The EFCA/Acts 29 The Porch in San Francisco, California is Encouraging Its Congregation to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

The Porch is an EFCA and Acts 29 church in San Francisco, California. A couple of years back this blog wrote about its concerns regarding this Calvinistic church. However, in the COVID-19 pandemic they have been proactive and have been encouraging their congregation to become vaccinated from the coronavirus. This blog is encouraged by their action and believes that The Porch can be a model inside the EFCA for encouraging vaccination.  Continue reading

Trinity City Church Pastor Bryan Lair Recalls His Battle With Lymphoma

Recently at the national EFCA blog Bryan Lair who leads an EFCA/Acts 29 church in Saint Paul, Minnesota reflected on his battle with cancer. The lymphoma took place in 2019 and Bryan wrote about how it prepared him for 2020. This blog is not going to pick apart Bryan’s thoughts on this issue, but its encouraging people to read the article. But it does give some insight into how a Calvinist faces challenges and suffering. Continue reading

The Gutted Gospel of Bill Riedel’s Acts 29 Redemption Hill in Washington, D.C.

Bill Riedel writes an article for The Gospel Coalition that warns of both a gutted and truncated gospel. The article in light of how Redemption Hill handles its problems  or behaves reveals the flaws in this church. Once again the emperor is naked. Its time for the emperor to stop walking around with his exposed ass cheeks on Capitol Hill. Continue reading

Bryan Lair While I Applaud Your Commitment to Racial Injustice Will You Be Equally Committed to Injustice Regarding Spiritual or Sexual Abuse?

Trinity City Church is both an Acts 29 and EFCA Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Since George Floyd’s death Bryan Lair who leads Trinity has been quite vocal about racial injustice. And while this blog believes racial injustice needs to be addressed and written about, is Bryan Lair committed to addressing all injustice? Will he address the injustice of spiritual abuse  in the Acts 29 network? Will be be as outspoken about sex abuse? This blog would like to ask how can you be against injustice when you compartmentalize it?  Continue reading

A Compilation of How EFCA Churches in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Area Are Responding to the George Floyd Protests, Riots and Unrest Part 1

George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis Police Officer on May 25, 2020. With his death the city erupted into the worst racial riots in generations.   This post is a look at those riots and how EFCA churches in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area responded to George Floyd’s death and the protests and rioting that followed. This the first of two posts.  Continue reading

The Acts 29 Network and Splinter Movements Such as the Sojourn Network Out of Louisville, Kentucky Are About Control

This blog is going to write about the Matt Chandler and Steve Timmis situation. But before I get into that I want to reflect on the issue of control inside Acts 29. From Hawaii, Washington, D.C., South Carolina, Virginia, and Missouri this blog has told and been aware of the issue of control at Acts 29 churches. This blog is equally concerned with organizations like the Sojourn Network that splintered off Acts 29 years ago having control issues as well. Control is in the DNA of the Acts 29 network and that is why it should be rejected.  Continue reading

A 2 Year Attender Leaves a Concerning Google Review of Acts 29 Redemption Hill in Washington, D.C. and This Blog Would Like to Get More Information

A former attender of Bill Riedel’s Redemption Hill Acts 29/Evangelical Free leaves a concerning review on Google about issues in this church. This blog would like to get more information about what was posted and is asking for former members of Redemption Hill to contact The Wondering Eagle. My email is in this post.   Continue reading

Acts 29 Pastor Bill Riedel on the Changing Seasons of a Pastor

Bill Riedel of Acts 29 Redemption Hill in Washington, D.C. wrote a post about pastors and their changing seasons. The post at The Gospel Coalition had some issues and this blog would like to point them out. While this post sounds good on paper, the reality is that in life what is written about here is not practiced by Acts 29 which is known for their control and spiritual abuse.  Continue reading