That Time When Mars Hill Church Considered Moving to California

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Lately, I have gotten several inquiries from readers who have heard that Mars Hill Church leaders considered moving Mark Driscoll and church headquarters to California and that in preparation for such a move, the church secured a rental property in Orange County.Talking with several former leaders, it appears there is some truth to the story.According to those familiar with the arrangements, Mars Hill Church provided Driscoll with substantial extra salary in order to afford a rental home … [Read more...]

Mars Hill Orange County and the City of Santa Ana: The Church That Didn’t Want to Move

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UPDATE (8/15/14) - A reader let me know that the video update from Mark Driscoll to the church was made private by Mars Hill Church. The transcript is below but the church removed the video. I have edited the video to provide the relevant segment.............(original post begins here)In May 2012, there was a stand off between the City of Santa Ana and the Orange County campus of Mars Hill Church. At the time, Mars Hill was meeting in a concert venue known as The Galaxy (now called The … [Read more...]

CNN, Richard Cohen and California dreaming

More later, but here is the CNN episode which discusses the CA law which once required study of factors which might lead to homosexuality.Cohen quotes the ACP sheet that I just critiqued...It must have been a very slow news day for this story to make CNN. The law involved has apparently not been used and is an anachronism. Even if it stays on the books, I suspect the CA legislature would grant about $1 to fulfill it. Pointless.UPDATE:CNN follows up with Clinton Anderson. Kyra … [Read more...]


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