Paul Buckley Writes About Growing the Gospel in New England. Is it the Most Secular Area in the United States as he Claims?

At The Gospel Coalition recently Paul Buckley who leads The Gospel Coalition for New England wrote an article about growing the Gospel in the most secular place in the United States – Boston and New England. But is New England the most secular part of the United States? This blog believes that many Neo-Calvinists are prone to exaggeration which allows them to live in a bubble of alternative facts.  Continue reading

John Piper Condemns Evangelical Support of Trumpism as Idolatry

With a national election looming John Piper at Desiring God wrote a strong critique. And while Piper criticized both sides he strongly condemned American evangelicals who make Trumpism as an idol and worship it. In response many Christian nationalists lashed out at John Piper over what he said. This post looks at what John Piper said, the response and offers some feedback in the process.  Continue reading

After a Recent Gospel Coalition Article Has Wendy Alsup Learned Her Lessons from Mars Hill Seattle?

Recently at The Gospel Coalition Wendy Alsup who was involved in Mars Hill Seattle wrote a post about trusting elders and being honest with them. While I know Wendy has had some challenging years and difficulties there was an issue on my mind that I needed to address. After all sometimes you can do the right things and abuse and questionable activity still happens. Whereas Wendy Alsup has faith in Protestantism, this blogger does not especially when I contemplate the issues being systemic.  Continue reading

Capitol Hill Baptist Sues Washington, D.C. Mayor Over Religious Freedom and in the Process Reveals the Flaws of Calvinism

Washington, D.C. has strict COVID-19 guidance that has limited in meeting worship. On September 22, 2020 Capitol Hill Baptist Church filed a lawsuit against Mayor Bowser asking to be able to meet outside and for religious restrictions to be lessoned. If people can protest Capitol Hill Baptist can meet for worship. However this blog would argue that this lawsuit reveals the flaws to Calvinist theology.  Continue reading

Jordan Kauflin Speaks of Worship While Ignoring the Issue of Spiritual Abuse

Recently at Christ Covenant Church in Atlanta, Georgia Jordan Kauflin discussed the issue of modern trends of worship and the issues with them. In the video Jordan Kauflin not talk about worship in the context of spiritual abuse. Its why this video is problematic and flawed and not to be taken seriously. A person who enabled spiritual abuse contributes to the problem when they fail to acknowledge their shortcomings. When they fail to rectify it it contributes to abuse. Its why videos like this are flawed. Continue reading

Another Warning About Lance Waldie’s Harvest Bible Church in Cypress, Texas

In 2019 this blog published a warning about Lance Waldie’s Harvest Bible Church when a person formerly involved shared her story. Another story comes forward from Lance Waldie’s church and reveals why another family rejected it and walked away. If there are other people who would like to tell their story with Lance Waldie’s church this blog will give them the platform to do so.  Continue reading

Jason Dees of Christ Covenant Church Has Tested Positive for COVID-19. Would a Coronavirus Outbreak in a 9 Marks Neo-Calvinist Church Show God’s Sovereignty at Work?

Jason Dees of 9 Marks Christ Covenant in Atlanta, Georgia, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Church is canceled tomorrow and this blog would like to pose a question. Would a COVID-19 pandemic in a Neo-Calvinist church be a sign of God’s sovereignty at work? In a system of theological determinism should Jason Dees accept God’s will for him even if he passes off the disease to others? Continue reading

But He’s Intelligent and Articulate…. A Blog Comment on the Bryan Loritts Story Highlights The Toxicity of Modern Evangelicalism

A person who was involved in Bryan Loritts Abundant Life Christian Fellowship in Mountain View, California leaves a comment at The Wondering Eagle. In it she talks about how Loritts is talented and intelligent and calls the blog a tirade. And in the process she ignores the sex crimes allegations that were covered up at Fellowship Memphis. This is a post that is responding to Haley’s comment.  Continue reading