The other day I took a break from cleaning my parent’s belongings after Dad’s death and had an exceptionally fun time with the family dog. This is about the family dog which my Dad affectionally named after one of the characters in The Sound of Music. Continue reading
Eddie Cole is the District Superintendent of the EFCA’s Eastern District. He recently gave a talk that was turned into two blog posts on the Eastern District webpage. The topics deal with both following Jesus and considering the movement of Jesus. Eddie has some good things to say and I thought I would share this as I have not had as much time to spend on the EFCA recently.
Chris Stroop wrote an article that looks at highlights of ExEvangelcials in the year of 2018. This is a brief post encouraging people to read about this movement. “The Dones” are growing with time. Continue reading
Harvest Bible Chapel announced that James MacDonald is taking a sabbatical and will work to reconcile with people. This blog has its doubts given MacDonald’s behavior. After all James MacDonald had 20 years to do the right thing, and he refused. After all who desires to resolve problems by firing off a lawsuit against a journalist and The Elephant’s Debt? Any kind of sincere repentance has to include people like RT Maldaner, Dan Haskell, and others who were hurt in the Paxton Singer situation. This blog believes that John Secrest from Harvest Naples is in James MacDonald’s sight and that he is going to be abused by the Harvest machine.
This post is preserving the email that Harvest Bible Chapel sent out to the church today on James MacDonald taking a sabbatical. And his efforts at reconciliation. This post will be followed by another post later doing analysis of this development. Continue reading
This post is from a disheartened mother whose son stayed in Paxton Singer’s cabin at Camp Harvest. This is a letter, a call to action and she wants results. The issue of Paxton Singer hit her family and this mother had to sit down with her son and ask if he was abused or being groomed by Paxton Singer. This is a hard topic to deal with but this must be dealt with in the context of the Harvest Bible Chapel scandal. Continue reading
How should blogs like SGM Survivors and The Elephant’s Debt be viewed? How do you respond to challenging information that confronts your world view that a ministry or organization is not what you think it is? This post is about such blogs. To discuss this topic I use The Elephant’s Debt to discuss the issues in Harvest Bible Chapel. Plus I also share what it was like to be invited to C.J. Mahaney’s Sovereign Grace Ministries and to read about the alleged criminal activity inside on a blog called SGM Survivors.