Thabiti Anyabwile Address the President’s Comments on Haiti, El Salvador and Africa: While Neo-Calvinism has Many Issues the Movement Addresses Racism Well

Thabiti Anyabwile writes a solid article at The Gospel Coalition about Donald Trump calling Haiti, Africa and other nations  a “shithole.” While I disagree with the 9 Marks pastor in so many areas, on the issue of racism I deeply agree with him. This quick post is about Thabiti’s immigrant family.  Continue reading

EFCA’s Upcoming Theological Conference: The Gospel, Compassion and Justice. A Review of the Speakers and Some Personal Thoughts

A review of the upcoming EFCA theology conference in Garden Ridge, Texas that deals with racism, racial reconciliation and immigration. Today’s post at The Wondering Eagle reviews the speakers. This also contains my thoughts on the national theology conference which I believe is held once a year.  Continue reading

Did Tony Perkins from The Family Research Council Cover Up an Alleged Sexual Assault? Is that What Evangelical Family Values is About?

This post is about the sad saga of Wes Goodman, an Ohio politician who was an outspoken Christian in the culture wars who resigned after being caught having sex with another man in his legislative office. After his resignation it was learned that he had allegedly engaged in a sexual assault at a Family Research Council event at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. Tony Perkins allegedly dealt with the situation in-house and did not go to law enforcement. This post is based off a write up in the Washington Post and independent research.  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

The Evangelical Christian/Donald Trump Phenomena is Ranked as the Top Religious Story of 2017; Plus Chris Stroop on Evangelicals and Authoritarianism in Playboy, University of Virginia’s Charles Matthews on White Evangelicals Living in Fear in the Washington Post

The top religious story of 2017 is the relationship between evangelical Christians and Donald Trump. Charles Matthews a religious studies professor writes an article for the Washington Post on how white evangelicals today are governed by fear. Chris Stroop writes a solid article that is published in Playboy that analyzes the Roy Moore loss in Alabama. Plus another article again in the Post looks at evangelicals in Alabama and the culture wars.  Continue reading

American Atheist Christmas Billboard Campaign in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Other States, Plus the Reaction by Some Christians

American Atheists are doing a billboard campaign in Albuquerque, New Mexico as well as Texas and Oklahoma. The Albuquerque campaign calls for people to skip church and says that it is fake news. Some Christians are upset over the billboard campaign. I think the campaign by atheists is helpful and necessary, and in the post I explain why.  Continue reading