Recommended Read: Dave MacMillan in the Cincinnati Enquirer on How Ken Ham Fleeces Williamstown, Kentucky With His Ark

Recently there was an opinion article in the Cincinnati Enquirer that looked at some of the issues with Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter. It looks at the issues and how Ken Ham conned Williamstown and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. But yes Ken Ham is a con man and the likes of him seem to be attracted to evangelicalism.  Continue reading

De-Conversion Story: How Luke Douglas Lost his Faith in a Chic Fil A

At The Christian Post a former evangelical Christian who was deeply committed to Kan Ham’s teaching on a literal creationism explained his de-conversion in a post. Luke Douglas lost his faith in God in a Chic Fil A when it all came crashing down. This post is Luke’s story. As a reminder if there are others who want to tell their story of their de-conversion this blog is happy to give them a platform.  Continue reading

Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter in Grant County, Kentucky has Flood Damage, and he’s Suing, How Christian of Him

Ken Ham from Answers in Genesis is in the news again. This evangelical carnival barker filed a lawsuit against an insurance company in Switzerland who refused to pay damages at the access road at The Ark Encounter in Grant County, Kentucky. The insurance carrier balked pointing out that the construction was shoddy. This lawsuit comes to symbolize much of what is wrong in evangelicalism. Continue reading

James MacDonald, C.J. Mahaney, Mark Driscoll and Other Celebrity Pastors. A Discussion on Authoritarianism at Roll to Disbeleive

Over at Roll to Disbelieve, an atheist blog, they have a good discussion and article about authoritarianism. In light of the authoritarian issues inside Harvest Bible Chapel, Sovereign Grace and the late Mars Hill this article I believe is a good read. It will give a psychological understanding on James MacDonald’s behavior.
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The Youth Group of Hydesville Community Church in Hydesville, California Shows God’s Not Dead 2. A Frank Discussion on White Evangelicals Warped View of Persecution

The youth group of an Evangelical Free Church in Northern California showed “God’s Not Dead 2” in May of 2017. Its my contention that the questionable movie franchise is the white evangelical Christian equivalent of pornography. This post is a frank discussion on the concept of white evangelical Christians facing persecution in the United States. In all honesty one must remember that many evangelical Christians not only engage in persecution of other faiths but of those who have no faith. Furthermore it is extremely disrespectful for white evangelical Christians to claim they are being persecuted in the United States when one considers what Christians are enduring in North Korea, Syria, Iraq, Russia or China.  Continue reading

The Wondering Eagle for 2017, The Year in Review, My Assessment and What is Coming in 2018

This is the final post at The Wondering Eagle for 2017. In a year filled with pain and loss I wrote 300 posts about the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA), Neo-Calvinism, The Gospel Coalition, 9 Marks, Redeemer Arlington, and also atheism and secular humanism. This is an overview of the top posts and my personal favorites. Also I discuss what is coming in 2018. In January The Wondering Eagle is going to look at a dark Acts 29 situation in the United States. Continue reading