In 2013 I began attending the Harvest Baptist Church on Guam. The next year would end up being one of the happiest years of my life. I finally had a church family! I loved them dearly, and I believed that they loved me. Toward the end of 2014 I made a mistake though, I TOLD THE TRUTH! Proverbs 12:17, “He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.” I did the right thing! I had listened to Lordship Salvation for the previous year being preached from the church pulpit. I heard visiting missionary Phil Hunt from Africa preach Lordship Salvation. I heard the senior pastor, Marty Herron, preach Lordship Salvation from the pulpit on Sunday morning. I heard Jason on school staff teach Lordship Salvation, saying that faith alone is not enough to be saved. I heard Lordship Salvation being taught all around me in the church. My heart broke and I want to help the people of Harvest Baptist Church, which I so dearly loved. I wasn't Jonah running from Nineveh, I was Onesimus trying to be helpful. I took my own money and bought dozens of copies of various books, which I freely gave away. I burned sermons to CD and passed them out to those I met at church. For this good thing I was driven out of the church and ostracized by their neo-evangelical pastors!
I also had seen for the year of 2014 that the church is a circus of umpteen Bible versions. This Bible, that Bible, doesn't matter! Step right up ladies and gentleman, pick the Bible that fits you best right here! All together now! There is one verse in the Holy Bible that, to me, epitomizes Christian fundamentalism today.