Letter From Mars Hill Church to Those Who Donated to Mars Hill Global

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A Mars Hill Global donor forwarded this letter to me. In the wake of ongoing questions about how funds donated to Mars Hill Global since 2012 were spent, the church leaders issued this letter to 6,000 donors.This is slightly a reworded statement from the Mars Hill Global FAQ page on the Mars Hill website. In fact, the Global Fund was a giving option until at least May of this year. As I demonstrated by means of videos that Mars Hill wants to hide, the leaders of Mars Hill did not simply … [Read more...]

Bob Barr’s Strange David Barton Claim

This is old news but an article on right wing opinion site American Thinking got me to writing.Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk are seeking the GOP nomination next week to run for Georgia's 11th District Congressional seat. Last week, they debated and in the debate Bob Barr made a strange charge against Barry Loudermilk. Watch, courtesy of Right Wing Watch:Barr accuses David Barton of being anti-Semitic and challenges Loudermilk to deny Barton's endorsement. The article that caught my … [Read more...]

Mars Hill Church Claims Copyright Violation on Mars Hill Global YouTube Videos

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Mars Hill Church has claimed copyright violation due to my posting video clips of Pastor Mark Driscoll telling members about Mars Hill Global. Despite hours of Mars Hill material on YouTube, Mars Hill has chosen to aggressively move against the Mars Hill Global content. They also issued a take-down request on a video hosted by YouTube account "muscleman." That video had been up for months on YouTube, but was targeted the day after I pointed out that Mars Hill removed it from their … [Read more...]

Mars Hill Church Scrubs Three Mars Hill Global Videos

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UPDATE: Mars Hill claimed a copyright violation against the videos embedded below which resulted in them being removed from YouTube.I'm not sure what to make of it but Mars Hill Church has made three videos private which were once featured on their Mars Hill Global You Tube channel. Two of them feature Pastor Mark Driscoll (in mid-2012) and in the other one, Pastor Sutton Turner (Jan. 2013) asks Mars Hill members for money to support Ethiopian church planting efforts (for a short time, you … [Read more...]

The Institute on the Constitution’s Imaginary Constitution

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On the Institute on the Constitution's Facebook page, the following image was posted on July 12:The IOTC teachers Michael Peroutka and David Whitney believe that government has no role in the areas listed under family and church in this image above. This is apparently derived from the work of Abraham Kuyper and Christian reconstructionist Rousas Rushdoony (see this source).As I looked at this, my reaction was that the IOTC teaches the Constitution of their imagination, not the actual … [Read more...]

Christian Post Provides Free Advertising for International Healing Foundation

I missed this a couple of days ago. The Christian Post provided free advertising for the following activity masquerading as therapy:This video cannot be shown enough. This is what the Christian Post is advertising with their puff piece on the International Healing Foundation. Doyle says being attracted to the same sex is a matter of poor parenting. Richard Cohen, the founder of IHF, says the therapist should establish a parent child relationship as a means of replacing what clients … [Read more...]

David Myers on Animosity Between Similar Groups

On Sunday, Politico published an enlightening article by Hope College psychology professor David Myers on the divide between Shia and Sunni Muslims. In the article Myers provides four points to help explain why people who share so many things in common are such enemies.Myers also briefly illustrated his point with the historic Northern Ireland conflict between Protestants and Catholics. It occurred to me that on a lesser level, we see these conflicts arise all of time within Christianity. … [Read more...]

Hobby Lobby Wins Religious Exemption At The Supreme Court; Social Media Reactions

This Burwell v. Hobby Lobby will be scrutinized widely and my purpose here is to put some links together on the decision.In a 5-4 decision, the "Court holds that the government can’t require closely held corporations with religious owners to provide contraception coverage, though the government may provide that coverage itself." The decision is a narrow rejection of the contraceptive requirement and does not invalidate other aspects of Obamacare.A pdf of the opinion is here.Follow c … [Read more...]


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