After Criticizing President Trump Jerry Prevo Orders Liberty to Delete John Piper’s Convocation

John Piper and J.D. Greear participated in a convocation at Liberty University that coincided with the 20th anniversary of “Don’t Waste Your Life.” After John Piper criticized evangelical worship of Trumpism as idolatry Jerry Prevo ordered John Piper’s speech deleted off the schools’ website. This post is about censorship at Liberty and the lack of freedom to educate a person with differing points of view. Continue reading

Ongoing Cult Like Behavior at Acts 29

A troubling story emerges from an undisclosed Acts 29 church in an urban Midwestern US city. When Denise got involved after dealing with a stalker the church acted very authoritarian even forcing her into a hospital. The Acts 29 church was so controlling that it prevented her from spending Thanksgiving with her family. Elder issues from an unnamed elder also became a factor as well. Some of the issues here are similar to what is happening in other Acts 29 churches in the United States. Continue reading

Robert Jeffress’ Comments on Catholicism Being a Cult and its Pagan Roots From Babylon. A Look at the Bigotry of the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Dallas

Robert Jeffress is the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Dallas. He is known inside the Southern Baptist Convention for his Christian nationalism. He is is also known for his outrageous statements about Catholicism and calling it a pagan cult from Babylon. This post is a look at he bigotry of the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Dallas.  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

A Damning Indictment: How J.D. Greear’s Southern Baptists Are Losing an African-American Pastor John Onwuchekwa While Hiring an African-American Pastor Bryan Lorits Who Allegedly Covered Up Sex Crimes. Plus How the Hiring of Loritts Will Tragically Reinforce Racism Against Blacks

Recently the problems inside the Southern Baptist Convention were on full display. As the SBC loses John Onwuchekwa a Neo-Calvinist African-American pastor in July of 2020; shortly beforehand J.D. Greear’s church hired Bryan Loritts in June of 2020. Loritts is an African-American pastor known for his alleged involvement in the cover-up of a voyeurism and child pornography scandal inside Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis in 2010. It is a tragedy and speaks to the corruption of the Southern Baptists when they lose individuals like Onwuchekwa while attracting people like Loritts who are involved in the alleged cover up of sex crimes.  Continue reading

Biblegateway.com Allegedly is Okay With Voyeurism and Child Pornography as They Feature and Promote Bryan Loritts

Over at Bible Gateway Bryan Loritts writes a post about George Floyd. The embattled pastor who is on staff at J.D. Greear’s The Summit is known for his role in covering up alleged sex crimes of voyeurism and the manufacturing of child pornography by his brother-in-law Rick Trotter at Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis in 2010. This blog is hoping that Bible Gateway will take down Bryan Loritts post. George Floyd’s memory deserves better.  Continue reading

Russell Moore on Protecting the Elderly in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Reflecting on an Older New York Times Op-Ed in Light of the Growing Coronavirus Situation in Texas

Back in March some of the Christian nationalists were arguing that it was okay to sacrifice the elderly for the sake of the economy. During the COVID-19 pandemic Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said that it was time for the elderly to be sacrificed. That they should die for the sake of their grandchildren. Against that train of thought Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist’s Ethic’s and Religious Liberty Commission responded in a New York Times op-ed. Today, over three months later the United States is watching a growing disaster take place in Texas with a soaring COVID-19 infection starting to overwhelm the system. This post looks at what Russell Moore argued and reveals how his words have aged well. In contrast the Christian nationalists have not. Continue reading

EFCA President Kevin Kompelien Lamants George Floyd’s Death. And Why the Southern Baptist Convention Will Not be Able to Overcome its Racial Past and Needs to be Dissolved

After George Floyd’s death and the riots in Minneapolis EFCA President Kevin Kompelien reacted to the injustice and loss that took place. This post is a response to the EFCA President. And while I think the EFCA is better situated to address racial issues for the first time in contrast I reflect and explain how the Southern Baptist Convention will not be able to overcomes its racist past. In my view the SBC needs to be dissolved. Continue reading