Before 2007, no one had heard about this twisting of Reformed ecclesiology. It seems to have begun at David Fairchild’s and Drew Goodmanson’s Kaleo church in San Diego, and, like a grassfire, quickly spread to Acts 29, fueled by the convenient gas thrown upon the fire by Mark Driscoll, who used the teaching to consolidate power into the hands of a few handpicked “kings.” 349 more words
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An unpopular opinion on Mark Driscoll
It is with a lot of prayer and thought I post this article as I have no great desire to stick “my head into the breech” in the chat about the man who founded the Mars Hill Church network and Acts 29. 1,672 more words
"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing" - My prayer for the elders at Mars Hill Church.
Mark Driscoll has resigned and nobody is happy.
Seven years ago there were twenty four elders who were responsible for ruling Mars Hill Church. As is now common knowledge, Mark Driscoll fired Paul Petry and Bent Meyer in a coercive move that enabled him to force the remaining elders to vote in new bylaws that consolidated power in Mark Driscoll. 567 more words
Mark Driscoll deserves a fair trial. Those who have accused Mark Driscoll deserve a fair trial. The members of Mars Hlll Church deserve a fair trial. 1,314 more words