Open Letter to Operation Mobilization Founder George Verwer from Terry Jones about Gospel for Asia and K.P. Yohannan


Gospel for Asia has a long history, having been founded by K.P. Yohannan in 1978. Terrol (Terry) Jones is a missions advocate who served at GFA from 1984 through 1993. Jones recently wrote a letter to George Verwer, an endorser of GFA and the man who has served as a lifelong mentor to GFA founder and director K.P. Yohannan. Verwer is also the founder of Operation Mobilization. In this email which was addressed to Verwer and several others, Jones calls on Verwer to remove his endorsement of GFA. … [Read more...]

Finding Freedom by Leaving Gospel for Asia

November is National Adoption Month.The story I want to bring to you has adoption at the center of the story but is also about mind control followed by entrance into the freedom meant for followers of Christ.Tom and Sara Sluberski once labored at Gospel for Asia. They had adopted two children and wanted to adopt another when their CEO and the Metropolitan of the Believers' Church K.P. Yohannan threw cold water on their warm desire to bring another child into their family.Tom … [Read more...]

Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, and Mike Huckabee and the Alternative Reality Conference

Kevin Swanson appears to be a tortured soul. It is beyond ridiculous that Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal and Mike Huckabee spoke at a conference organized by this fellow.During the conference Christian reconstructionist minister Phil Kayser distributed a publication calling for the death penalty for gays and others who violate Mosaic law. I brought Kayser's views forward four years ago when he endorsed Ron Paul. Paul initially was thrilled to get Kayser's endorsement until I pointed out Kayser's … [Read more...]

Politico’s Story About Ben Carson’s West Point Claims Ignite Allegations of Media Bias


UPDATE: Earlier I titled this post, "Ben Carson Admits Fabrication in Bio." I have changed the title because Carson now says he didn't admit a fabrication. Politico has now changed their title to reflect the specific nature of the claims regarding a "full scholarship" to West Point.I have significantly updated my post to address criticisms in the comments section.--------------According to Politico, on more than one occasion, Ben Carson claimed he was offered a full scholarship to … [Read more...]

Gospel for Asia’s Board of Directors and Fiduciary Responsibility

During the late 1990s, I served on the board of the American Mental Health Counselors Association. One of the first things we learned as new board members was the concept of fiduciary responsibility. I learned that our organization was formed to serve the interests of our constituents and more broadly the public interest. I also learned that I was responsible to ensure that the organization functioned within the law and in accord with rules we set for ourselves (e.g., by-laws). Furthermore, I … [Read more...]

Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa’s Radio Station KWVE Drops K.P. Yohannan’s Road to Reality Show

Although I don't know why yet, I can report that KWVE, a radio station owned by Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, has stopped carrying K.P. Yohannan's Road to Reality radio show. Yohannan is the CEO and International Director of Gospel for Asia.In September, KWVE's Saturday schedule carried the program, but the current schedule now features Christian music at that time. The show hasn't been moved to another time.Another Christian radio network, CSN International Radio, recently pulled the … [Read more...]

Another Call for Participation in the Calvary Chapel – Gospel for Asia Survey

So far 64 people have participated in the survey of those affiliated with Calvary Chapel ministries regarding attitudes toward Gospel for Asia. I am leaving the survey open for awhile longer with the hope of gaining more participants.Click here to go to the survey.Twenty-four lead pastors have participated. Of the 24, only one respondent said his church supports GFA and has no plans to stop. Eleven said GFA was never supported, nine said support for GFA had ceased due to the recent … [Read more...]

Interview with Mark Yarhouse on SAMHSA Report Calling for an End to Sexual Orientation Change Efforts for Minors

On October 15, I linked to a report published by SAMHSA which called for an end to sexual orientation change efforts for LGBT minors. At the time, I wrote:Ending Conversion Therapy: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth was released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The report recommends the end of change therapies for minors via professional advocacy and legal strategies. Mark Yarhouse, co-author with me of the Sexual Identity Therapy framework and pr … [Read more...]