Franklin Graham is Upset that Walmart Sold “Impeach 45” T-Shirts. Plus Graham Believes that Trump’s Affairs with Porn Stars is Nobody’s Business

Franklin Graham has been in the news recently. He supported the boycott of Walmart when they sold “Impeach 45” t-shirts. Then in May of 2018 he came out and said that Trumps’ affairs with porn stars are “no one’s business.” The Wondering Eagle believes that Franklin Graham is a fraud. And that at the end of the day Stormy Daniels honors the Lord when she strips in a strip club, where as Franklin Graham brings disgrace. Why do I say that? Because Stormy Daniels is not professing to be a born again Christian, where as Franklin Graham is.  Continue reading

A Closer Look at Derek Gaubatz the General Counsel for the International Missions Board. Does “Religious Freedom” Mean the Right for the Southern Baptists to Cover Up Sexual Assault?

This is an overview of the General Counsel of the Southern Baptist’s International Missions Board, Derek Gaubatz. Gaubatz played a role in covering up a sexual assault scandal in the IMB by encouraging Anne Marie Miller to let it go. Mark Aderholt, a sexual predator was allowed to go to another church in the SBC and have access to children. This post looks at how Derek Gaubazt acted, especially in light of contacting federal authorities about alleged financial crimes in the Brady Nurse scandal. The question I would like to pose to a veteran attorney of the evangelical culture wars is this. Does “religious freedom” include the right to cover up sexual assault in the SBC?  Continue reading

How Acts 29’s Trinity City Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota Responded to the Neo-Nazi Rally in Charlottesville

When a Neo-Nazi rally happened in Charlottesville, Virginia Acts 29 Trinity City Church responded quickly to condemn it. Bryan Lair’s church re-published the EFCA statement on racism from the 1992 General Conference. Despite my concerns with the Acts 29 movement, which this blog writes about, I am encouraged that Bryan’s church responded in the manner that it did to this disturbing incident here in Virginia.  Continue reading

Terry Baird from Creekside Community Church in Napa, California on How to Have a Grace Filled Discussion

At the blog for Creekside Community Church in Napa, California EFCA pastor Terry Baird wrote a post about how to have a grace filled discussion. I give the senior pastor some counter points about how evangelicals can change their game. From going out into the culture more to learning to listen to others. This is a shorter post than usual at The Wondering Eagle.  Continue reading

Practicing Discernment: North Creek Junior High Dress and Swimming Guidelines to Prevent Someone from Sexually Stumbling into Sin

A discernment exercise from an EFCA church in Walnut Creek, California. North Creek Church as led by Dr. Kent Dresdow has its dress and swimming guidelines for junior high students. The goal is not to make people “stumble” into sexual sin. How do you look at these guidelines? Or is this legalism and similar to what C.J. Mahaney’s Sovereign Grace Ministries did?  Continue reading