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Muellers Banned from FCCF

On Saturday, 6/13/15, Matt Mueller was read a restraining order during a conference call with Scott Seppelt and two elders (Eugene and Kieth).  The order revokes Matt and Amy’s permission to be on FCCF property. According…

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Titus Benton Sermon 150528

I AM: Jesus – Week 1 – The Bread of Life Titus Benton, May 18, 2015

Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

From a Former Church Member, Saturday, June 13, 2015: All I can say is….he’s (Steve Wingfield) had a really hard time over the last several years determining who the wolf is. First, it was undeserved church…

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Cult Education Institute

H/T: Cult Education Institute – By Rick Ross, Expert Consultant and Intervention Specialist Read this entire article and determine if it describes anyone you know. Ten warning signs of a potentially unsafe group/leader. Absolute authoritarianism without…

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The Villiage Church

While on a mission, a missionary from The Villiage Church discovered that her spouse was viewing child porn and had been doing it for a number of years.  She asked the church for an annulment of…

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The Christian Post

H/T:  The Christian Post – Lenardo Blair – February 19, 2013 If you’re a member of a megachurch, chances are you are a part of something that’s more business than ministry, according to former pastor and…

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The Crossings - header

“The Blueprint for Pretty Much Everything” discusses the questions of “What Would Jesus Do?” and then “What DID Jesus do?” How do you fit into God’s plan?   It’s not about you, it’s not about me,…

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H/T:  GetReligion.org – Bobby Ross, Jr. Here’s a good article that describes how outsiders read and understand the Post-Dispatch articles about FCCF.  Anyone want to contact the blog and answer Ross’ questions? In a way, church…

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Mars Hill Church logo

The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Church has lessons for First Christian. Mars Hill Church was founded in spring 1996[7] by Mark Driscoll, Lief Moi and Mike Gunn.[8] The church started at the rental house…

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Charismanews.com

H/T:  Charismanews.com by  Jessilyn Justice When sexual abuse rocks the church, the reactions split believers into many camps: some avoid it, some preach forgiveness, some condemn. And according to Boz Tchividjian, Billy Graham’s grandson and an advocate…

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H/T:  SpiritualSoundingBoard.com – Julie A Church leaders revictimize abuse victims when they fail to respond appropriately to abuse. Theology can be used to minimize the sin of perpetrators and sometimes blames abuse victims. I’ve been following…

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Janet Smoot FB Post 6-8-15

Note:  this is an editorial and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Restore-FCCF movement in general.  It is one editor’s viewpoint.  Consume with caution. Not everyone agrees with the Restore-FCCF movement.  Plenty of people…

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By Lilly Fowler • St. Louis Post Dispatch     In this 6/8/15 Post-Dispatch story, reporter Lilly Fowler describes the turmoil and stress that has plagued First Christian Church of Florissant since well before the announcement…

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Attendance from 2007

On 6/7/15 the senior pastor made a few announcements during the service.  One of those announcements was the number of new members that have joined the church.  While the number might be accurate (given that the…

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Varvil-Wingfield

Source:  Titus Benton, message clarifying his position in RFT article.. Titus Benton: I wanted to post my entire statement to the RFT here, so you guys would understand the fullness of thoughts I had on this….

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In recent months, the news of sexual abuse by Brandon Milburn has become quite public. While the perpetrator is behind bars, the victims are suffering in a silent prison of their own. After years of secrecy,…

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