Michael W. Smith on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Michael W. Smith released a message through YouTube about the COVID-19 pandemic. He challenged the church to rise to the occasion and get out of their comfort zone. This blog has to tell the Christian musician something. First the evangelical church will fail like it usually does. And second “comfort zone” puts a lot of people in knots. But on a positive this blog is grateful that Smitty encouraged social distancing. Continue reading

The Sovereign Grace Child Sex Abuse Scandal and Bob Kauflin. Considering Legacy and Death and How Will He Be Remembered?

Bob Kauflin has been one of the strongest supporters of C.J. Mahaney. When the Sovereign Grace child sex abuse scandal broke it was Kauflin who defended Mahaney and moved to Louisville, Kentucky to support the embattled and corrupt minster. This blog would like to raise a question, what will Bob Kauflin’s legacy be? When he is in hospice one day and the Kauflin children are working on his obituary how will be be remembered in light of the Sovereign Grace Ministry scandal?  Continue reading

Hillsong Worship Leader Marty Sampson and Considering Evangelical Christian Culture and Doubt

Former Hillsong worship leader Marty Sampson explained on Instagram that he is going through a faith crisis. As usual some of the vultures are circling in the sky waiting to devour their prey. This is a brief post on doubt and evangelical culture. This, along with the Josh Harris story shows that evangelicalism is not sustainable in its current context.  Continue reading

The Vertical Leadership Cohort Illustrates the Evangelical Industrial Complex. Plus Why is Luke MacDonald Teaching/Coaching?

Vertical is offering a Leadership Cohort that is being held at Harvest Bible Chapel Elgin. The cohort takes place four times a year. Its half way to being completed. What is troubling is that Luke MacDonald is one of the coaches in the cohort. Why is he teaching after the Harvest Bible Chapel scandal still unfolds? Better yet why this Worship Cohort by Harvest as this scandal continues to unfold? Harvest is in no condition to teach people about worship.  Continue reading

James MacDonald and Harvest Bible Chapel Goes After The Elephant’s Debt Blog Accusing it of Defamation in a Lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, Illinois

James MacDonald and Harvest Bible Chapel file a lawsuit against The Elephant’s Debt which chronicles the abuse of power and financial issues inside Harvest Bible Chapel. This is an overview of James MacDonald, his empire and his scandals. The Wondering Eagle stands in the corner with The Elephant’s Debt during this lawsuit.  Continue reading