Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Fraud and Misuse of Donations Filed Against Gospel for Asia

Just received this. More information to come. This is a major development in the ongoing Gospel for Asia story. GFA is the second largest mission organization in the nation. CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED TO HOLD GOSPEL FOR ASIA ACCOUNTABLE FOR FRAUDULENT SOLICITATION AND MISUSE OF CHARITABLE DONATIONSFor Immediate ReleaseContact: Marc R. Stanley  (469) 831-7575Monday, February 8, 2016Dallas-based Stanley Law Group initiated a class action lawsuit today in United States District … [Read more...]

By His Own Standards, David Barton is a Historical Revisionist

In a World Net Daily article about dangers to America, Rafael Cruz cites Ted Cruz's historian David Barton on how revisionist historians operate.David Barton with Wallbuilders points out four ways revisionist historians excise our Christian heritage from American history: 1. PATENT UNTRUTHS. Whenever a historian claims, :America began as a secular country,” you’re witnessing a patent untruth. Rather than make an untruthful claim about a subject in which most people have a general knowledge, … [Read more...]

John Fea on David Barton’s Make Believe Thomas Jefferson

Messiah College history prof John Fea recently authored a history of the American Bible Society. In it, he describes the efforts of certain founding fathers (e.g., Elias Boudinot) to make sure the new United States would be a Christian nation. The American Bible Society was one of those efforts.In the minds of the ABS founders and supporters, some of their fellow patriots were a threat to their Christian nationalist aims. One such founder was Thomas Jefferson. And yet, Fea notes in a History … [Read more...]

Amarillo Paper Reports on Mark Driscoll’s New Church

With Jimmy Evans as the hook, the Amarillo Globe-News today published a story about Mark Driscoll's new church.Evans is a pastor at The Trinity Fellowship in the Amarillo area.Along with Perry Noble and Robert Morris, we can add Jimmy Evans to the list of pastors who have taken a one-sided view of the situation in Seattle. Where is the effort to reach out to the former members and elders of Mars Hill?One can read the report of elder charges here. This matter was never resolved. A … [Read more...]

Former Mars Hill Elder Tells Perry Noble, “You Are in the Dark” about Mark Driscoll

On Tuesday (one day after I posted the news that Mark Driscoll had publicly announced formation of The Trinity Church in Phoenix), Perry Noble, pastor of NewSpring Church, spoke about Mark Driscoll's return to ministry. (I am embedding it because the Facebook feature isn't working currently. The link to watch it on Noble's page is here)On Noble's Facebook page, former Mars Hill Church elder Dave Kraft left the following message: Perry, I appreciate your heart in all of this, but do … [Read more...]

CBS News 5 Phoenix Reports on Mark Driscoll’s Mars Hill Past

In hindsight, I wonder if the wise counselors are rethinking the decision to omit Mars Hill Church from The Trinity Church website. Thus far, some version of that fact has formed a hook for the Phoenix media to report about the formation of Mark Driscoll's new church. Watch (text is here):CBS 5 - KPHOThe absence of Mars Hill from the bios and new church website only invites more investigation on the part of the media. The failure to tie up loose ends in Seattle may continue to haunt the … [Read more...]

John Fea on Ted Cruz’s Dominionism

Several authors have tried to tease out the differences between the evangelicals supporting Donald Trump, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Jon Ward did a nice job on this topic for Yahoo News, noting that Ted Cruz followers enthusiastically consider America a Christian nation while Rubio's followers are not as convinced.Now, Messiah College chair of History John Fea has written a piece identifying Ted Cruz as a seven mountains dominionist. I think the evidence is there and because of that I believe … [Read more...]

Ben Carson Accepts Ted Cruz’s Apology for Spreading Rumors but Calls on Cruz to End Dirty Tricks

Earlier today I wrote about accusations from Ben Carson that Ted Cruz's national co-chair Steve King misled caucus goers about the status of Ben Carson's campaign. King tweeted prior to the start of the caucus that Carson appeared to be dropping out. In fact, Carson did not drop out and believes that the message from King and others in the Cruz camp compromised his Iowa results.Today, Cruz issued an apology but did not mention any consequences to staffers who misled voters. I have seen … [Read more...]


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