The Shallow Faith of Tim Tebow. Will the Celebrity Christian Athlete Weep For the Women Ravi Zacharias Abused and Raped?

As the Ravi Zacharias scandal continues there is one aspect that is particularly troubling. Its the silence by Tim Tebow. Tebow described the scandal plagued evangelist as his personal hero. Meanwhile he has not acknowledged the Miller & Marten report documenting sexual abuse by Ravi Zacharias. And as such he has not empathized for the victims of rape and sexual abuse whether it be in Canada, Georgia or Thailand. That is damning, especially for an individual whose ministry focuses on human trafficking. In an Instagram video Tebow was near tears as Ravi Zacharias was dying of cancer. Will he weep for the victims that Zacharias abused? Continue reading

Some Thoughts on How the Ravi Zacharias Scandal Can be Mitigated and Help Lori Anne Thompson and Georgia Spa Victims

As the Canadian division of RZIM is closing this blog is proposing some possible solutions that can possibly mitigate the Ravi Zacharias scandal and help Lori Anne Thompson and the spa victims in Georgia. This post is designed to spark some discussion, and possibly lead to other developments. Regardless RZIM needs to close as the brand is forever tarnished and can’t be reconstituted in another form. In its closing let’s help the victims of Ravi Zacharias in this dark scandal. Continue reading

How White Evangelical Christianity in the United States is American Carnage

President Trump coined the phrase “American carnage” in his 2017 inauguration address. This blog would like to ask a question. Should the phrase American carnage be used to describe American evangelicalism? All the sex scandals, financial scandals, abuse of power and much more begs the question is American evangelicalism the equivalent of Detroit’s Eight Mile or inner city Baltimore?  Continue reading

#WonderingEagleEffect Introducing The Wondering Eagle Effect. How Has This Blog Influenced Policy?

This is a post that I have been avoiding for a while. After discussing this with others I have decided to write a post about how this blog has been effective. From the EFCA, to churches in the Washington, D.C. area and in the greater United States this is a look at how has this blog influenced churches and people. This blog is introducing a new description. Its called the #WonderingEagleEffect Continue reading

Why Evangelical Christians Attend Church. No its Not For the Reasons You Think

Why do evangelicals go to church? The reasons are not what you think. If you think its to worship God, then this blog is going to tell you think again. The reasons are often much more selfish or due to problems that evangelicals have. This may be a hard post for a number of people but remember when a scandal happens motive is revealed and answers are provided even in silence.  Continue reading

After a Recent Gospel Coalition Article Has Wendy Alsup Learned Her Lessons from Mars Hill Seattle?

Recently at The Gospel Coalition Wendy Alsup who was involved in Mars Hill Seattle wrote a post about trusting elders and being honest with them. While I know Wendy has had some challenging years and difficulties there was an issue on my mind that I needed to address. After all sometimes you can do the right things and abuse and questionable activity still happens. Whereas Wendy Alsup has faith in Protestantism, this blogger does not especially when I contemplate the issues being systemic.  Continue reading

How Robert Henderson of Radiant Church in Waco, Texas Prayed for the Death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Robert Henderson of Radiant Church in Waco, Texas took credit for bringing about the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. This post is about a culture warrior in the New Apostolic Reformation that prayed for Ginsburg’s demise. Afterward Henderson claimed that he was misunderstood and that he didn’t call for a death and that it was a spiritual belief taken out of context. Continue reading

Jason Webb Who Resigned From Elmbrook in Scandal in 2018 is Back in Ministry at Great Lakes Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Evangelicalism is often the story of scandal. Pastor resigns in scandal or disgrace and flees and then pops up in another location. Are we seeing that again with Jason Webb? This blog wrote about Jason Webb when he resigned from Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin in scandal. After two years Jason Webb is back working in a church in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Continue reading

Did Some Liberty University Staff Trade Sex for Immigration Documents and Work Visas for International Students? A Blog Comment Leads to this Question

This afternoon a comment was left at this blog that concerned allegations of fraud and abuse at Liberty University. It dealt with international students trading sex for immigration documents and other paperwork. This blog is interested in telling this story if any individuals from Liberty want to step forward and tell this story this blog is committed to getting it out. Continue reading