Fellowship Memphis Turns 16. Imagine a Church Where Child Pornography Is Recognized as a Crime and Where Sex Crimes Are Not Covered Up

Fellowship Memphis celebrated its 16 anniversary. As John Bryson celebrates his church this blog wants to mark the occasion as well. Its especially important that it be remembered in light of the Rick Trotter voyeurism and child pornography scandal at a key Acts 29 church that engages in church planting in the United States.   Continue reading

Why the EFCA Needs to Discuss Spiritual Abuse and How John Secrest Can Be the Point Person on this Topic

The EFCA needs to start to have a discussion about spiritual abuse. From EFCA One, to blog posts and district conferences its time for the national EFCA to begin to discuss spiritual abuse. Inside the denomination there is one individual who should lead the discussion and guide it. John Secrest is an EFCA pastor who went through the dark Harvest Bible Chapel scandal, and yet he’s the perfect candidate to lead the EFCA in a discussion about spiritual abuse.  Continue reading

A Desiring God Article on Hell and Questions that Need to be Raised in Light of Corruption, Scandal and Problems in Evangelicalism

Evangelical Christians take hell literally, especially the Neo-Calvinists. At Desiring God recently Greg Morse wrote a post about hell. This blog would like to use that article to raise some questions about hell and make some observations. Having seen a lot of scandal and working with dark topics this blog has some questions and would like to ask, could hell be like heaven when you consider the people who are going to heaven yet who are deeply corrupt?  Continue reading

Why Forgiveness Should Not Always be Practiced and Why Some Christians are Manipulated Through Forgiveness

Forgiveness cam be powerful and freeing when its practiced properly. However, this blog would like to pose a question. What do you do with forgiveness when the offending party or person doesn’t believe they have done anything wrong? Forgiveness is easily warped in evangelicalism. This post explains why there are situations and circumstances where a person should not practice forgiveness. Continue reading