It’s Time for Sarah Pulliam Bailey of the Washington Post or Elizabeth Dias of the New York Times to Write About J.D. Greear’s Hiring of Bryan Loritts, Who Allegedly Covered Up Voyeurism and the Manufacturing of Child Pornography at Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis. Its a Major Story in the Southern Baptist Convention

The Bryan Loritts and Fellowship Memphis scandal is growing within the Southern Baptist Convention now that J.D. Greear is involved. This is a post about why the national media from the New York Times to the Washington Post needs to write about how J.D. Greear’s church hired a pastor allegedly involved in a cover up of voyeurism and child pornography an Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis.  Continue reading

Wondering Eagle Exclusive: Fellowship Memphis Source Responds to J.D. Greear’s Letter About Bryan Loritts Allegedly Covering Up Illegal Activity of Rick Trotter

The Summit which is led by J.D. Greear hired Bryan Loritts. This is probably the biggest story inside the Southern Baptist Convention right now when you consider the sex abuse issue and Caring Well. Hiring Loritts, who was allegedly involved in the cover-up of his brother-in-law’s voyeurism at Fellowship Memphis is an incredibly bad move. One this blog’s sources from The Fellowship Memphis wrote a response to J.D. Greear and Bryan Loritts. He goes through Greear’s letter and responds to it. This blog is publishing his response to this disastrous decision made by The Summit. Continue reading

Bryan Loritts is Joining J.D. Greear’s The Summit Church on June 1, 2020. So Much For Caring About Sexual Misconduct and Sex Abuse Inside the Southern Baptist Convention

Bryan Loritts is joining the staff of The Summit Church on June 1, 2020. Since this is J.D. Greear’s church this says quite a bit about how the Southern Baptist Convention refuses to take sexual misconduct seriously. Maybe Paige Patterson or Mark Aderholt should be considered for teaching positions? This post contains the email that was sent out to members of The Summit.  Continue reading

Is Redeemer Arlington Planning Another Church Plant in the Washington, D.C. Area? Is Marshall Griffin Being Allegedly Trained to be a Spiritual Abuser?

Marshall Griffin is one of the newest additions to Eric Simmons and Jordan Kauflin’s Redeemer Arlington. Griffin as a pastoral resident came to Redeemer from John McGowan’s Restoration City Church. Indicators point to Redeemer working on another church plant probably to be led by Marshall Griffin. This article raises concerns about a cult like entity engaging in church planting and more spiritual abuse occurring. Continue reading

SE District Superintendent Glen Schrieber Invites EFCA President Kevin Kompelien and District Superintendents to Montgomery, Alabama Where they Wrestle with the Legacy of Racial Injustice

EFCA SE District Superintendent inspired upon President Kevin Kompelien that the District Superintendents visit The Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. As a result the EFCA leadership visited the museum and memorial to lynching victims in March of 2019. In a series of blog posts by both Kevin Kompelien and other EFCA leaders and personalities they reflect on the experience and the challenges that racial injustice poses today and how it needs to be dealt with. This ends with some suggestions for the EFCA on this topic. Continue reading

The New York Times 1619 Project on Slavery and how Some Baptists Reacted to J.D. Greear on Twitter. Also the 1619 Project Needs to Comprehend the History of Slavery in the Convention

The New York Times is changing the discussion on slavery in the United States with their 1619 Project. This academic project is looking at the history of slavery and how it influenced society and the country.  Southern Baptist President J.D. Greear Tweeted about the 1619 Project and took a lot of heat from Baptists and white evangelicals. Its this blog’s hope that the Southern Baptists search their own soul in regards to slavery and racism and finally address the topic. Its time…May of 1845 needs to be remembered as much as August of 1619. Continue reading

Mike Pence Speaks to the Southern Baptists in Dallas, While Garrett Kell Expresses His Concern, and For Some Southern Baptists Faith is Not About God, but Instead a Political Party

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) had their regular meeting in Dallas, Texas. And in an incredibly embarrassing move the SBC had Mike Pence speak. The controversial Vice President turned the opportunity into a political speech about Donald Trump.  If I were a SBC pastor I would be deeply embarrassed to be affiliated with the SBC. Today’s post looks at how Garrett Kell from Del Ray Baptist here in the D.C. area tried to get Pence canceled. Plus John Fea offered some great analysis on the situation. Finally from my perspective I am arriving at the conclusion that for many evangelicals faith is not about following God, instead its a political party where “faith” is just a means to an end.  Continue reading

Does the Washington, D.C. Area Need Another 9 Marks Church? Deep Concerns about Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond, Oklahoma Sponsoring Matt Felton and David Chung’s Trinity Church of Loudoun County

Matt Felton and David Chung were sent out by Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond, Oklahoma to plant Trinity Church Loudoun County. Mike McKinley’s Sterling Park Baptist as well as The Summit Network and Mclean Bible’s New City Network are also involved in this plant. This is a look at a diseased church plant taking off in which the question is asked, is this what the Washington, D.C. area and Loudoun County need? This article looks at all the problems with this plant, including the issues with 9 Marks, which must include the way C.J. Mahaney fled Covenant Life and hid behind Mark Dever’s ass. If you could ever make a theological case for aborting a church plant, Matt Felton and David Chung’s creation is it. This is the first of many posts about The Trinity Church of Loudoun in the course of time.  Continue reading