Recommended Read in the New York Times: ‘Christianity Will Have Power.’ A Look at Christian Nationalism, Donald Trump and White Evangelicals

Elizabeth Dias the religion correspondent at the New York Times had a ground breaking article on Christian nationalism and Donald Trump that was the top trending article on Twitter. The article looks at why evangelicals revere Donald Trump and feel he best represents their faith. This blog is going to do an in depth analysis of this article in the next couple of days.  Continue reading

Considering James Dobson’s Irresponsible Comments About the Civil War and Other Topics Reveals How He Missed His True Calling. Dobson Should Have Been a Fluffer on a Porn Set

This post is a response to James Dobson’s comments about the Civil War and his urging evangelicals to vote in November saying there will be another one unless Christians act. This looks at his warped view of fear. Plus in his discussion on his sanctity of life this blog would like to point out that James Dobson has said nothing about the COVID-19 pandemic and the incredible loss of life. Dobson is about political power but he missed his true calling in life. Instead of founding Focus on the Family he should have been a fluffer in a porn studio in Southern California. Continue reading

Evangelical Christians Are Recording Videos and Explaining Why They Are Voting for Joe Biden in November of 2020

Over at the website Republican Voters Against Trump a number of white evangelicals have recorded messages explaining why they are voting against Donald Trump. They represent some voters of faith in California, Georgia, South Dakota, Mississippi and Utah. This blog wants to document this and add it to the archive.  Continue reading

The Gospel According to Q. Does Senior Pastor Gary Peterson of Rock Urban Church in Grandville, Michigan Believe That Democrats Conspired to Murder George Floyd? Plus Gary Peterson’s Troubled Past

On July 5, 2020 Gary Peterson the pastor of The Rock Church in Grandville, Michigan showed the congregation a Q Anon conspiracy theory video. Q Anon is a discredited conspiracy theory that states that COVID-19 is an attempt to derail President Trump and that Democrats killed George Floyd in Minneapolis. In digging deeper this blog found some disturbing information about Gary Peterson allegedly engaging in embezzlement at Wellspring Church  also in the area. Furthermore there are additional allegations of Peterson having a sexual affair with a male intern at Wellspring. If there are more stories about Gary Peterson this blog is willing to tell them and provide a platform. Continue reading

A Damning Indictment: How J.D. Greear’s Southern Baptists Are Losing an African-American Pastor John Onwuchekwa While Hiring an African-American Pastor Bryan Lorits Who Allegedly Covered Up Sex Crimes. Plus How the Hiring of Loritts Will Tragically Reinforce Racism Against Blacks

Recently the problems inside the Southern Baptist Convention were on full display. As the SBC loses John Onwuchekwa a Neo-Calvinist African-American pastor in July of 2020; shortly beforehand J.D. Greear’s church hired Bryan Loritts in June of 2020. Loritts is an African-American pastor known for his alleged involvement in the cover-up of a voyeurism and child pornography scandal inside Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis in 2010. It is a tragedy and speaks to the corruption of the Southern Baptists when they lose individuals like Onwuchekwa while attracting people like Loritts who are involved in the alleged cover up of sex crimes.  Continue reading

Brett McCracken and The Gospel Coalition Push Face Masks in the COVID-19 Pandemic and The Wondering Eagle is Grateful For Neo-Calvinists Taking Such Action

While a number of traditional evangelicals who mix faith and Christian nationalism reject face masks its a different situation among the Neo-Calvinists. Over at The Gospel Coalition there have been calls for Christians to wear face masks. In some ways its been open like Brett McCracken’s article, in other’s its through Joe Carter reminding people what the Centers for Disease Control states. Or in the case of Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra its writing about how a number of Neo-Calvinist churches encourage people to wear face masks. In this post this blog wants to thank the Neo-Calvinists for their wisdom and their refusal to let this issue become part of a culture war. Continue reading

Peter Wehner in The Atlantic When the Faustian Bargain Evangelical Christians Make Implodes

In The Atlantic magazine well known evangelical Peter Wehner wrote a damning article about evangelicals and their culture wars. Many evangelicals traded their faith for one Supreme Court seat and in the process made a deal with a devil – called a Faustian bargain. The bill is now due and with the Supreme Court handing down a major victory for gay rights groups what do evangelicals have to say? Can they still say “But Gorsuch.” Continue reading