Christian Nationalists are advancing a claim that God placed Donald Trump in power and that there is no free will. In this debate a Mormon pushed back hard and defended the belief of free will. This post would like to ask the question for those evangelicals who are blindly stating that God placed Trump in power, could Mormonism be a healthier alternative for them? Could they learn more about the Gospel inside Mormonism? Maybe some need to consider that issue. Continue reading
There have been a number of articles that deal with evangelical Christians and politics. This post compiles them into one. Also with an impeachment inquiry underway many evangelicals are responding to that development as well. This post is compilation of those articles and also some analysis of this topic. Continue reading
The wife of Senior Pastor Rod Stafford of Fairfax Community Church is into Joyce Meyer and attends her events. This post asks if Fairfax Community Church is influenced by Joyce Meyer and poses another question. If you are diagnosed with lung cancer and attend Fairfax Community Church should you embrace the prosperity gospel? Why is the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana silent about this? Continue reading
At the Baptist News Global there was an op-ed by Mark Wingfield. The article looked at why the evangelical Christian church needs to admit when its wrong. This is a theme I keep bumping up against here. In addition Mark addresses areas where there should be discussion. This article raises some issues that honestly need to be discussed.
This post looks at the relationship between Chicago “shock jock” Mancow Muller and James MacDonald. Muller in the past has allegedly used lawsuits “to get people’s attention.” Did Mancow Muller inspire James MacDonald to go after The Elephant’s Debt? How did Michael J. Young, Mancow’s attorney who focuses on DUI’s start working for Harvest Bible Chapel?
The Wondering Eagle learns a painful story of how James MacDonald allegedly fires employees from Harvest Bible Chapel. In addition a strange Easter sermon in 2013 led some people to leave Harvest. With James MacDonald its all about the benjamins baby! That is James’ God and who he worships. Continue reading
Joe Carter from The Gospel Coalition has a good read that overviews Bill Johnson’s Bethel Church movement in Redding, California. This is a brief post recommending Joe Carter’s article. Continue reading
John Fea, a history professor from Messiah College outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania writes a book that is quite talked about in social media. In “Believe Me – The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump” you learn about the relationship between Donald Trump and many evangelicals. The court evangelical is explained and one understands how fear has always been an issue for American evangelicals. Fear can be traced back to the Puritans in the 1600’s and carries on through fear of immigrants, other races, Catholics and modernism in the 20th century. The Wondering Eagle reviews this book with joy and is grateful for what Professor Fea contributes to the conversation of evangelicals, history and politics. 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
A guest post by someone who wants to remain anonymous. Its a reflection on someone who was into Andrew Wommack’s Faith Healing Program who dies of a cancer that could have been treated. In this tragedy a young mother leaves behind her husband and three children, when they could have had a longer life together. This is about the dangers of theological certainty and faith healers. Continue reading