Thabiti Anyabwile Address the President’s Comments on Haiti, El Salvador and Africa: While Neo-Calvinism has Many Issues the Movement Addresses Racism Well

Thabiti Anyabwile writes a solid article at The Gospel Coalition about Donald Trump calling Haiti, Africa and other nations  a “shithole.” While I disagree with the 9 Marks pastor in so many areas, on the issue of racism I deeply agree with him. This quick post is about Thabiti’s immigrant family.  Continue reading

EFCA’s Bob Rowley Likes a Deeply Controversial Tweet from President Trump on Twitter. In Light of the Upcoming EFCA Theology Conference Does the EFCA District Superintendent of the Texas and Oklahoma District Comprehend Racism?

This post looks at a controversial, and racially charged tweet from Donald Trump that the EFCA Texas and Oklahoma District Superintendent liked on Twitter. The Wondering Eagle would like to know, does Bob Rowley comprehend racism? Can he understand what he liked? This shows why the upcoming EFCA theology conference, The Gospel, Compassion and Justice is needed and will help the denomination.  Continue reading

EFCA’s Upcoming Theological Conference: The Gospel, Compassion and Justice. A Review of the Speakers and Some Personal Thoughts

A review of the upcoming EFCA theology conference in Garden Ridge, Texas that deals with racism, racial reconciliation and immigration. Today’s post at The Wondering Eagle reviews the speakers. This also contains my thoughts on the national theology conference which I believe is held once a year.  Continue reading

The Evangelical Christian/Donald Trump Phenomena is Ranked as the Top Religious Story of 2017; Plus Chris Stroop on Evangelicals and Authoritarianism in Playboy, University of Virginia’s Charles Matthews on White Evangelicals Living in Fear in the Washington Post

The top religious story of 2017 is the relationship between evangelical Christians and Donald Trump. Charles Matthews a religious studies professor writes an article for the Washington Post on how white evangelicals today are governed by fear. Chris Stroop writes a solid article that is published in Playboy that analyzes the Roy Moore loss in Alabama. Plus another article again in the Post looks at evangelicals in Alabama and the culture wars.  Continue reading

An Open Letter to Kendra and Brad Hansen (EMI Missionaries in South Africa)

An open letter to Kendra and Brad Hansen as they embark on their mission in South Africa with EMI World. Just a reflection on someone who I have known for almost 17 years and going back to Campus Crusade at Marquette University. This also considers the changes we both have had to deal with. Given many of the dark subjects that I write about at The Wondering Eagle its nice to see something come together that is beautiful.  Continue reading

Why is The Village Church Promoting Bryan Loritts’s Material? Does Matt Chandler Take Allegations of Sex Crimes at Fellowship Memphis Seriously?

The Village Church which is led by Matt Chandler is promoting Bryan Loritts material on the church’s website. Bryan Loritts was a teaching pastor at Fellowship Memphis, in which a dark scandal took place in which I believe child pornography was allegedly manufactured. Does Matt Chandler get that child pornography is illegal and a crime? Especially in light of the Jordan Root scandal which took place at The Village Church in 2015? Why would one church that dealt with this issue promote material from a pastor that was allegedly involved in the cover up at another church?  Continue reading

The Bridge Fresno’s Deaf Church, can this be a Model for the EFCA When it Comes to Church for those Who are Deaf?

An overview of The Bridge Fresno’s Deaf Church which is for people who are deaf. I sat through a Deaf Church service and  this is an overview and history of the program, and what I observed. Deaf Church is a unique part of The Bridge Fresno and The Wondering Eagle hopes that people understand how important it is, that it is maintained, and that it can be a greater model for the EFCA.  Continue reading