Mark Driscoll on Mars Hill Global: The Global Mission Effort of Jesus Christ

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Recently a couple of commenters have questioned whether or not communications from Mars Hill Church left the impression that Mars Hill Global was the international missions ministry arm of Mars Hill Church.  The following video was made by Mark Driscoll to describe the changing brand of Mars Hill Global. Sutton Turner hoped to appeal to both Mars Hill members and people outside the church by recasting Mars Hill Global as the way the church participated in the world wide mission. Rather than … [Read more...]

No Minister of the Gospel Shall Be Eligible to the Office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor or a Seat in the General Assembly

Does this title represent a sinister new proposal by the godless left to keep Christian ministers from political office? Hardly. Rather, this is a section from the 1817 Constitution of the State of Mississippi. Apparently, the framers of that Constitution believed that the care of souls could be distracted by the care of the government. After posting Jake MacAulay's article on the issue of belief in God as a requirement to hold office, I checked out the original Mississippi Constitution. … [Read more...]

Some Questions for Soma Church from Soma Members About the Mars Hill Bellevue Replant

In recent days, several members of Soma churches have written me with questions they have posed to either their local pastors or to the leaders at Soma Tacoma. The questions relate to the relationship between Soma and Mars Hill now and after the transition to independent churches. I don't know the answers to these questions and have posed them to my contacts at Soma with no answer as yet. The members who wrote have not gotten answers either.I am posting them here because I think if several … [Read more...]

Institute on the Constitution Rep Argues Against the Constitution on Religious Test Clause

Institute on the Constitution Director of Operations Jake MacAulay today argued against the Constitution on Matt Barber's Barbwire website.MacAulay noted that seven states still have requirements that office holders in those states believe in a god.There are seven states including Maryland with language in their constitutions that prohibits people who do not believe in God from holding public office.And now, according to a recent New York Times article by Laurie Goodstein, a … [Read more...]

Psychologists at the Center of CIA Torture Controversy (Full Report)

Two psychologists are at the heart of the Senate report on enhanced interrogation techniques used on detainees after the 9/11/01 attack on the World Trade Center. The report can be read here.James Mitchell and John "Bruce" Jessen have been identified by the Wall Street Journal and other media sources as the psychologists responsible for developing the interrogation techniques and managing the program. Mitchell and Jessen were not named in the report but Mitchell has been active in defense of … [Read more...]

Modern Post (Dustin Kensrue) – Child of Glory

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Former Mars Hill Church worship director and elder Dustin Kensrue has released a extended play collection of songs with a Christmas them. Titled "Lowborn King," Kensrue released the work under the name, "Modern Post." Here is a selection from the EP, Child of Glory:Kensure has this to say about the collection of songs:"I love Christmas songs and there’s a few classics on this EP that I haven’t tackled before, as well as a new arrangement of my song "This Is War" with an added bridge t … [Read more...]

Benny Hinn: 120 Shades of Strange

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And there's this:The Five Most Disturbing Things About a Benny Hinn Miracle Service by Corrie Mitchell.Go read it. Someone needs to claim reality with their mouth. … [Read more...]

Is Mars Hill Church Launching 11 New Churches?

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They say they are.At least one of them (Bellevue) is supposed to be a Soma church replant. Despite the attempt at addressing questions of public interest, Jeff Vanderstelt and Soma have left questions about Mars Hill's legacy unanswered.  I have asked Soma about the financial aspects of getting seed money from Mars Hill, as well as questions about transparency regarding the Global Fund with no answers as yet.I am also getting emails from Soma church members around the country who are … [Read more...]


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