Analysis of EFCA West of the Evangelical Free Church of America

This is the analysis of the EFCA West. The EFCA West is the largest district of the Evangelical Free Church with 213 churches and led by Steve Highfill. EFCA West covers Central and Southern California, Idaho and Nevada. It covers all of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. This post is the launching of coverage of the Evangelical Free in the western United States. Continue reading

Why Write about Church Corruption, Systemic and Systematic Issues? Lessons from the Creation of the National Park Service in 1916

The National Park Service turns 100 this month. Over a century ago a number of people had the vision, and drive to preserve national parks. They ran into difficulty, and went against the culture at the time. In time they convinced others that places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and others deserved protection. Religious bloggers are similar in that we love the church too much to keep it as is. We love the church and write and endure difficulty so that others will not. We write so that a person can attend an Evangelical Free Church or Southern Baptist Church in 2050 and worship in peace. Continue reading

“…Someone Needs to Sue These Bastards.” Are Evangelical Christians Reaching a Tipping Point When it Comes to Lawsuits and Legal Action?

Are evangelical Christians views on lawsuits changing? From a Gospel to Asia lawsuit to Bill Gothard lawsuit and more, have Christians reached a tipping point and are more comfortable with legal action? My thoughts on how a lawsuit against a corrupt organization or ministry can be a form of worship in holding them to account. Continue reading