an EFCA and Acts 29 church in San Francisco, California. A couple of years back this blog wrote about its concerns regarding this Calvinistic church. However, in the COVID-19 pandemic they have been proactive and have been encouraging their congregation to become vaccinated from the coronavirus. This blog is encouraged by their action and believes that The Porch can be a model inside the EFCA for encouraging vaccination.  Continue reading

Recommended Read: The Washington Post Looks at a Multi-Racial Family Caught in the Culture Wars and Racial Struggles Inside the Southern Baptist Convention

This blog is going to do a couple of articles about critical race theory and evangelicalism. Its a very hot issue and this blog wants to share some perspective. But before we do that there is an article in The Washington Post that this blog wants to encourage people to read. Sarah Pulliam Bailey wrote an article about the struggles of a multi-racial family that is being affected by the culture wars and racial issues inside the Southern Baptist Convention. This blog is hoping that this article can be a segway into this discussion. Expect an overview post and discussion on critical race theory in a couple of days.  Continue reading

Trinity City Church Pastor Bryan Lair Recalls His Battle With Lymphoma

Recently at the national EFCA blog Bryan Lair who leads an EFCA/Acts 29 church in Saint Paul, Minnesota reflected on his battle with cancer. The lymphoma took place in 2019 and Bryan wrote about how it prepared him for 2020. This blog is not going to pick apart Bryan’s thoughts on this issue, but its encouraging people to read the article. But it does give some insight into how a Calvinist faces challenges and suffering. Continue reading

#WonderingEagleEffect Introducing The Wondering Eagle Effect. How Has This Blog Influenced Policy?

This is a post that I have been avoiding for a while. After discussing this with others I have decided to write a post about how this blog has been effective. From the EFCA, to churches in the Washington, D.C. area and in the greater United States this is a look at how has this blog influenced churches and people. This blog is introducing a new description. Its called the #WonderingEagleEffect Continue reading

Ongoing Cult Like Behavior at Acts 29

A troubling story emerges from an undisclosed Acts 29 church in an urban Midwestern US city. When Denise got involved after dealing with a stalker the church acted very authoritarian even forcing her into a hospital. The Acts 29 church was so controlling that it prevented her from spending Thanksgiving with her family. Elder issues from an unnamed elder also became a factor as well. Some of the issues here are similar to what is happening in other Acts 29 churches in the United States. Continue reading

The Gutted Gospel of Bill Riedel’s Acts 29 Redemption Hill in Washington, D.C.

Bill Riedel writes an article for The Gospel Coalition that warns of both a gutted and truncated gospel. The article in light of how Redemption Hill handles its problems  or behaves reveals the flaws in this church. Once again the emperor is naked. Its time for the emperor to stop walking around with his exposed ass cheeks on Capitol Hill. Continue reading

Bryan Lair While I Applaud Your Commitment to Racial Injustice Will You Be Equally Committed to Injustice Regarding Spiritual or Sexual Abuse?

Trinity City Church is both an Acts 29 and EFCA Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Since George Floyd’s death Bryan Lair who leads Trinity has been quite vocal about racial injustice. And while this blog believes racial injustice needs to be addressed and written about, is Bryan Lair committed to addressing all injustice? Will he address the injustice of spiritual abuse  in the Acts 29 network? Will be be as outspoken about sex abuse? This blog would like to ask how can you be against injustice when you compartmentalize it?  Continue reading

Wondering Eagle Exclusive: Fellowship Memphis Source Responds to J.D. Greear’s Letter About Bryan Loritts Allegedly Covering Up Illegal Activity of Rick Trotter

The Summit which is led by J.D. Greear hired Bryan Loritts. This is probably the biggest story inside the Southern Baptist Convention right now when you consider the sex abuse issue and Caring Well. Hiring Loritts, who was allegedly involved in the cover-up of his brother-in-law’s voyeurism at Fellowship Memphis is an incredibly bad move. One this blog’s sources from The Fellowship Memphis wrote a response to J.D. Greear and Bryan Loritts. He goes through Greear’s letter and responds to it. This blog is publishing his response to this disastrous decision made by The Summit. Continue reading