Eric Saunders Recent Message on Biblical Membership to McLean Bible Arlington Must be Rejected. Today’s Wondering Eagle Explains Why

On April 30, 2018 Eric Saunders who leads McLean Bible Arlington gave a deeply disturbing talk about church membership. As McLean Bible continues to move in the direction of 9 Marks this post examines Eric’s talk in the perspective of what has happened at McLean in a theological coup. Does Eric’s talk about membership, unity, and more hold up in light of what happened because of a cabal between Dale Sutherland and Mark Dever? Does this play out in light of Eric Saunders action, especially as he was a part of the coup?  Continue reading

Guest Post: Exploring the Issues of Manipulation, Shunning and Control in Acts 29’s Remnant Community Group Program. An Experience in Zach and Susan Crump’s Community Group

This is a guest post by a former participant in Zach and Susan Crump’s community group. Zach Crump’s community group is one of many in Acts 29 Remnant Church in Richmond, Virginia. This looks at the issues that exists, pressure to become a covenant member and how the group responded when the story teller lost two loved ones through death in the same week.  Continue reading

From Nick Roark’s Franconia Baptist to Mike McKinley’s Sterling Park Baptist Church; Why is 9 Marks Silent about Rachael Denhollander’s Statements About Allegations of Child Sex Abuse Cover-Up in Sovereign Grace?

This post looks at the 9 Marks network and asks as to why 9 Marks is silent on the Rachael Denhollander claims about the child sex abuse cover up inside C.J. Mahaney’s Sovereign Grace. Where do people like Nick Roark of Franconia Baptist or Mike McKinley of Sterling Park Baptist fall on this issue?  Continue reading

From The Gospel Coalition to the Catholic Church: Remembering the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968

This brief post is about how some Christians celebrated and remembered the memory of Martin Luther King. On the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis The Gospel Coalition held a conference in the same city to discuss racism. The Roman Catholic, mainstream and liberal Protestants also marked the day. This post also looks at the history of the Memphis Sanitation Strike and the King assassination.  Continue reading

Is God Judging the United States? Three Lakes Evangelical Free Church in Wisconsin Responds to the Sandy Hook Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut

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

D.C. Redemption Hill’s Ties to Remnant Church in Richmond. Does Acts 29/EFCA Pastor Bill Riedel Also Reject Military Chaplains? Finally How Would the EFCA Chaplaincy React to the EFCA Planting Acts 29 Churches That Do Not Believe Chaplains Should Exist?

The Acts 29 network rejects the concept of military chaplains. That is what happened at Bryan Laughlin’s Remnant Church in Richmond, Virginia. It resulted in a military chaplain candidate leaving  Acts 29 and going to another Baptist denomination to obtain his chaplain commission. Bill Riedel’s EFCA/Acts 29 Redemption Hill in Washington, D.C. appears to have a close relationship with Remnant Church. The Wondering Eagle would like to know if Bill Riedel also rejects military chaplains. Finally what does the EFCA chaplaincy think of this situation? After all if the EFCA is planting more Acts 29 churches can this undermine the talent pool for the EFCA Chaplaincy program? Or will the EFCA Chaplaincy program run the risk of being rejected altogether and losing support?  Continue reading

Open Letter to Bryan Laughlin (When is the Senior Pastor of Remnant Deploying to Afghanistan?)

This is a brief open letter to Senior Pastor Bryan Laughlin of Remnant. Since Remnant opposes military chaplaincy, The Wondering Eagle would like to ask Bryan, when you deploying to Afghanistan bro? When are you going to support your church members when they are deployed by the Marine Corps or the Army? After your deployment you can then enroll in Virginia Union University.  Continue reading