A Post for Veterans Day: A Story out of Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan; and Evangelical Christians and Friendship

A post written for Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. The story of Operation Red Wings in the Afghanistan war. An unlikely friendship between a Navy SEAL and an Afghan villager. Some thoughts on shunning, evangelicals and friendship, with the problems that exist. There is a homework assignment for each reader since its Veterans Day. Continue reading

An Open Letter to Molly Fitch (Formerly of Calvary Temple in Sterling, Virginia)

This is an open letter to Molly Fitch in New York. Molly is the mother of Jonathan, Joshua, Sarah and Christina Fitch. Molly was involved in Star Scott’s Calvary Temple in Sterling, Virginia in the D.C. area. Star Scott turned her flesh and blood – her 4 children – against her and they have cut her off. Its the modus operandi of Calvary Temple and one of the many devastating stories coming out of that entity. This is my letter, and my commitment to Molly to stand with her until her family is united, and she is with her children again. Continue reading

Should 501(c)(3) Status End for Churches? If Evangelical Christianity Can Not Police Itself Against Criminal Activity, Fraud, and Waste…then Yes 501(c)(3) Status Should End

Eagle explores the issue of ending 501(c)(3) status for churches. He explains the ways a church can currently have its 501(c)(3) status revoked. He also explores a proposal from the Secular Coalition for America that came during the 2013 budget battles in Washington, D.C. Eagle then writes about why this Christian believes that 501(c)(3) status should end for churches and under what conditions. Eagle is not an accountant and encourages more people in the know to weigh in on the discussion. The days of corruption, abuse and waste in evangelical Christianity need to come to an end. Continue reading

Fellowship of the Wounded

An essay on the fellowship of the wounded. The comradery between those who have had horrific experiences in evangelical Christianity. The bonds that unite the broken who are walking forward. How people hurt by evangelicalism can and do struggle with the church. The story of Eagle’s baptism and how the fellowship of the wounded encouraged him. Also how the greatest threat to Christianity comes not from atheism, or society changing the definition of marriage…instead the greatest threat to Christianity is internal and coming from men like Mark Driscoll, CJ Mahaney, and men like Star Scott of Calvary Temple of Sterling, Virginia. Continue reading