Flooding hit Howard, and Baltimore County and city hard on May 27, 2018. The damage is quite severe with many people focused on Ellicott City. Yet there are projected to be long term issues in other parts of Baltimore. The EFCA ReachGlobal has responded to the situation and Stillmeadow Community Church which is led by Michael S. Meadow is being used as a staging area for floor relief. Today’s post deals with how the EFCA responds to a disaster in the community of Baltimore. Continue reading
This article looks at a blog post from John Lea’s Generations Church in Rockwell, Texas. Generations is an Evangelical Free Church in the Texas and Oklahoma District of the EFCA. The Wondering Eagle is going to wrestle with the following topic. Does God heal all wounds? Continue reading
This looks at Bob Jennerich’s Grace Redeemer Community Church in Garland, Texas. At his EFCA church Bob wrote a post on his blog about how faith is like scrambled eggs. How things can be scrambled and how pressure comes from the world. While Bob means well I am using his post to illustrate how parts of evangelicalism can increase suffering. Plus, the question must be asked; should everyone be like the Apostle Paul? Isn’t that an incredible burden being put on people? Continue reading
An open letter to a close friend, James Crestwood. James’ Mom passed away in Salina, Kansas on April 2, 2018. Her funeral was at First Covenant Church in Salina this morning April 6. This is a letter of mourning and a letter telling one brother that I am here for his family amidst the pain, and loss. I love you James, I will always have your back, but especially in the painful and dark times of life. Now is one of those periods. Continue reading
When the Sandy Hook massacre happened in Newtown, Connecticut in December of 2012 Three Lakes Evangelical Free posed a question. Is God judging America? This post came about due to the comments made by people like James Dobson and Mike Huckabee. I offer some feedback and respond to what is stated by this EFCA church in Northern Wisconsin. Continue reading
This is a brief post that features an article that was published in the Washington Post. Halee Gray Scott wrote about how her pastor raped her. It is in the context of the #MeToo movement.
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