Christianity is neither a performance based relationship, nor a shame based relationship.
Christianity as a performance/shame based relationship is a HUGE obstacle to seeing and understanding God. 468 more words
A church is not a museum for saints–it’s a hospital for sinners. - Abigail Van Buren (Dear Abby)
Isn’t it funny how a single line from an advice column in the 1960’s…539 more words
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
Over the past few years there have been many posts by high-profile pastors and Christian leaders about the importance of the Church in the Christian life. 458 more words
One of the nine pastors who wrote an open letter to Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll, in which they complained about his lack of accountability, was terminated indefinitely on Wednesday from the church’s staff. 74 more words
One of the very first references the Bible makes to LGBT people is a command to execute gay men.
“If a man lies with a male as with a women, both of them shall be put to death for their abominable deed; they have forfeited their lives.” (Leviticus 20:13 NAB). 1,632 more words