Indicators and Warnings of McLean Bible’s Theological Hijacking that Would Culminate with David Platt Becoming the Teaching Pastor: An Overview of the Changes Chronicled by The Wondering Eagle from 2015 Until 2017; Plus What I Believe is Coming Down the Pike

This post is an overview of the issues that popped up at McLean Bible (MBC) a mega church in the Washington, D.C. area in the 2015 until 2017 time-frame that revealed MBC was being theologically hijacked. The Wondering Eagle picked up on many of the issues over the course of time. This post also contains a list of questions that need to be answered and what I believe is going to happen to MBC in the 2018 to 2020 time-frame.  Continue reading

The Theological Coup Taking Place at McLean Bible and Why The Wondering Eagle is Calling for David Platt to be Rejected for the Health of the Church

A post explaining why David Platt needs to be rejected by McLean Bible at the next congregation meeting. There are many reasons why David should be rejected and this goes into all the details. To understand modern evangelicalism one should know Maccavilli and George Orwell. McLean Bible is in the midst of a theological coup and I believe that Lon Solomon is being forced out against his will.  Continue reading

An Overview of McLean Bible’s Townhall Meeting; Plus is McLean Bible Controlling the Question Process?

An overview of McLean Bible’s town hall meeting on September 21, 2017. It was a question and answer session where people could submit questions to David Platt and the leaders of the Elder Board. Lon Solomon as well as Dale Sutherland, Larry Cooper and  Tom McMahon all call for David Platt to be McLean’s next Teaching Pastor. Meanwhile The Wondering Eagle is concerned about McLean controlling the questioning process. I published in this post the question that I submitted which asks David Platt who participates in T4G why he has been silent on the SGM child sex abuse scandal.  Continue reading

Do You Want to Write? I Would like to Build a Diverse Independent Team that Can Write The Wondering Eagle

The Wondering Eagle would like to transition from a one person blog to a team that can write about a number of issues. Those issues include atheism, doubt, Neo-Calvinism, the EFCA, Mark Dever’s Capitol Hill Baptist Church and issues in evangelicalism. I would like to bring on a diverse set of people in time who would have freedom to publish what is on their mind. If you are interested please drop me a note and let’s figure out a way forward.  Continue reading

An Open Letter to Andrew Hoffman (Multiplication Catalyst for ECFA’s Western District on Why Its Time to Admit that the Neo-Calvinist Movement Has Failed…)

An open letter to the Multiplication Catalyst of The Western District. Andrew Hoffman who is involved in The Gospel Coalition of the Bay Area gets a frank letter on why the Neo-Calvinist movement is a failure, and why its run its course. From Mark Driscoll talking about the Biblical basis of blowjobs, to C.J. Mahaney’s SGM scandal and allegations of covering up child sex abuse, to D.A. Carson attacking a rape victim; to my brush with Eric Simmons Redeemer Arlington. The days of The Gospel Coalition and the Neo-Calvinist movement are over. Its time to admit that it has failed and move forward.  Continue reading

A Closer Look at Scott Sterner from Acts 29’s The Vine Church in Madison, Wisconsin; Is Scott Tilting the Forest Lakes District Toward Neo-Calvinism as the Forest Lakes Director of Church Multiplication?

Scott Sterner planted the first Acts 29 church in the Forest lakes District of the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) in Madison, Wisconsin. This is a look at The Vine Church and also his role as the Director of Church Multiplication in this EFCA District. Is Scott working at tipping the district towards Neo-Calvinism and is money intentionally being guided to Neo-Calvinist church plants? That is one of the questions I have.  I look at this issue in the context of the newest church plant in the Forest Lakes District, which is South City Church (led by Drew Pond) on the south side of Milwaukee.   Continue reading

From Strange Bedfellows to Strange Fire: What is the Relationship Between John MacArthur and C.J. Mahaney?

This is an examination of the relationship between John MacArthur and C.J. Mahaney. This looks at all the times Mahaney preached at Resolved. Plus there is a question that must be asked..did John MacArthur or Grace to You receive large financial gifts from C.J. Mahaney or Sovereign Grace? It is well within reason to ask that given how Mahaney gave money to other individuals or organizations allegedly to influence. This also looks at how MacArthur treated Mark Driscoll vs. C.J. Mahaney.  Continue reading