Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson Discussion: Why are People Still Attending Steve Estes’ Church? Plus Results of the June 12 Business Meeting

Brief update on the situation at Steve Estes Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, Pennsylvania. Many people keep asking the question why are people still going to the church in light of all that has occurred? Plus these are the results from the June 12, 2017 business meeting. Its also my understanding that there are people inside CEFC who do not want to leave the EFCA. Is the Stoltzfus clan going to respect their wishes?  Continue reading

What the EFCA Wanted Steve Estes’s Community Evangelical Free Church to do to Rectify a Difficult Situation

A brief post before Community Evangelical Free’s Spring Congregational meeting on June 12, 2017. There they are supposed to vote on separation from the EFCA. This addresses some of the issues that are being told by the CEFC leadership. Plus this also gives the EFCA’s view on the situation and how the leadership of Steve Estes and the Stoltszufs have rebuffed  and rejected the EFCA’s wishes and counsel.  Continue reading

First Free Wichita Wants to Introduce you to the EFCA; Plus The Wondering Eagle’s Long Term Goals and Agenda with the EFCA

After a First Evangelical Free Church members meeting in Wichita, Kansas in January of 2016 questions were asked about the EFCA denomination. On the church blog that particular EFCA church wrote a post about learning about the EFCA. I want to use that post to roll out my goals and hopes in terms of encouraging reform in the EFCA. In this post you will find what I believe needs to be done to make the EFCA stronger and healthier in the course of time.  Continue reading

What Kind of Church will Elverson’s Community Evangelical Free Become if it Breaks Away from the EFCA?

This is a brief post asking the following question. If Steve Estes Community Evangelical Free Church breaks away from the EFCA, what kind of church will it become? There are at least three possibilities that this post explores. Plus some thoughts on authority which this church demands from its members, but in the end when the EFCA finds this church in error, Steve Estes and the leadership will not respect the EFCA’s authority. Continue reading

Publishing a Personal Email I Sent to Steve Estes Asking Him to Take the Right Action in Community Evangelical Free Church Situation

In light of how the EFCA was allegedly blind sided by Steve Estes and the leadership of Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, I believe now is the time to publish this personal email to Steve Estes. This is me asking him to do the right thing so that the community can heal, and I can stop writing about this rogue church.  Continue reading

An Open Letter to Eddie Cole (Eastern District Superintendent of the EFCA)

An open letter to the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) Superintendent of the Eastern District Eddie Cole. This open letter reviews both Eddie’s career and some of the history of Salem Church. Plus it looks at his leadership in the Eastern District of the EFCA. In addition it also looks at his efforts and work at resolving the situation in Steve Estes’ Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, Pennsylvania. This is intended to be an affirming letter to the leader of the Eastern District who is affectionately known by a few of his pastors as “Bishop Eddie.” Continue reading

Community Evangelical Free Church Wants to Separate from the Evangelical Free Church of America

Steve Estes Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, Pennsylvania wants to separate from the EFCA. The EFCA has been working hard to resolve the issues in Elverson, but Steve Estes and the leadership are challenging Minneapolis and the District leadership. The seminal moment thus far occurred with the December 4, 2016 business meeting and letter  that was dropped off at Hurit’s house. In the process Steve Estes and the Stoltzfus leadership allegedly blindsided the EFCA denomination.  Continue reading