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Pastor Mark Driscoll

Pastor Mark Driscoll Is Back With A Flashy New Website

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.31.2014 | Religion

UPDATE: Pastor Mark Driscoll's website was temporarily offline on Monday, December 29. It appeared to be working again Monday evening. Pastor Mark ...

What Happens When A Megachurch Loses Its Megastar Pastor

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 11.06.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Can a megachurch survive the departure of its megastar pastor? For Seattle’s Mars Hill Church, it’s an open question. Mars Hill announ...

Seattle-Based Megachurch Network Dissolves

AP | Posted 01.01.2015 | Religion

SEATTLE (AP) — Two weeks after lead Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership, the Seattle megachurch he fo...

Mark Driscoll's Children Caught In The Crossfire

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Mark Driscoll is back. Sort of. Days after stepping down as head of Seattle’s Mars Hill megachurch, Driscoll spoke briefly Monday (Oct. 20)...

A Woman Is a Home for a Penis?

Jenny Block | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jenny Block

Ultra-creep and man of the cloth (of course!) Mark Driscoll went on an online rampage on a church chat board in 2000, and that sh*t has resurfaced and man is it crazy. Not regular, old crazy; full-on "bat sh*t, hold on to your hat, papa's got a brand new bag" crazy.

Pastors Blast Mark Driscoll In 4,000-Word Letter

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 08.30.2014 | Religion

(RNS) A letter from nine Mars Hill Church pastors to their fellow elders offers the most trenchant criticism yet of controversial megachurch pastor Ma...

Mark Driscoll Slapped With Abusive Conduct Charges By 21 Former Pastors

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 08.22.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Twenty-one former Mars Hill Church pastors have filed charges against Seattle megachurch founder Mark Driscoll, saying that he has engaged in a ...

Why Did Mars Hill Church Raise $3M And Then Quietly Cancel Their Jesus Festival?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.21.2014 | Religion

Mars Hill Church, based in Seattle, Washington, has been under intense scrutiny for the past few months, following the eruption of a variety of scanda...

Pastor Kicked Out Of Church Network He Helped To Start

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Balley | Posted 08.09.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll has been removed from a church-planting network of more than 500 churches he helped found after a patter...

Five Reasons Progressive Christians Secretly Love Mark Driscoll

Christian Piatt | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Too often, we fall back on the far easier habit of defining ourselves by what we're not, which is why Mark Driscoll is so incredibly valuable. Every time he grabs another headline for his mind-blowing antics, we're quick to say, "See that guy? I'm not like him."

Pastor Mark Driscoll Quits Social Media Following Controversy

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll has written a letter to his congregation to explain recent controversies, including the marketing campai...

Tweet, Tweet: Mark Driscoll's Simple World

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

Unless Driscoll has an ulterior motive to build or defend his own kingdom in some way, why choose a forum like Twitter, with its limited ability to express subtlety and nuance, to make such a polarizing statement?

Pastor Tweets That Most People Are Going To Hell

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Pastor Mark Driscoll, author of A Call to Resurgence and founding pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, made a definitive statement today on Twitter....

Four Reasons Why Jesus Would Not Call Mark Driscoll After a First Date

Brett Gallaher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Gallaher

Jesus would send out an emergency text to his homegirls to come rescue him. He'd stall in the meantime: "Mark, I'm really flattered that you've devoted your entire ministry to me. That means a lot. Tell me more about what attracted you to Christianity." Mark would lean over and whisper two words in Jesus' ear: "Real. Men."

Why Does Pastor Mark Driscoll Say Judaism Is Anti-Children?

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

The Mishnah actually states the exact opposite of the template Driscoll tries to force upon it. Jews of Jesus' day not only did not look down upon children, but they started teaching them the Torah at age five(!).