David Platt’s McLean Bible is Now Pushing 9 Marks Material

Recently I was at McLean Bible and noticed something that was deeply troubling. McLean Bible is now officially pushing 9 Marks material. They were handing out a book by Mark Dever this morning at church and look at the number of books behind the welcome desk that they were working through. This blog stands ready for people to tell their stories of spiritual abuse at McLean Bible. Now its just a matter of time. Continue reading

David Platt Repents for Not Preaching Against Abortion Earlier in His Pastoral Career. Here Are the Problems With Platt’s Teaching

At the March for Life rally David Platt who teaches at McLean Bible repented for not preaching against abortion more in his pastoral career when he was younger. This article discuss the issue of evangelicals and abortion. Its hard to take evangelicals seriously on abortion given their dishonest with the origins of the culture wars. Continue reading

McLean Bible Changes it Policies After the Scott Woods Grooming Situation and Caleb Moore Allegedly Violates Those Policies. Nate Reed Communicates Coming Website Changes and Social Media Policy. And 16 Years of Sermons by Lon Solomon are Purged From the Website

There is more news with McLean Bible in the Washington, D.C. area. The Southern Baptist mega church implemented more child safety policies in the wake of the Scott Woods situation. The policies were aimed at strengthening child protection measures. And then Caleb Moore who leads The Rock Ministries undermined those rules when he violated them communicating with a teenager behind a family’s back. Also Nate Reed emailed the staff in mid December 2019 about the changing McLean’s website and limiting social media interaction by staff. Also in the new McLean Bible website this blog is disappointed that 16 years of sermons and teaching material by Lon Solomon were purged from the website. The authoritarianism at McLean Bible is troubling. Continue reading

Social Media and Responsibility and An Apology to McLean Bible For a Recent Post

This is a brief post l want to add to the record about social media and responsibility. This blog aims to be a responsible element that adds to the value of the internet and communities. It’s this blog’s concern that social media is not showing responsibility today. With that said this blog made a mistake in a post about McLean Bible the other day about their Christmas lights display.  I just want to admit this and give an apology to David Platt’s church. Continue reading

From the Paxton Singer Case in Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago to the Scott Woods Situation at David Platt’s McLean Bible. How Law is Not Keeping Up with Changes in Technology

In two disturbing cases involving alleged child predators barriers were encountered. In both the Paxton Singer situation at Harvest Bible Chapel scandal in Chicago and the Scott Woods alleged abuse at McLean Bible justice has been elusive. The main concern this blog has is that the laws are not keeping up with the quickly evolving technology. And that is leading to problems and opens our society to risk in many ways. Continue reading

David Platt Apologizes for McLean Bible’s Mishandling of a Sexual Predator. While its a Step in the Right Direction the Celebrity Pastor Still Will not Name Scott Woods as the Alleged Predator

At services at McLean Bible on Sunday November 24, 2019 David Platt apologized for his church mishandling an alleged sexual predator. While its a step in the right direction Platt did not name the alleged predator – Scott Woods – to the Southern Baptist mega church in the Washington, D.C. area. Since the Senior Pastor failed to do that, this blog will continue to notify the McLean Bible community of this alleged predator which is known to Fairfax County Police. There are some questions that remain which need to be pointed out.   Continue reading