Recommended Read: Valerie Tarico in Raw Story on Why Evangelicals in the United States Think they are Persecuted

A recommended read by Valerie Tarico that looks at why conservative evangelicals in the United States believe they are being persecuted. Valerie who writes a lot of atheist pieces compares what evangelical Christians in the United States are going through and compares that with Christians in places like Syria or elsewhere. In the process Valerie raises other problems with the evangelical mindset.  Continue reading

Do You Want to Write? I Would like to Build a Diverse Independent Team that Can Write The Wondering Eagle

The Wondering Eagle would like to transition from a one person blog to a team that can write about a number of issues. Those issues include atheism, doubt, Neo-Calvinism, the EFCA, Mark Dever’s Capitol Hill Baptist Church and issues in evangelicalism. I would like to bring on a diverse set of people in time who would have freedom to publish what is on their mind. If you are interested please drop me a note and let’s figure out a way forward.  Continue reading

Can David Platt Successfully Lead the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board and Simultaneously be the Teaching Pastor of McLean Bible Church?

The Wondering Eagle has a question…can David Platt successfully lead the SBC’s IMB and also be the Teaching Pastor of McLean Bible here in the Washington, D.C. area? This article overlooks the challenges the IMB has dealt with as well as the problems McLean Bible is also going to face by having a celebrity pastor. Plus what is the trajectory for McLean Bible? Is 9 marks next?  Continue reading

Ken Ham is Trolled by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Meanwhile he Attacks Atheists and the Media, is Under Scrutiny by Kentucky, Plus He Blames Hurricanes on Sin

An update on Answers In Genesis’ Ken Ham who has been in the news quite a bit in the past few months. From being trolled by the Freedom from Religion Foundation to Ken Ham lashing out and blaming atheists and the “fake media” for The Ark Encounter’s economic challenges. Then due to an alleged shady land transaction the Commonwealth of Kentucky stripped Ken Ham’s $18 million dollar tax rebate. Against all this a new poll comes out that reports that a literal version of creationism is at its lowest level yet.  Continue reading