The Harvest Bible Chapel Scandal Reveals the Toxic Issues with Hyper-Masculinity in Evangelicalism

A post that looks at how the toxic masculine culture at Harvest Bible Chapel has failed. In a belief system where “Act Like Men” was paramount many men chose to stay silent and were not counter-cultural or pushed back against abuse for nearly two decades. Instead you also had females and those outside the system who were pushing back and speaking out. This post looks at how the “Act Like Men” culture at Harvest Bible Chapel ultimately failed. Continue reading

An Overview of the Sojourn Network out of Louisville, Kentucky

The Sojourn movement broke away from the Acts 29 movement when Mars Hill Seattle under Mark Driscoll was in the process of implosion. It started out of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville under the leadership of Daniel Montgomery and Mike Cosper. A few years later the Sojourn Network was started and Brian Howard was its first director. The Sojourn Network is deeply influenced by C.J. Mahaney’s Sovereign Grace Ministries (SGM).  Dave Harvey came to Sojourn after his long history with SGM. This is a network that is growing in the United States and due to its roots and influence by SGM, also a network of concern.  Continue reading

An Open Letter to an Unknown Female Formerly of Remnant Church (On Wanting to be a Police Officer for the City of Richmond)

An open letter to a former member of Acts 29 Remnant Church in Richmond, Virginia. This covenant member had planned to become a police officer for the city and Remnant allegedly intervened and told her that she could not do that. As a woman being a police officer was off limits. This is an open letter to that unknown female asking a lot of questions and my hope is that she is serving the city of Richmond today in law enforcement.  Continue reading

Bryan Laughlin’s Remnant Allegedly Tells a Female She Can Not be a Police Officer; Examining Women in Law Enforcement and National Security Roles, Plus Does Acts 29 Deny the Story of Deborah?

At Bryan Laughlin’s Remnant in Richmond, Virginia this Acts 29 church allegedly intervened in the case of a covenant member who wanted to be a police officer. This post looks at that angle. In addition I look at the issue of women in law enforcement even to include those who died in serving their community. Plus women have also played a valuable role in national security positions in the United States government. Remnant’s theology is bad and harmful and hopefully this will give some of the women something to contemplate.  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 Disturbing and Cult-Like Behavior of Acts 29 Remnant Church in Richmond, Virginia is Adversely Affecting Lives

Remnant Church in Richmond, Virginia is a key Acts 29 church in Virginia’s capitol and the East Coast of the United States. This is a look at a church that is allegedly trying to control communication with family members, as well as members accepting solid-paying jobs. In addition college students are stuck in harsh membership covenants where they are giving money to Remnant while struggling to make rent. This also looks at an Acts 29 church that allegedly does not believe in military chaplains at all. The Wondering Eagle poses the question as to why the Southern Baptist Convention is planting churches like Remnant? Who is going to help those forward deployed in combat zones such as Afghanistan and Iraq? What does the SBC Chaplaincy believe about churches like Remnant that are discouraging people from becoming military chaplains? Continue reading