Mark Driscoll Demonstration Taking Place at Gold Creek Community Church


UPDATE: Gold Creek put the sermon up on their website.Mark Driscoll is speaking at Gold Creek Community Church (the live feed freezes often but you can catch some of it here) while a demonstration is taking place outside.He is speaking about Hebrews 11.Outside former Mars Hill members are giving out a flyer about their actions (click the link to read it).Incredibly, Dan Kellogg, the pastor at Gold Creek said Driscoll had been treated unfairly by his staff and that most what was … [Read more...]

Former Mars Hill Church Members Protest Mark Driscoll’s Appearance at Gold Creek Community Church This Sunday

Thursday evening I posted a notice that Mark Driscoll is slated to be the mystery speaker tomorrow at Gold Creek Community Church in Mill Creek WA. Driscoll's return to the Seattle preaching stage will not go unnoticed by some former members of his former church. See below: For Immediate ReleasePublic Demonstration Protesting Mark Driscoll in the PulpitMill Creek, Washington, May 17, 2015Gold Creek Community Church in Mill Creek, Washington has invited Mark Driscoll to preach in all … [Read more...]

This Sunday Gold Creek Community Church Plans to Host Guest Speaker Mark Driscoll

Repurpose Gold Creek

According to sources in the know, this Sunday Mark Driscoll will speak at all three services at the Mill Creek campus of Gold Creek Community Church on RePurpose.Last Sunday, a public announcement was made about a guest speaker who has been called one of the top 25 most popular preachers. The pastor also negatively referred to "sour milk" Christians as those who might not want to see Mr. Popular in the pulpit.I called the church to ask for confirmation and was told the church is not … [Read more...]

Transcript of Mark Driscoll’s Speech at the Thrive Leadership Conference 2015

Many have asked if a transcript exists of Mark Driscoll's remarks at the Thrive Leadership Conference on May 1. It does now and is available here. The audio is below.The conference appearance triggered a petition directed at Bayside Church and pastor Ray Johnson. To my knowledge, there has been no response from Bayside to former Mars Hill members.  … [Read more...]

Sutton Turner Talks Mars Hill Global; Financial Information Omitted at Lawyers’ Request

Sutton Turner provides his side of the Mars Hill Global story in a lengthy blog post today.The omission of financial information is puzzling. For instance, Turner says: In 2014 alone, Mars Hill gave $X to support efforts in Ethiopia and India. This is over X times what was given toward all non-US church planting from 2009-2011.* See the quote below from the Mars Hill Church FAQ web page in 2014**: He addresses the confusion surrounding messaging on Global and honored the request of … [Read more...]

Audio of Mark Driscoll’s Speech at Thrive 2015 Leadership Conference

The audio of Mark Driscoll's speech at the Thrive 2015 Leadership Conference is now available on You Tube. Listen:Wenatchee the Hatchet has commented on the irony of Driscoll's reference to the "struck shepherd."Driscoll identifies the conflict as being an 8 year conflict that recently went public. He must be referring to the 2007 firing of Petry and Meyers.See related posts on his speech there, audience reaction, and a former Mars Hill attender reaction to it.  … [Read more...]

Former Bayside Church and Mars Hill Church Attender Protests Mark Driscoll’s Return to the Stage at Thrive Leadership Conference

Van Rue once served at Bayside Church where Mark Driscoll returned to the stage yesterday at the Thrive 2015 Leadership Conference. Rue also attended Mars Hill Church when he moved to Seattle in 2004. Rue was one of many former Mars Hill Church members who was saddened by reports of Driscoll's speech at Thrive. He wrote this open letter to Bayside's pastor Ray Johnson and the conference organizers and sent it along to me.I have heard from numerous former Mars Hill members who feel betrayed … [Read more...]

Pastor James Miller on the Re-emergence of Mark Driscoll

Pastor James Miller was in attendance today when Mark Driscoll took the stage at the Thrive Leadership Conference. Miller gives a close account of what Driscoll said and then provides reactions. It seems to me that Miller makes some good sense.First, Miller says Driscoll spent some of his time talking about how hard 2014 was. Then he talked about how he had come to forgive those who struck the shepherd. According to Miller, Driscoll said God spoke to him. Referring to Driscoll, Miller … [Read more...]