This is a post that looks at James MacDonald’s Walk in the Word Ministry. It appears in 2013 that it was folded into Harvest Bible Chapel. The question to be asked is if James’ Walk in the Word salary was added to his Harvest Bible Chapel salary. In addition sources provided The Wondering Eagle with the salary information for the MacDonald clan in the 2015 timeframe. Plus there is also the issue of the “black budget” which allegedly has been used by the XLT to pay off people and buy their silence. In studying and writing about the financials of Harvest Bible Chapel the question to be asked is the following. Why are the financials reminiscent of a criminal syndicate? Why can’t James MacDonald be transparent?
About six miles away from Harvest Bible Chapel Elgin is another church that consists of many former Harvest members. City of Joy is led by RT Maldaner and is young but the reports I am hearing about this organization are good. For those looking for a reformed alternative this blog is going to encourage people to attend City of Joy. Continue reading
James MacDonald wrote a column for Christianity Today about the reason why he took legal action against The Elephant’s Debt. This post looks at that column and comes away with three key take aways to keep in mind when it comes to what James MacDonald is saying. Continue reading
This is an open letter from a former member of Harvest Bible Chapel to James MacDonald. In this open letter a former member reacts to the lawsuit against The Elephant’s Debt and James regarding people as property. It also reminds James that they left because of what they witnessed in person at Harvest Bible Chapel. Continue reading
This post explains to members and current attenders of Harvest Bible Chapel why they need to leave the questionable church network. The reasons are multiple and they are credible. From denying James MacDonald power and refusing to support his empire to why give money to an organization that lacks financial transparency? For those who read this who are involved in Harvest Bible Chapel it’s time to leave. Continue reading
James MacDonald and Harvest Bible Chapel file a lawsuit against The Elephant’s Debt which chronicles the abuse of power and financial issues inside Harvest Bible Chapel. This is an overview of James MacDonald, his empire and his scandals. The Wondering Eagle stands in the corner with The Elephant’s Debt during this lawsuit. Continue reading
An open letter to Jason Webb the former Senior Pastor of Elmbrook Church in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. In this open letter I recall a faith crisis I had and how I hit bottom in my life. I also explain how I approached 140 people for forgiveness. I hope this can give Jason a road map to move forward. If he seeks out forgiveness and works things out with many people then then I propose that Elmbrook Church can become the only church in the United States that models grace, forgiveness and repentance. Continue reading