‘Rick [Holland] leaves the room several times to go talk to [[pastor] John MacArthur [Grace Community Church in Southern California]. He comes back with John’s ruling on the matter. Rick tells me that I need to be disciplined for doing drugs, drinking alcohol and almost dancing. He said the consequence for breaking the rules is that I will be kicked out of the college. He is angry at me for going to the police and the doctor. I should have let the church handle this without outside interference. He tells me not to tell anyone else, not my fellow classmates, not my teachers, not anyone at church.
“You are ruining that young man’s life!” He says.’
A couple of weeks ago someone forwarded to me a post from Desiring God that hit me like a punch in the stomach. In an article called “Kicked Out of Church: How God Brought Me Home” (link), author Scarlett Clay begins her story right after her church had excommunicated her, showing the indignation of her […]
via The problem of excommunication – a response to Desiring God — Here’s the Joy
This detailed testimony of a church takeover is a tremendous tool to help someone recognize the moves Calvinistas make to gain control over the congregation
via A Successful Church Takeover Using Stealth Strategies in the Calvinista Playbook —
The Abuse of Church Discipline
via Church Discipline and Abuse —
John MacArthur, in his sermon The Eyewitness Account of Creation, preaches on Genesis 1 and 2. He takes the position that these chapters record a literal and historical account of creation and that all history and science stems from the events of the opening pages of Genesis. I have no quarrel with those who hold […]
via Mega-Pastor Puts Down Person with Disabilities — Tim’s Blog – Just One Train Wreck After Another
I really do not get Phil Johnson and those who go after the abused. It must be nice to live safely in the gospel™ castle.
via A Response to Phil Johnson by Dr Rich Poupard, an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon —