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The Last Gasp of Tough Corporate Leadership Christianity

A friend of mine sent me an email late last night crying out for help. He was an assistant pastor in a small church I pastored years ago. 634 more words

Burning Religion

"Negative Media Attention" and Mars Hill Church

Mars Hill Church leadership has decried “Negative Media Attention” and blamed it for a decrease in both attendance and giving.

For us ex-members and perhaps many members we see the following… 269 more words

Archdiocese: Michigan Priest 'Negligent' In Abuse

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — The Archdiocese of Detroit has found a Mount Clemens priest was “negligent” when he didn’t promptly report a sexual assault on church property to police. 125 more words

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Jesus left the 99 sheep and pursued the one - while Mars Hill Church assures the 99 and ignores the one.

With both Mars Hill Church and Acts 29, the terms “shepherd”, “chief shepherd”, “pastor” and “elder” are spoken of with frequency. Within the strong DNA of both organizations is the prevalent expectation that the members submit to the shepherds or elders. 776 more words

50. Can Saul Become Paul?

Hmmm… Well, well, well…. Perhaps, just perhaps this is the beginning of what many of us have been praying for over the years re: Mr. Mark Driscoll… God did it with Paul, once Saul… My prayer is that God would thoroughly break Mark in order to thoroughly use him. 206 more words

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Shunning by Maricella

I chose the name “Maricella” because I like that name and the person who I am renaming Maricella for this post is someone I have always liked. 745 more words