Morales Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charge Previously Vacated By Judge, Effectively Receives No Penalty For the Crime

“Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?” Genesis 18:25, NIV Judge McGann didn’t buy what the former minister was preaching either, saying: “You can’t even bring your despicable self to admit your crime.  So, you hide behind your phony self-diagnosis of amnesia.  Mr. Morales, you are one pathetic human being. August 14, 2014 “I am pleading guilty … Continue reading

Former Sovereign Grace Ministries Employee Nathaniel Morales Has One Conviction and Ten Year Sentence Set Aside – New Trial To Start February 28, 2022

“I don’t believe your insatiable appetite for boys can be cured.  Your wires are permanently twisted.  Your conduct has had a profound and lasting deleterious effect.  A long sentence is the only way to adequately punish you, protect society from you and deter other potential boy molesters. …  You can’t even bring your despicable self to admit your crime.  So, … Continue reading

Marybeth Arnold and Amanda Hodson Are Rewarded in Their Courageous Quest For Justice

  I have never met Marybeth Arnold or Amanda Hodson, but I have followed their story since 2018 and admire them greatly. They have waged an arduous battle in an attempt to bring Ben Cole to justice for sexually abusing them and also to keep Cole from sexually abusing other young girls. While both of their lives have been permanently … Continue reading

Sovereign Grace Churches John Loftness is an Alleged Pedophile Yet Remains a Highly Praised Member in Leadership

“If being a “new creature” in Christ means anything, it means being significantly different from us old creatures. If Jesus really sanctifies we should see more than mere anecdotes about lost wretches getting found; we should see vast differences between God, Inc. and Tobacco, Inc.” -Steve Baughman, Cover-Up in the Kingdom: Phone Sex, Lies, And God’s Great Apologist, Ravi Zacharias … Continue reading

Update on Two Former Baptist Predator Pastors – Tom Chantry and William Milam

This will be a short post. My intent is to simply update the readers on two former Baptist predator pastors that are currently in prison. Tom Chantry For the most complete collection of documents on the Thomas Chantry criminal cases I refer you to Cheryl Watson’s blog, Ephesians511. Watson’s blog is where I gathered much of the factual information below. … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 Wishing a Merry Christmas to all our readers!   … Continue reading

The Untimely Death of Guide Nyachuru

“In researching this book I have had first-hand accounts from several of John Smyth’s victims. I have also had access to court documents, church records, letters to and from John Smyth, historic material from Iwerne camps and Zambesi Ministries, as well as scores of conversations with people who have been affected by the Iwerne movement over half a century. Some … Continue reading

Beatific Vision-casting at the Sovereign Grace Churches Pastor’s Conference!

“Every compulsion is put upon writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile.” -Sinclair Lewis, Letter Declining the Pulitzer Prize, 1926 “Fanaticism can often be a normalized phenomenon, and the unwritten recipe suggests that it starts and ends with absolute certainty. If you are always certain about everything, you might just live in an echo chamber, or there might be … Continue reading

Kamp Kanakuk Survivors Wonder Why There Has Been No Change in Leadership

When I read story after story of mishandled claims—all occurring against the backdrop of the thunderous success of the [Liberty] university’s fundraising and enrollment—I was reminded of a different powerful Christian institution, Kanakuk Kamps, which ignored red flag after red flag that it had a superpredator in its midst. After all, he was so successful. He was so appreciated. The … Continue reading

The Big Ask – BattleCreek Church Senior Pastor Alex Himaya Goes to the Well One More Time – Seeks $50 Million

A horrible and shocking thing has happened in this land — the prophets give false prophecies,and the priests rule with an iron hand. Worse yet, my people like it that way! But what will you do when the end comes? Jeremiah 5:30-31 (NLT) “The final key to the way I promote is bravado. I play to people’s fantasies. People may … Continue reading

Alex Himaya – A Visionary

My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, “Here’s a good seat for you,” but … Continue reading

Another Former Employee of The Chapel Speaks of the Toxic Culture of The Chapel Under Former Senior Pastor Tim Armstrong

Editors Note: The story below is reproduced precisely as I received it with the one exception that I deleted the individuals name from the end of the story. This person was happy to have his name published, but I thought I would let him share it with you all in the comment section if he so chooses. What follows is … Continue reading

A Light-Hearted Member’s Meeting That Answers Your Questions!

On Monday, The Chapel re-opened their Slido app for members to ask questions they would like to have answered at their upcoming member’s meeting. The only problem is – if past performance is any predictor of future actions – most of the questions submitted will not be answered. In fact, in my opinion, the questions The Chapel leadership will answer … Continue reading

Why is Chapel Leadership Not Being Transparent With Members?

So many people I’ve talked to in some of these churches have said “I saw the pastor do that and I should have said something.” …Church cultures don’t form overnight and they don’t reform overnight. -Scott McKnight, Toxic Church Cultures | GRACE Live Conversation | Scot McKnight & Boz Tchividjian On October 1, 2021 The Chapel leadership published two documents, … Continue reading

The Chapel, Akron – Just One More Question!

“Church leaders should not try to silence those who have been hurt, especially if they have been hurt by leaders in the church. Silencing victims will always result in more pain being expressed. Also, those victims will seek solace from friends. These friends may become angry or concerned for their friends and speak to others. This is normal life. The … Continue reading