Paul Klassen write a post at his blog a few years back that dealt with the world and how Christians could respond to the pain and problems in the world. The pastor from Birch Hills Community Church in Melrose, Minnesota said that people could either pull back, numb themselves, get involved in futile causes or submit to God and help heal people. This blog would like to ask Paul if he is aware of how corrupt evangelical Christian church is? Between all the scandals, child sex abuse issues and more. Why should evangelicals be taken seriously? Continue reading
An open letter to Sam Jessup of The Bridge Fresno. This letter explains why The Bridge Fresno needs to close and why its a sin to attend, support and give money to this EFCA church. As The Bridge Fresno is not just having Bryan Loritts speak, but also scheduled to have Ricky Jenkins of the Fellowship Memphis scandal in Tennessee also speak later in July 2018. This is a church that needs to be closed. Continue reading
The Wondering Eagle reached out to Lead Pastor Andrew Smith to discuss the Fellowship Memphis scandal and Bryan Loritts. This post is the email I sent to the Lead Pastor of The Bridge Fresno. This email was ignored by The Bridge Fresno. So apparently Andrew Smith is okay with putting someone in the pulpit who covers up video voyeurism and the manufacture of child pornography inside a church. Continue reading
The Memphis Commercial Appeal writes more about the scandal of Rick Trotter and Fellowship Memphis. The newspaper asks if the Memphis Police mishandled the investigation. It can be possible, especially with some of the other issues that have occurred with Memphis Police Department. Also this post looks at another voyeurism situation that was eerily similar to Rick Trotter- that of Sammy Nuckolls. Finally as the Fellowship Memphis scandal drags on The Bridge Fresno in California is advertising, welcoming and promoting Bryan Loritts for speaking on July 8, 2018. Continue reading
Greg Strand recently wrote about the “Significance of Silence” at the EFCA blog. A follow up response post featured a comment by the North Central District Superintendent Brian Farone and two key Neo-Calvinist churches in the EFCA – Bill Kynes Cornerstone here in the Washington, D.C. area and Josh Black’s First Free Wichita located in Kansas. Despite what is said about the “Significance of Silence” The Wondering Eagle believes that Neo-Calvinists are violating the concept as they hijack churches inside the EFCA. A painful story from Brian’s district in Minnesota as well as how Josh Black flipped First Free Wichita only validate the claim that in regards to Neo-Calvinism the “Significance of Silence” is failing inside the EFCA. Continue reading
Rick Trotter is guilty and sentanced for recording “upskirt” videos at Richard Rieves Downtown Church. The former announcer for the Memphis Grizzles is also going on the Tennessee sex offender registry. Also Bryan Loritts speaking schedule is busy for 2018 including at my old church in Fresno, California called The Bridge Fresno. Continue reading
Someone from the western United States emailed me and asked what are the problems in the EFCA? They are new to the organization and are trying to figure it out. I decided to tackle their question and give an overview of my thoughts about the EFCA from the 10,000 foot level. The EFCA has some great people, churches and leaders. However, it also has serious challenges inside the organization. This post from The Wondering Eagle looks at the EFCA from a broad perspective and offers analysis on the organization.