Mark Driscoll is in the news again. In June he released a video about when you pastor is attacked and how its of saten. Then in an interview he explained that 5 point Calvinism is garbage. This post closes out reflecting on controversy with Mark Driscoll especially as how he was used at Redeemer Arlington. Continue reading
Over the past few years the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana has written a number of puff pieces about Rod Stafford’s Fairfax Community Church in the Washington, D.C. area. Several articles are pure fluff and come from Carl Stagner who does writing and editing for the Church of God denomination. This post is designed to challenge Carl to actually do some legitimate journalism. After all when you have a church doing questionable financial campaigns, employs a violent sex offender and mislead the congregation there are more important articles to write about. Continue reading
Recently on Twitter there was a hastag of what you could tell yourself at the age of 25. Many people posted a lot of ideas they wish they could advise their younger self. This is my open letter to my younger self. This is coming from someone in their 40’s. The basic theme of the letter? Dave, stay away from Evangelical Christianity. If you stay away you will spare yourself a lot of pain and trauma. This is what l would say to myself if l could. Continue reading
A follow up post to what The Wondering Eagle wrote to Mosaic City Church and All Peoples Community Church. The Wondering Eagle is not engaging in Christian persecution but instead asking questions. This blog should not be misconstrued in that manner. Continue reading
Can a church plant be the fruit of sin? Recently the New City Network of McLean Bible planted Mosaic City Church in a trendy and hopping area of Fairfax, Virginia. One of the partnering churches is Kenji Adachi’s All Peoples Community Church which was sponsored by Fellowship Memphis. Fellowship Memphis covered up the voyeurism and child pornography of its worship pastor Rick Trotter back in 2010 and it broke in 2016. Does the planting of churches that have connections to Fellowship Memphis reveal or show how the Southern Baptist Convention is struggling with sex abuse or sex crimes? These are questions that need to be asked.
This is the notes and overview of the McLean Bible June 26, 2019 congregational meeting. This looks at the budget and other information. At the meeting Beach Week was discussed and news from different campuses shared. Plus McLean Bible prayed for a Catholic to become a Christian. Continue reading
Recently at McLean Bible I bumped into someone I knew. My history with this person goes back for years. They asked me if I am still involved in McLean Bible and this is my response. McLean is not the church that people think it is. There is a lot of dark allegations under the surface. Plus I also explain why I am a done to the modern evangelical church to this person. Continue reading