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
After a century of efforts the United States Senate passes a bill that makes lynching a federal hate crime. When it is learned that the bill will extend protections for LGBT individuals and protect them from hate crimes, Liberty Counsel gets to work. Mathew Staver opposed the bill and worked to prevent gays, lesbians and others excluded from the legislation. Blow back was swift and direct. This blog would like to ask if its family values of Liberty Counsel to support the lynching of gays?
Chris Stroop wrote an article that looks at highlights of ExEvangelcials in the year of 2018. This is a brief post encouraging people to read about this movement. “The Dones” are growing with time. 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.
Two recent articles in the Washington Post that deal with white evangelicals and Donald Trump stand out and deserve to be raised. In the context of white evangelicals and politics these address issues in regards to the culture wars in different contexts of the border wall, and the traditional story of David and Goliath. Continue reading
Jerry Falwell Jr. gave an interview to the Washington Post that was deeply disturbing. In the process Falwell admitted that there was nothing that Trump would do that would result in Falwell withdrawing his support. In addition he also criticized the poor and the concept of helping your neighbor as being misunderstood. Today’s post at The Wondering Eagle is going to be a little more sarcastic than normal. The snark meter will be at a 15. Continue reading
This is the final post for The Wondering Eagle for 2018. This article reviews the stories and situations covered in the year of 2018. From Acts 29, to the EFCA to the Sojourn Network, the atheist community and Harvest Bible Chapel. This is a wrap up of all the work this blog accomplished. Plus I discuss what is coming in 2019 as well.