Author Archives: brad/futuristguy

About brad/futuristguy

Culturologist, futurologist, linguist, and learning style-ologist.

7. More Backstory from a Langworthy-Era PBC Deacon

On a personal note, due to various obligations, I took a 10-week break from this blog. The timing seems to be providentially all for the best, though. There have been some rather dramatic developments in that period related to child … Continue reading

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6. Contentions that Counteract PBC’s “Official Statement”

Assumptions for Building the Picture of What Happened In the last article, we looked at what we might learn from what is apparently the one and only official statement from Prestonwood Baptist Church, offered to the press in August 2011, … Continue reading

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5. … The Trail of Public Evidence

Reporting on Arguments from Silence Last essay, we looked at the idea of treating the Prestonwood-Morrison Heights-Langworthy situation like a civil suit, where the “preponderance of evidence” is our guiding standard. This essay looks at some of the evidence gleaned … Continue reading

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4. The Trial of Public Opinion …

Being Both “Jurist” and Journalist Introduction With this essay, we’ll start winding our way through the specifics of Prestonwood Baptist Church and then Morrison Heights Baptist Church. These will provide case studies along the path toward identifying ways any and … Continue reading

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3. Preview: The Micro and The Macro Issues

PBC/MHBC Allegations and Analysis, and Exploring Systems Solutions Here’s the plan for upcoming posts (but I don’t have a schedule for the series). First, I will post them as articles. Later, I will re-edit each and paste them into Page … Continue reading

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2. Prestonwood and Morrison Heights Baptist Churches – Why Bother?

It’s been about two weeks since the news story about Chris Tynes broke and I started rummaging around the internet for background details for how to make sense of what seemed a nonsensical response to a man who asked what … Continue reading

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1. When “The Impossible” Creates an Imperative: PBC’s Tsunami of Controversy

A March 10, 2013, guest post by brad/futuristguy, reposted from Spiritual Sounding Board. Sometimes, catastrophic events sweep us into a stress-inducing storyline that we never intended or even imagined. And the outcomes may change our lives forever. That’s the core … Continue reading

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