Rachel Held Evans died on Saturday May 4, 2019. This is a post about her death, and why it will hit many people so hard. Rachel in many ways is someone who is irreplaceable. But the work that she started can be carried on by those who loved her. And that is what we must remember during this difficult time. Continue reading
Rachel Held Evans was an immensely talented writer. This post will introduce you to some of her blog posts. We lost an incredible person over the weekend. I will do more analysis of her impact on a follow up post. Continue reading
Nathan Miller from Christ Community Church in Olathe, Kansas does a series on the church blog about the topic of nature and one’s soul. In the past I have posed the question why don’t evangelical Christians discuss the environment? These individual blog posts helps to fill a much needed gap. Continue reading
On February 6, 2019 the EFCA is holding their next theology conference at Trinity International University. The conference lasts for three days and the theme is The Doctrine of Creation. This post is a review of the theology conference and its speakers. Continue reading
At the Baptist News Global there was an op-ed by Mark Wingfield. The article looked at why the evangelical Christian church needs to admit when its wrong. This is a theme I keep bumping up against here. In addition Mark addresses areas where there should be discussion. This article raises some issues that honestly need to be discussed.
These are some pictures of Yosemite National Park in California. This is just outside my doorstep of Fresno which is where I grew up. Continue reading
John Fea, a history professor from Messiah College outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania writes a book that is quite talked about in social media. In “Believe Me – The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump” you learn about the relationship between Donald Trump and many evangelicals. The court evangelical is explained and one understands how fear has always been an issue for American evangelicals. Fear can be traced back to the Puritans in the 1600’s and carries on through fear of immigrants, other races, Catholics and modernism in the 20th century. The Wondering Eagle reviews this book with joy and is grateful for what Professor Fea contributes to the conversation of evangelicals, history and politics. Continue reading