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You’ve seen the timeline and hopefully read some of the articles on this web site.  Here is the “unintended consequences” of covering up illicit activities in the church … a loss of revenue so severe that…

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H/T:  Washington Post By Lynh Bui and Emma Brown Child Sexual Abuse and Pornography at Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School, Glenarden, Md Child sexual abuse can happen anywhere.  But, it is especially alarming when it happens…

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Steve Wingfield Returns to FCCF

Pardon the cliche, link-bait, title – this article describes exactly the opposite and should really be titled “How to Lose Members and Alienate a Congregation“. Let’s recap … we have an independent evangelical church that: Has…

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Reach-Win-Grow and the “I’m-All-In” financial campaign started a year ago at FCCF.  The campaign was given much fanfare and FCCF even held an “Influencers Event” were Pastor Wingfield explained the plan and the push for commitment…

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First Christian Church - Charles Swindoll's Pastor Profile Series

Here are Charles Swindoll’s sermons on a pastor’s job profile as taken from his study of 2 Timothy. These are available on TuneIn.com. 8/17/15: Every Pastor’s Job Profile Part 1 Paul’s Swan Song: A Study of…

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Time to Study the Subject of Elders Here’s what the Bible says: 1 Timothy 3:1-7  (NIV) Qualifications for Overseers and Deacons 3 Here is a trustworthy saying: Whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task….

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Biblical Qualifications for Elders Archibald Alexander Allison Extracted from Ordained Servant vol. 3, no. 4 (October 1994) Exegesis of 1 Timothy 3:2—“blameless” Translation: “The overseer then must be blameless….” Structure: The apostle Paul begins this list…

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H/T:  9News BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Four leaders of a Longmont church have been sentenced for failing to report sexual-assault allegations against the church’s youth pastor in 2013.

 ‘This cannot happen’: Boulder judge sentences VineLife Church leaders for not reporting sex assault Two pastors sentenced to 10 days of jail or work crew, elders receive lesser sentences By Alex BurnessStaff Writer Posted:   07/23/2015…

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Boulder Police Ticket VineLife Church Officials for Failing to Report Alleged Sex Assault H/T: DailyCamera.com Youth pastor already facing charges of sex assault on a child By Mitchell Byars, Camera Staff Writer Posted: 11/06/2013 11:13:28 AM…

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H/T:  RAINN.ORG Here’s why the background on child sexual abuse is needed. Child sexual abuse is a form of child abuse that includes sexual activity with a minor. A child cannot consent to any form of…

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This is an excellent article excerpted from Mike Fehlauer’s book, Exposing Spiritual Abuse. Mike Fehlauer is pastor of Tree of Life Church in New Braunfels, Texas. He is also the founder and director of Foundation Ministries….

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Guidelines for Mandated Reports

Child Abuse/Neglect Reports by Mandated Reporters REPORTING REQUIREMENT (210.115.1 – 210.115.3  RSMo) 210.115. 1. “When any physician, medical examiner, coroner, dentist, chiropractor, optometrist, podiatrist, resident, intern, nurse, hospital or clinic personnel that are engaged in the…

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Titus Benton Sermon 150528

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

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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