Well, you heard it here first, before the shiny new website announcing the dissolution of CCOF and the creation of some sort of new Board (turns out they’re calling it a Council, same difference) to run the Calvary Chapel now seemingly Denomination (hard not to call it that now).
I am in receipt of some specifics that we’ll discuss and Andrew has already shared some things he’s read in the “stuff”.
Personally, I’m all for Calvary Chapel Leadership taking responsibility for their Denomination, rather than propagating Chuck Smith’s recent lying that they’re all 100% independent. There is clearly an Ecclesiastical Hierarchy and Structure…and the guys in charge should deal with beefs in the System. I’ve got a serious situation for them to deal with right off the bat: The Bob Grenier Calvary Chapel Visalia situation.
We’ll see if the “New” Calvary Chapel will handle the situation any better than the old CC. My guess is it’s just a shiny new paint job on a rusted out clunker…and not much has changed, other than the Marketing and PR got a little better.
Time will tell.
New Calvary Chapel Association website here: http://calvarychapelassociation.com/