Terry Virgo on the Lasting Impact of Mark Driscoll's Visit

Terry Virgo has posted on his blog some further reflections on what Mark Driscoll's visit to Brighton has led to. Go and read the whole thing, but here is an exerpt: His disarming way and extraordinary spiritual authority came to us at a crucial time in our growth and development. He stimulated and challenged us about the pace of growth amongst us and it was so healthy to get a spiritual 'kick up the backside' from a guy who himself is planting churches at a phenomenal rate as well as building a … [Read more...]

Terry Virgo – Taking a Break From Being Busy For Jesus

A couple of weeks back I catalogued what Mark Driscoll has been up to since Brighton. In a brief pause between preaching trips, we can now also read what Terry Virgo has been doing. I suspect you will get exhausted just reading it.The best line in the whole article comes when Terry explains his plans to take a Mediterranean cruise to celebrate forty years of marriage to Wendy. You can see that his enthusiasm for this wonderful woman hasn't waned, but rather has increased. I love his closing … [Read more...]

2008 Top Posts Numbers 1 and 2

We come today to the end of this recap of the posts that have been most popular with readers during the first half of 2008. This was assessed from the 1st of January to the 31st July on the basis of number of visitors to the pages. I hope you have enjoyed reading some of these older posts while I have been enjoying more time with my family.Thanks for bearing with me as I took this blogging break. I hope that for my new readers this gave you an introduction to the blog. Please do remember when … [Read more...]

Driscoll in Australia

Driscoll had a fascinating and substantial video interview with the Sydney Anglicans which I just had to draw to your attention. Intriguingly they are happy to describe him as "Apostle to the generation wired"!The fact that he can be well received by both Newfrontiers and the Sydney Anglicans says a lot about the ministry of this man. … [Read more...]

Catching Up With Mark Driscoll

I have now published all the Mark Driscoll material from his recent visit to the UK. Don't miss the video interviews, and the Dwell material, as well as the talks from Brighton. There is a lot to absorb there. There are also three talks for church elders that I was not present at.Since his return to the US, however, this man has been nothing short of busy!He has interviewed J. I. Packer on Young Christian Leaders, and Homosexuality. He also wrote a series of blog posts on … [Read more...]

DWELL – Mark Driscoll on Preaching Christ

Thanks to my friends at Acts 29 I'm able to share some sessions with you from the Dwell London conference. This is a talk Mark Driscoll gave on how to preach Christ from the entire Bible. You can download the audio, read my notes below, or watch the video right here: No one has a worse life than a church planter’s wife. Her husband is flat broke. He won’t stop working, but makes no money. And he wants to grow his church by getting her pregnant!The big idea is this—“It’s about Jesus!” There i … [Read more...]

DWELL – Second Q and A with Mark Driscoll

With the permission of Acts 29, I have been sharing videos of the recent Dwell Conference, which took place in London. This video is the second Q and A session and is well worth watching as Driscoll gets typically candid. If you prefer, you can download the audio.For more information about Acts 29 and other free resources, see their website or the Resurgence blog. … [Read more...]

DWELL – Mark Driscoll on Enemies of the Gospel

Thanks to the kind permission of the Acts 29 Network, I have been given permission to share a number of sessions from the DWELL London conference online on my blog. Today we begin with the first session, one preached by Mark Driscoll. You can download the audio, read my notes below, or watch the video here: Mark opened the conference, which was subtitled “Grace for the City,” by looking at the gospel and two of its enemies—religion and idolatry.The gospel is essential—you have to receive it an … [Read more...]

TOAM08 – Photos From Together On A Mission

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DWELL – Q and A with Dave Fairchild, Steve Timmis and Scott Thomas

Hear Dave Fairchild, Scott Thomas and Steve Timmis answer questions in this session from the Dwell Conference in London. Once again this is a longer video and so is hosted by Google Video rather than Youtube. You can watch it below or download the audio here. The Q and A spoke a lot about the role of the wife in church leadership. … [Read more...]


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