Reid Kapple Anger is Not Always Bad

Reid Kapple is a pastor at Christ Community Church in Olathe, Kansas. Recently at the church blog the EFCA pastor wrote about anger and how to address it. After reading the post this blog wanted to offer some friendly push back, and remind Reid that anger is not always bad. This blog wished evangelicals would become angry over spiritual corruption and abuse instead of being apathetic.  Continue reading

The Origins of Mark Driscoll’s The Trinity Church and How Darien Bennett Cannibalized Members From Scottsdale Bible Church

When The Trinity Church started in 2016 one of the questions that existed is who is going to it and how did they get involved? Today’s post helps fill in the gaps of Mark Driscoll’s infamous church in Arizona and how a large group of men from Scottsdale Bible Church was allegedly cannibalized by former Scottsdale pastor Darien Bennett. There are also questions about Darien’s counseling services and the fees he charges. Continue reading

Coleman Rafferty on Millennials and the Truth. This Blog Would Like to Point Out That in Evangelicalism, “It’s the Corruption, Stupid…”

At the website for EFCA East a former student from Messiah College, Coleman Rafferty writes about truth and the millennial generation. This post while older was retweeted by EFCA East a couple of days ago. This blog writes a response to Coleman on what he says about truth and looks at the issue of truth and evangelicalism. Continue reading

An Open Letter to Liberty University Freshman Landon Nesbitt (On Rights, Responsibilities and Contempt for your Neighbor)

Landon Nesbitt organized a petition at Liberty University calling for in person classes, and rejection of all COVID-19 safety measures. This is an open letter to Landon on his efforts to challenge COVID-19 safety protocols. This letter while blunt is necessary given the threat that COVID-19 poses to Lynchburg and greater Virginia.  Continue reading

COVID-19 Explodes at Liberty University With at Least 1,800 Students Quarantined. Meanwhile Freshman Landon Nesbitt Starts a Petition Demanding Restrictions be Lifted

The school year has started at Liberty University and its turning into a disaster. COVID-19 is exploding on campus and the mayor of Lynchburg, Virginia is concerned about the lack of public health and safety measures being taken. While at least 1,800 students are being asked to quarantine. freshman Landon Nesbitt started a petition that is demanding restrictions be ended pointing out that he and others paid money to have the Liberty experience and not be concerned about a virus.

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An Open Letter to Josh Black (Senior Pastor of First Free Wichita) and a Response to His Narcissistic Dress Down

After getting a dress down on Sunday morning at First Free Wichita, this is the response to Josh Black the senior pastor. In dealing with a likely narcissist I have low expectations but just want to state my case and refute what Josh Black said. This blog is staying for the long term and will be writing more about First Free Wichita. Continue reading

A Visit to First Free Wichita in Kansas and Some Thoughts

On Sunday September 5, 2021 this blog visited First Free Wichita in Wichita, Kansas to audit a church service and write a review of the experience. First Free has a reputation for its authoritarianism in the EFCA’s Midwest District. After sitting through a service I introduced myself to Senior Pastor Josh Black where I got an earful. This blog, due to First Free’s 9 Marks connections and Josh Black’s leadership does not recommended this EFCA church. If you attend, caveat emptor! Continue reading

Wade Burleson and the Whoring of the Southern Baptist Pulpit

As Wade Burleson goes more and more off the deep end, this blog believes he is pivoting for a run for political office in Oklahoma. The pastor from Enid is showing us why the Southern Baptist Convention is deeply corrupt. And as he whores out the Baptist pulpit his behavior helps one understand why Jesus liked to hang out with prostitutes and not the religious. In the end a prostitute has far more character and integrity than Wade Burleson. Continue reading

When Emmanuel Enid Hit Bottom. Wade Burleson Has Dinesh D’Souza Speak to His Southern Baptist Church

On November 8, 2020 Wade Burleson had Dinesh D’Souza speak at Emmanuel Enid. D’Souza has actively spread anti-Semitic rhetoric and engaged in the fringe conspiracy theories. He’s a conman who had a reputation of running afoul of the law. Then you have the allegations of domestic abuse which D’Souza’s former wife submitted to a judge. Wade Burleson claims he’s an advocate of women. Is he? Especially when Burleson gives a platform to someone who allegedly kicks his wife in the head? This post is about the day Emmanuel Enid hit bottom, and all because a corrupt Southern Baptist pastor just might have his eyes on an Oklahoma Senate seat. Continue reading

Pastors James Varnell Cusick Jr and Casey Cusick. Preaching the Gospel, Saving the Lost and Allegedly Storming the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021

Two evangelical pastors, a father and son were allegedly involved in storming the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021. This is the story of James Varnall Cusick Jr. and Casey Cusick of Global Outreach Ministries Church in Melbourne, Florida. Christian nationalism needs to be regarded as dangerous and in the view of this blog those who stormed the Capitol are no different than ISIL or Al Qaeda. The number of evangelicals who were into Christian nationalism who stormed the Capitol is profoundly disturbing. Continue reading