Steve Estes, Merle and David Stoltzfus Should Read Colbie Holderness’s Article in the Washington Post About Domestic Abuse

Colbie Holderness writes an article in the Washington Post about enduring abuse in her marriage to Rob Porter. After writing about Community Evangelical Free in Elverson for two years I just believe that Steve Estes as well as Merle and David Stoltzfus need to read about domestic abuse from the perspective of someone who survived.  Continue reading

Brick Lane Community Church Changes its Name to Community Evangelical Free Church of Elverson; Votes to Rejoin the EFCA for a Month, and Plans to Separate Again from the EFCA

Am update on the situation with CEFC in Elverson, Pennsylvania. Brick Lane Community Church is announced in January. Yet even though CEFC voted to separate from the EFCA and change their name, Brick Lane is going to rejoin the EFCA for a month, and then plans to separate again from the EFCA. Its my belief that this rogue EFCA church is experiencing incredible financial difficulty. That said I still have many questions and some gaps. Perhaps those from the Elverson area can fill in the gaps and flush out what is happening.  Continue reading

Before there was Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, Roy Moore, Kevin Spacey, Charlie Rose, Matt Laurer and Others there was Brock Estes and Elverson. Was this Small Pennsylvania Town Ahead of the National Issue When it Comes to Sexual Misconduct?

A post about the situation in Elverson, Pennsylvania with Brock Estes. Is Elverson, ahead of the national curve when it came to disgust and anger over the issue of sexual misconduct and abuse? While I believe Elverson was ahead of the national movement in the United States the following question remains. If Harvey Weinstein lost his job over alleged sexual misconduct, will Brock Estes at one point also lose his job? What about the role Steve Estes or Merle and David Stoltzfus played in the situation?  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

Is Stoltzfus Enterprises Cutting Corners in Pennsylvania? Construction Issues in Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, and Summerfield

The brand new carpet in the sanctuary of Community Evangelical Free Church is rotting as Stoltzfus Enterprises allegedly made a mistake in construction. The Wondering Eagle is asking the question is Stoltzfus Enterprises cutting corners in their construction practices?  In addition there are issues and deep concerns about shoddy construction techniques in Summerfield of Elverson. What does it say if Merle and Dave Stoltzfus cling to Psalm 127:1  when there are concerns that the houses in Summerfield allegedly can’t pass inspections?  Continue reading

Why did John Barber Leave Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, Pennsylvania?

In late October John Barber resigned from Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, Pennsylvania. The question The Wondering Eagle has is why? Given the history that John Barber has with Steve Estes why did he leave? Was there a massive falling out with Merle Stoltzfus? Or can CEFC no longer afford to pay John’s salary?  Continue reading