In order to understand evangelical Christian culture one should read, study and pay attention to the themes from George Orwell in his classic novels. The themes of corruption, totalitarianism, censorship, blind loyalty, and more are used to paint warning to society. Because remember comrade, while all animals are equal some like your pastor are more equal than others. Continue reading
Clint Clifton leads the New City Network which is the church planting arm of McLean Bible. This is a post that looks at Clint and raises some questions about the founding of New City, and also asks as a part of the Southern Baptists is Clint prepared for the issue of sexual abuse? Continue reading
The New City Network – the church planting arm of McLean Bible is having their annual gala at the Museum of the Bible on October 11, 2019. Thabiti Anyabwile of Anacostia River Church is the key note speaker. New City Network is going to celebrate some of the church planting they have done. This blog would like to ask them, amidst the scandal and corruption what exactly is there to celebrate? Continue reading
The New City Network is formally launching a new church plant in Falls Church, Virginia in September of 2019. This church plant which is led by Nate Crew and has Dale Sutherland in the servants leadership team is deeply unhealthy. Sutherland and Crew are related and once again another church highlights the problem of nepotism in evangelicalism. This blog post is designed to warn you to stay away from CityLight Church. Continue reading
Dale Sutherland is leaving McLean Bible to become the President of of International Care Ministries. He also will become involved in a New City Church plant in West Falls Church, Virginia. This blog looks at Dale’s legacy the chief among them is his role in theologically flipping McLean Bible with the aid of Mark Dever of Capital Hill Baptist Church. Dale Sutherland will be remembered for being Lon Solomon’s Judas Iscariot. Continue reading
A follow up post to what The Wondering Eagle wrote to Mosaic City Church and All Peoples Community Church. The Wondering Eagle is not engaging in Christian persecution but instead asking questions. This blog should not be misconstrued in that manner. Continue reading
Can a church plant be the fruit of sin? Recently the New City Network of McLean Bible planted Mosaic City Church in a trendy and hopping area of Fairfax, Virginia. One of the partnering churches is Kenji Adachi’s All Peoples Community Church which was sponsored by Fellowship Memphis. Fellowship Memphis covered up the voyeurism and child pornography of its worship pastor Rick Trotter back in 2010 and it broke in 2016. Does the planting of churches that have connections to Fellowship Memphis reveal or show how the Southern Baptist Convention is struggling with sex abuse or sex crimes? These are questions that need to be asked.
This is the notes and overview of the McLean Bible June 26, 2019 congregational meeting. This looks at the budget and other information. At the meeting Beach Week was discussed and news from different campuses shared. Plus McLean Bible prayed for a Catholic to become a Christian. Continue reading
This is the final post for The Wondering Eagle for 2018. This article reviews the stories and situations covered in the year of 2018. From Acts 29, to the EFCA to the Sojourn Network, the atheist community and Harvest Bible Chapel. This is a wrap up of all the work this blog accomplished. Plus I discuss what is coming in 2019 as well.
This is an article that reflects on an older post from Mike Anderson who led The Resurgence at Mars Hill in Seattle. What do you do when religion leads you to places that are dark and to behaviors just as destructive as alcoholism or drug addiction? This also reflects on what I have seen in my own life. Continue reading