Category Archives: UCCD

After All-Expense Paid Trip to T4G Conference UCCD Leader Pleads For Sacrificial Giving!

By | February 16, 2017

My loyal readers may recall that nine months ago I wrote an article titled “Despite Tight Budgets UAE 9Marks Pastors Travel To T4G Conference USA.” (Link) Now, nine months later and facing a serious budget deficit, senior pastor John Folmar had the nerve to ask members to give sacrificially! In the article, I took the pastors of these… Read More »

Why Are The UAE Churches Obsessed With Formal Church Membership?

By | December 13, 2015

“The other day I was talking with a pastor of a largish church. A pastor I respect very much. And he told me he had no idea what is going on in the larger evangelical world. It was the most refreshing thing I’d heard in a long time.” Matt B. Redmond, Echoes and Stars “Injury is done the… Read More »

Where Have We Seen This Tactic Before? (Hint: T4G)

By | September 27, 2015

Note on this post: Since I published this post I have been in contact with John Welkner via Twitter.  It is the first communication of any kind I have had with him since I quit UCCD in March of 2013.  Welkner told me he had no contact with Cruciform Press regarding the changing of their reason #6.  I believe him.… Read More »