What The Wondering Eagle Appreciates and Respects About Neo-Calvinism

The Wondering Eagle is critical of the Neo-Calvinist movement in many forms. However, there are certain areas where the Neo-Calvinist movement shines and does well. From addressing racism, having a broader and more global definition of the church to having a healthier take an alcohol. Today’s post is a reflection on the segments of Neo-Calvinism that are healthy and good.  Continue reading

Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra’s Horrific Article at The Gospel Coalition About How Acts 29 Thrived After Mars Hill Ignores Many of the Issues in the Troubled Network

Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra wrote a troubling article for The Gospel Coalition last December. She talks about how Acts 29 thrives and grew out of the Mars Hill implosion. In the article Sarah conveniently forgets a lot of issues about both Mark Driscoll and Acts 29. From forgetting that Driscoll stated that women are penis homes to Matt Chandler’s The Village Church attempting to a place a  women her annulled her marriage to a child pornography addict under church discipline.  Sarah is an example of what is possible when one ingests large sums of Kool Aid.  Continue reading

Does the Acts 29 Network Attract People from the US Military? Looking at this Question Through the Lens of Two Acts 29 Churches: Jordan Kauflin’s Redeemer Arlington in the D.C. Area and Bryan Laughlin’s Remnant in Richmond

I was unsuccessfully recruited to Acts 29 Redeemer Arlington by an Air Force Captain. After enduring the false accusation as time passed I wondered if the Acts 29 network attracts members of the US military. Do members of the United States Marine Corps and Army who live very regimented lives attracted to a legalistic organization like Acts 29? Against all that I heard of a situation in Bryan Laughlin’s Remnant Church.  Continue reading

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

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