Guest Post: A Person’s Experience in Two Evangelical Free Churches in the La Crosse, Wisconsin Area

This is a guest post about someone’s experiences in two separate Evangelical Free churches in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area. In this post you will see two churches through a younger person’s perspective. From dealing with authoritarianism, favoritism, to observing how her Mom was treated and much more. This made an impact on her and not in a positive way. She hopes that in telling this that a discussion can be started about church culture and corruption because in the end this person cares enough to share what transpired 
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An Intern With Cru at the University of Illinois Explains Why He Serves With Cru

An intern for Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) writes a blog post for the Cru chapter at the University of Illinois. In the blog post he writes about why he serves in Cru. For me its basically a blog post on why he wanted to quit his secular job and crawl back into the bubble. In the process he forgets all the other people who could use the Gospel. Articles like this give us insight into the issues with modern evangelicalism. 
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Open Letter to Gary Nomura (Cru Employee on Using Crawford Loritts in Video)

An employee in Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) uses Crawford Loritts in a Cru video. This is a post informing Gary Nomura and Cru staff on the dark scandal of voyeurism, child pornography and spiritual abuse at Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis and Downtown Church in Memphis, Tennessee. The Loritts – both Bryan and Crawford were involved in the cover up of Rick Trotter’s voyeurism.  
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John Allen Chau is No Jim Elliot. The Story of John Chau Illustrates the Dangers of Indoctrination in Evangelical Culture and Being Naïve

John Allen Chau a missionary from Washington state tried to share Christ with the most isolated hunter-gather tribe on the earth on North Sentinel Island off India. It was his effort to break “Satan’s last stronghold on earth.” Not only was John naïve but he broke a number of Indian laws in the process. This looks at what happens when people are indoctrinated by the Jim Elliot story in Ecuador. This post also considers how evangelical Christians can be very naïve when it comes to missionary work. The evangelical culture can be brutal to those who have high hopes with performing missionary work. John wasn’t a “fool for Christ” as 1 Corinthians 4:10 suggests. Instead he was a naïve individual who would threaten the existence of a tribe who and put many people at risk. When you think of evangelical theology wouldn’t it be ironic if members of the Indian Coast Guard or military are slain while trying to recover his body? And as a result of that theology end up in hell because of Chau’s efforts? Yes that and many other scenarios need to be considered.
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Walk in the Word, a Black Budget at Harvest Bible Chapel and Finances that Resemble a Criminal Syndicate More Than a Ministry

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?
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