Analysis of the Financial Audit of Harvest Bible Chapel and Concerns Which Exist

Harvest Bible Chapel released its financial audit on November 21, 2019. This post is an analysis of the audit. From IRS law that was broken to the question if money laundering took place at Harvest Bible Chapel. This is a disturbing report that could possibly be much stronger when you see the issues this blog raises about Wagenmaker & Oberly. In the end because of the current political climate that white evangelicals helped create, the IRS will not take any action and James MacDonald will walk and get away with these alleged financial crimes. Continue reading

The Harvest Bible Chapel Scandal is Much More Than James MacDonald

The Harvest Bible Chapel is much more than James MacDonald. And while James MacDonald is an issue this blog wants to point out that there are so many other components to the Harvest scandal. From mid-level church management the “Greg Bradshaws” of Harvest, to connections at Moody. This blog is hoping that others , while they talk about James MacDonald, will also spend more time resolving these other issues. Continue reading

Why a Lawsuit From Jerry Falwell Jr to Brandon Ambrosino for a Politico Article About Corruption at Liberty is Actually a Gift

Jerry Falwell Jr and Liberty University have obtained a lawfirm and are going to push back through a lawsuit against Brandon Ambrosino. Brandon published an article at Politico on September 9, 2019 that made some serious claims about financial misconduct and how Jerry Falwell Jr is personally benefiting from the school’s tax exempt status. This post recalls and revisits the Harvest Bible Chapel lawsuit against The Elephant’s Debt blog and Julie Roys which was eventually dropped. If a lawsuit is filed against Brandon Ambrosino then he can file a subpoena and obtain financial information about Liberty through discovery.    Continue reading

EFCA’s Village Church of Barrington in Illinois Distances Itself from the Evangelical Council of Financial Accountability

David W Jones leads the Village Church of Barrington. Situated outside of Chicago this is a church in the Great Lakes District of the EFCA. As the Harvest Bible Chapel scandal unfolded David Jones church made a decision to distance itself from the Evangelical Council of Financial Accountability. This is a post that I have been wanting to do for a while as it touches on many topics that The Wondering Eagle has written about.  Continue reading