SERMON – Driscoll at Jubilee Church, London, on Loving the City (Jeremiah 29)

A City in a CityYesterday at Jubilee we were privileged to have Mark Driscoll here with us. This is the first time he remembers preaching in another church in many years. You can dowload the sermon or listen to it right here:Incidentally, Tim Chester has shared his notes from one of the sessions of the Dwell Conference and plans to share from one of the others. I will post notes and video from the rest of the sessions from this Acts 29 day conference over the next few days. I also have video … [Read more...]

Mark Driscoll Unleashed in London

The Newfrontiers conference in Brighton is now over, but for me the learning continues. It was a delight to bring my son, Henry, to hear Mark in the flesh last night. Having been away, it was good to get some time with Henry on the way there. Henry was very observant of the unusual surroundings of a Church of England church. He pointed out what seemed to him to be a typo in a Bible verse that was carved into the stone wall. It said "This do in remembrance of me." "Dad, that should say, "Do this … [Read more...]

TOAM08 – Mark Driscoll on Missional Movements (Acts 1)

The audio of this message can be downloaded, or you can listen to it right here:More posts from this conference can be found on my TOAM08 label page. You can also download the mp3s of this week's talks by subscribing to the new Newfrontiers podcast, which will be an easy way for you to get access to the mp3s for free.Mark Driscoll began by thanking us again for having him, thanking us for the trust placed in him as someone we didn't know, but who had a reputation for being proactive, for the … [Read more...]

TOAM08 – Mark Driscoll's Perspective On Newfrontiers

Mark Driscoll has posted a lengthy article on his blog about how he feels his trip to the UK is going so far. I thought I'd share a few extracts here. Since Tope is my pastor, I am so glad that he and Mark are getting on well."The Newfrontiers folks are a very healthy mix of Word and Spirit. They love the Bible and the leading of God the Holy Spirit. Sometimes in the States those who are charismatic are negatively influenced by health and wealth teachers who say that, in essence, if you have … [Read more...]

TOAM08 – Mark Driscoll on the Missional Church

Terry began by recommending the outstanding biography of John Newton written by Jonathan Aitkin. I have listened to the CD version and enjoyed it immensely. I join Terry in commending it strongly to you. Terry also recommended two books by Christopher Wright on being missional.Mark Driscoll began by returning to the marks of a spirit-filled church. He again explained to us that he believes we have been faithful in the mission. He feels, however, that perhaps we could see more fruitfulness. He is … [Read more...]

TOAM08 – Mark Driscoll: Doctrine of the Holy Spirit in Luke and Acts

Terry introduced Mark by mentioning his currently available books, all of which he highly recommended. You can buy these from the Newfrontiers resources page. It was nice to see my pastor, Tope Koleoso, on the stage praying for Mark just before he began preaching. It was interesting that just a couple of weeks ago Tope also spoke on being missional in a talk that was impacting to me.In case anyone hasn’t been reading blogs for the past two years, Mark Driscoll founded Mars Hill Church in Seattle … [Read more...]

Together On A Mission 2008 – The Newfrontiers Conference

Begining tomorrow I will be live-blogging the Newfrontiers conference, Together On A Mission. (I will shorten this to TOAM.)My posts will all be found on my TOAM08 label page. You can download the mp3s of this week's talks by subscribing to the new Newfrontiers podcast, which will be an easy way for you to get access to the mp3s for free.Newfrontiers is a family of reformed charismatic churches that began in England and now reaches into many nations. Last year we had 53 nations represented in … [Read more...]

VIDEO INTERVIEW – Terry Virgo on Valuing Word and Spirit

UPDATE The written transcript of the third part of the interview is now available. It can be read here.I also interviewed Terry in 2007.This video is part of a series, yesterday I continued my interview with Terry and Wendy Virgo. Wendy provided some insights into her life as Terry's wife and her travels with him. Terry defined what he means by "modern day apostles."In this segment, Terry speaks more about why he decided to work together with the New Word Alive conference. He … [Read more...]

Hear Mark Driscoll in the UK – Brighton and London

Most of you will already know this, but Mark Driscoll is coming to the UK this July. I hope that as many of my readers as possible will be able to attend at least one of these events. I have been fortunate enough to interview Mark Driscoll by e-mail, and to have listened to him live, and am sure you will not be disappointed if you come.Monday through Friday July 8-11Newfrontiers Conference in BrightonDriscoll will be preaching a number of sessions to the whole conference, and will also run a … [Read more...]

VIDEO – Tope Koleoso Reports on the Dwell Conference – Mahaney, Driscoll, Keller, Stetzer, Patrick, Masoners

My dear friend and the leader of Jubilee Church recently went to New York to the Dwell Conference on building city churches. The conference had Mark Driscoll, Tim Keller,  C. J. Mahaney, Ed Stetzer, Darrin Patrick and Eric Mason as its speakers. You can read more about the conference on the Acts 29 website, where I understand the talks will be made available.In the meantime, here is a video of Tope's thoughts. If you live in the UK make sure you listen to the very end when he makes an invitation … [Read more...]


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