Guest Post: Atheist Karen Garst Selection from Her New Book: How Children are Indoctrinated into Religion

This is a guest atheist post from Karen Garst, and is a selection from her upcoming book which is being released later this in May. In this post Karen explores the issue of how religion is indoctrinated into children. Indoctrination is a major problem that exists today  in that it sets up people for failure, especially when they realize that what they are taught it not true.  Continue reading

From The Gospel Coalition to the Catholic Church: Remembering the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968

This brief post is about how some Christians celebrated and remembered the memory of Martin Luther King. On the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis The Gospel Coalition held a conference in the same city to discuss racism. The Roman Catholic, mainstream and liberal Protestants also marked the day. This post also looks at the history of the Memphis Sanitation Strike and the King assassination.  Continue reading

Additional Allegations of Abuse Arise at Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia

Eric Bonetti’s situation breaks down at Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia here in the Washington, D.C. area. In this disturbing situation there are allegations of a false police report. Since The Wondering Eagle writes about churches in the Washington, D.C. area Eric is free to use this blog to post whatever he would like.  Continue reading

The United States Senate Race in Alabama and the Culture Wars; Plus the Issues Dogging Roy Moore and the Problem of Evangelical Christians Embracing an Alleged Child Molester

Roy Moore is involved in a deeply controversial Senate race in Alabama. Moore, a favorite of evangelicals for fighting their culture wars,  was hit with allegations of child molestation by the Washington Post. As the scandal grew many evangelicals dug in and reaffirmed their blind support of Roy Moore. Meanwhile Russell Moore from the Southern Baptist’s ERLC got involved in tearing apart Roy Moore’s evangelical defenders. Today’s post at The Wondering Eagle deals with the controversial Senate race in Alabama, evangelical Christianity’s culture wars,  the issue of child molestation, and national politics all clashing together.  Continue reading

Guest Post: Peter Olson of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bogota, New Jersey Writes an Open Letter to Franklin Graham

A Lutheran pastor in New Jersey writes an open letter to Franklin Graham that takes off on Twitter. In this blunt letter Peter Olson pushes back on Franklin Graham’s teachings, his belief that Christians in the United States are being persecuted and criticizes his support for Donald Trump.  This is a letter that I wanted to re-run and give even more distribution.  Continue reading