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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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Varvil-Wingfield

H/T:  Riverfront Times By Danny Wicentowski Published Fri., Jun. 5 2015 at 10:15 AM For critics of First Christian Church of Florissant’s embattled lead pastor Steve Wingfield, the road to reform has been paved with hollow…

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WhiteFlag Xd

Let me tell you a story of how churches play “dirty” and play for keeps. Professor Doug Lay was a Sunday School teacher and member of FCCF. He was a  professor of English and Literature and…

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FCCF 15-year attendance featured image

If members of First Christian Church of Florissant think the dust-up with the senior pastor is a lot of noise over nothing, you need to start looking at results.  Some congregants have been “gently” questioning the…

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Echoes-Reflextions on Our First Fifty Years

The question has often been posed to me:  “How do you account for the steady growth of FCCF over these many years?”  Key points in answering that question would be:  (1) commitment to church growth by…

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FCCF web site 1997

This link will take you to the web site web.archive.org.  They capture a “snap shot” of web site pages for posterity and host them for folks to view.  Archive.org is a “safe site”, but if you…

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H/T:  Riverfront Times Blog  By Danny Wicentowski Published Fri., May 29 2015 at 6:30 AM If you’ve been waiting for the situation at First Christian to settle down, you’ll be waiting a long time!  As they…

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Archangel Michael

H/T:  Dub Meta, May 22, 2015 11:36am To the family and leadership at First Christian Church of Florissant and to the administration at St. Louis Christian College: I wish to remind you of the far reaching…

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Is It Enough Featured Image

May 1, 2015, Professor Lay publishes http://isitenough.net for the public. “Is It Enough? is a center for learning and sharing information about the child sexual abuse mishandling / cover-up at First Christian Church of Florissant.” You…

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Influence

It appears that Professor Lay was actually feeling pressure to curb his public comments and writings concerning the sexual abuse subjects at First Christian Church of Florissant. Those topics were verbally included in Professor Lay’s contract-renewal…

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Professor Lay Stands on Principle

H/T:  Post-Dispatch 5-21-15 A vocal critic of a Florissant church over its handling of a sexual abuse scandal said the situation has compelled him to resign from his job at a local Christian college. Doug Lay,…

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They Call It Fraud

There’s a rumor circulating that Senior Pastor Steve Wingfield has suspicions that the GoFundMe account (established to help pay legal bills for the five former members of FCCF being sued by the church) is fraudulent!  He…

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Resignation Press Release

This is the press release issues by Professor Lay’s lawyer concerning his resignation.     Click here for PDF version.

Professor Doug Lay

Effective 5/18/2015, Professor Doug Lay resigned from SLCC (St. Louis Christian College). This is Professor Lay’s resignation letter in its entirety.  Note the last two paragraphs where he emphasizes that his decision was NOT the result…

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