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Debunking Bridgetown Church’s Best Worst Arguments for Female Pastors

Introduction Bridgetown Church is a megachurch located in Portland, Oregon founded by John Mark Comer, who since resigned after being “burned out,” leaving the church under the leadership of Tyler Staton. Bridgetown Church reflects the culture of Portland and has taken a soft Side B theological approach on homosexuality, in which it derides orthodox believers […]

Steven Furtick’s Elevation Church Leaves The SBC The Annual Southern Baptist Convention saw Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church kicked out of the convention in spectacular fashion. The ripple effect of that vote has had massive consequences on the perception of the Southern Baptist Convention. Now, Steven Furtick’s Elevation Church has announced its departure from the SBC. Elevation Church was the largest church […]

Rick Warren Announces Support From California Baptists Ahead of SBC23 As the race for president of the Southern Baptist Convention is underway and underwhelming, the battle over disfellowshipping Rick Warren has heated up tremendously. In March, Evangelical Dark Web reported on Rick Warren’s intentions to appeal the disfellowshipping of Saddleback Church to the convention. Now Rick Warren has given Ed Stetzer’s website, Church Leaders the […]

Debunking Rick Warren and Andy Wood On Female Pastors Rick Warren got a lot of attention for his interview with Russell Moore of Christianity Today in which he defended ordaining female pastors. While insisting that he was not compromised by worldly ideology, he made connection early on between the MeToo agenda in the church and would ultimately argue that it would be racist […]

Rick Warren, Saddleback Church To Fight SBC Disfellowshipping Last month, the Southern Baptist Convention finally disfellowshipped Saddleback Church after a nearly two year struggle following his ordination of women in blatant violation of the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, a faith statement drafted to curb egalitarianism in the denomination. Saddleback Church is the most influential church in the Southern Baptist Convention with […]

Russell Moore Switched Teams, Sides with Rick Warren, Beth Moore on Female Pastors

One of the major stories throughout the first quarter of 2023 is the SBC’s debate on the biblical doctrine of an exclusively male pastorate. Because they finally disfellowshipped Rick Warren over his ordination of women as pastors, the banners have been called from all over Big Eva to rally to his defense, decrying the Executive […]

Andy Wood Dares SBC To Disfellowship Saddleback Over Female Pastors Rick Warren’s ego is so great, he needed two hireling pastors to replace him. This came in the form of a husband wife combo, Andy and Stacie Wood. At the last two Annual Southern Baptist Conventions, Saddleback Church became a battleground for its ordination of female pastors, which Rick Warren was given free reign […]

Rick Warren Responds To 4 Year Old Tom Ascol Tweet To Defend Egalitarianism

In the middle of the night, Rick Warren found himself responding to a four year old tweet by Tom Ascol in order to obfuscate the issue of egalitarianism and his ordination of females into the pastorate. Rick Warren early on endorsed Bart Barber for president of the SBC. This came after his church ordained women […]

Evangelical Covenant Church Elects First Female President

“Yaasss Queen!” proclaimed the Evangelical Covenant Church as they elected their first female denominational president. The 136th Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri voted 20-1 to elect Tammy Swanson-Draheim to lead the ECC. Catherine Gilliard who announced Tammy Swanson-Draheim to the audience stated, “You are a leader, a trailblazer, and a pastor to pastors who […]

Why Sadie Robertson Huff Shouldn’t Preach As an extension of the verdict answering the question of whether or not Sadie Robertson Huff is a false teacher, I wanted to provide context for much of my assessment of her teaching and messaging. Of the numerous sermons of hers I listened too, the most recent original sermon, titled, “Anointed Right Now” is […]