After apologizing, the Janet Mefferd Show removed the alleged evidence of plagiarism in mega-church pastor Driscoll's book, A Call to Resurgence, from the website on December 4, 2013. Mid-day in the second hour show, the host of the Christian show, Janet, apologized for how she conducted an earlier interview where she directly questioned Driscoll about possible plagiarism.
On December 3, Mr. Brown, the president of the National Center for Family Integrated Churches (NCFIC), posted an article asking for forgiveness for a controversial video of a panel discussion about hip-hop and rap. Some members of the panel labeled the music styles as the "death rattle" of a dying culture, and rappers were denounced as "disobedient cowards."
The video, posted in late November, caught the attention of more well-known organizations and men in the
On November 20, the vice-president of the Christian organization, Chalcedon Foundation, Martin Selbrede, responded online to an open letter alleging that Chalcedon defended Doug Phillips in spite of known past concerns. Mr. Phillips recently stepped down from the ultra-conservative Vision Forum Ministries because of an extra-marital affair. Mr. Selbrede offered evidence against the allegation and concluded:
"Let it no longer be said that Chalcedon sat idly by and squandered its
With the recent resignation of Mr. Phillips and the closing of his organization, Vision Forum Ministries, there is much speculation on how that will impact the greater homeschooling and conservative Christian communities.
The impact may challenge followers to rethink the practices and teaching taught by this organization. So for those pastors and families unaware of the views of Mr. Phillips and his organization, this top five list will help you evaluate their continued influence.
Recently a prominent 'biblical patriarchy' and family-integration organization, Vision Forum Ministries, announced on its website that they are "discontinuing operations."
In their website page they stated:
"In light of the serious sins which have resulted in Doug Phillips’s resignation from Vision Forum Ministries, the Board of Directors has determined that it is in the best interests of all involved to discontinue operations...."
Updated 11-14-2013 at 05:23 PM by Shawn Mathis