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I don’t have time to put together a “real” post today, so this is just off the top of my head. I’ll come back in later and add links and add a picture later, I’m in a hurry.
The Twitter battle has been raging with Chuck O’Neal upon completion of his recent evangelism conference at Beaverton Grace Bible Church. The speakers included Ken Cook of CARM and Tony Miano. I expected this since I publicly mentioned I was going to be doing a post on the Miano/CARM/Chuck O’Neal connections. It looks like Tony and Chuck are in full-force trying to smear my name. Sometimes it’s nice being a boring Smith. LOL
If you want to see what’s going on:
Chuck is trying his best to find dirt on me and the only thing he can come up with is taken from a comment on an old post. It’s regarding a high school choir trip (I’m accompanist) that I took with kids to Portland. I described my experience of taking Voodoo doughnut orders from the students. Voodoo Doughnut is a “famous” doughnut shop in Portland. I’m not a fan of the place. I don’t get excited about ordering “cocks and balls” doughnuts, nor do I get freaked out. It’s a weird doughnut shop. I think that trip was only my 2nd time, maybe 3rd there. I’m not a doughnut person, but the weird Portland environment keeps the place hopping with locals and tourists.
The students had been talking about going to this place for a while (on previous trips, too). In his blog article, he’s making it sound like I intentionally corrupted poor Mormon children and he feels sorry for them. Go check out Sermon Audio and you’ll see how he really feels about Mormons. Why does he sympathize with Mormon children in this post? Because it’s a great way to get the legitimate negative attention off of him. While he talks about me corrupting children (these were mostly upper class high school students) he uses a cool psychological tool called “projection. ” The reality is he’s attempting to put crap on to me when he knows he failed to report known sex offender, other sex situations at church, and was okay with a sex offender living in the same house with victims, etc. Complete and utter hypocrisy. Who allowed for real corruption and potential abuse of children? There is no abuse by ordering a doughnut with a weird name. No student was forced to order anything. No student was forced to say anything. No student even went to the doughnut shop.
He tells the story that I claimed to “corrupt” the kids (I’m not posting the link to his Impostor Blog here, you’ll have to find it from his tweets.) Not so. Read the context. It was sarcasm and that corrupt word came from my long-time reader, Recovering Pharisee. She was joking. This was approved by the director/teacher – – he ordered his own donut and helped me with ordering and distributing, too.
I now see with all the stalking he does, I’m going to have to add disclaimers like this in my posts: (it’s sarcasm, Chuck, don’t read more into it, K?)
He can’t see sarcasm because he and most likely his followers are looking for dirt on me and anything they can find to divert the attention onto someone else and away from him, the spiritually-abusive wolf. He also has a personal issue with Ed Chapman, calling him names like “pervert.” I don’t worry about Ed. Ed can take care of himself. Ed doesn’t have Twitter and doesn’t need to solicit others to help defend himself.
When reading Chuck’s words, be careful to fact check. His quotes sometimes are not quotes, but his interpretations. His conclusions are clearly his own and do not fit within the context. I have to hand it to Chuck, he does make a CONvincing story. CON is important to note.
Obviously, I am a threat to him. Good. Time to man up, Chuck.
Chuck even decided to tag our old blog “buddy”, Fred Butler in a recent tweet. That probably wasn’t a wise move on Chuck’s part because now we are seeing Fred’s true colors once again. Fred – you didn’t learn your lesson the first time? Wow.
If you recall, last summer, Fred took juicy information from Chuck (or someone from BGBC) and posted nasty gossip about my daughter, Hannah, claiming that she left our home/church because she was in discipline for being sexually immoral. 100% false. She had never even kissed a guy at that time. There was a lot of outrage about Fred’s poor public behavior on the blog. I heard from scores of people who were so outraged they even contacted his church and employer. Remember, Fred is a long-time employee (Grace to You) and Bible teacher at John MacArthur’s church, Grace Community Church. He eventually publicly apologized and then removed the apology a couple of weeks later. Why did he remove it? I’ve got a copy of it. I think these recent tweets might require a time line of events with actual links and screen shots so that people will see the true story. But I don’t have time today. So, I’ll let you all snoop around.
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