The Wondering Eagle is Validated as Independent Reporting Confirms Garrett Higbee Spied as Director of Soul Care Counseling at Harvest Bible Chapel

Julie Roys at her blog confirmed that Garrett Higbee spied on other people. This blog has raised questions asking if Garrett Higbee transferred confidential information from Soul Care to James MacDonald.  This blog believes Garrett needs to find a new line of work. Counseling people should not be a career choice for him.  Continue reading

The Alabama Abortion Law. How to Win the War and Lose a Generation. Also Why Evangelicals Are Not Pro-Life

Alabama passed the toughest abortion law in the United States. This is a look at that law which evangelicals support – with the exception of Pat Robertson. This post also looks at why evangelicals are not pro-life, where as the Roman Catholic Church can claim to be pro-life. Also in winning a war it should be stated that many evangelicals are driving young people away from Christianity due to their political engagement. Continue reading

Dear Wooded Hills Church, l am Serving You My Divorce Papers

This is a letter of divorce to my former third wave evangelical church outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Known as Wooded Hills this is a church that is deeply charismatic, highly political, and very much toxic. In 2016 a number of people attacked me on social media and I realized that this is not the place that I thought it to be. This is a cult and a place to be avoided. This open letter explains a number of problems with Wooded Hills. Continue reading

Guest Post: An Experience in Biblical Soul Care Counseling in a Planted Harvest Bible Fellowship (now Great Commission Collective) Church

This is a counseling story in a Harvest Bible Fellowship planted church. This deals with how confidentially is violated and intimate knowledge shared with the church staff and small group. This troubling story should give people pause about Soul Care counseling. This Great Commission Collective church is still involved and plays a key role in the organization. Continue reading

Guest Post: Kristen Draughan as a Licensed Social Worker Explains the Problems with Garrett Higbee’s Soul Care Counseling

This is a guest post by a licensed social worker who analyzes and looks at the issues with a Biblical counseling program affiliated with Harvest Bible Chapel. Kristen Draughan examines Soul Care Counseling and Garrett Higbee. It a very professional look at a questionable and problematic Biblical counseling program which has major systemic issues. Continue reading

How was Information From Soul Care Collected for James MacDonald? What Does this Scandal Mean for Garrett Higbee and the Great Commission Collective? Plus Some Advice as Higbee is Trying to Reconcile

In the Dean Butters statement there is one line that is chilling. It discusses how information was collected for James MacDonald from Soul Care. This blog would like to ask how did that happen? Were reports given to James MacDonald or were people recorded without their consent and was Illinois law violated? What are the implications of what Dean Butters said for Garrett Higbee and the Great Commission Collective?  Continue reading

Former Christians Discuss how Evangelicalism Made Their Struggles with Mental Illness Worse

Recently on Reddit there was a discussion by former Evangelical Christians who are now atheist or agnostic on the issue of mental illness. They discussed the challenges and problems of dealing with mental illness and the barriers they ran into. Some wrote about getting help for issues later in life. The Friendly Atheist blog also picked up on the thread and wrote about it.  Continue reading