Mars Hill Church’s Demise Referred to as “Some Internal Things” in Mark Driscoll’s Intro at Zion 2016

Earlier tonight (1/5/16), Mark Driscoll spoke at the Zion 2016 conference at Jimmy Evans Trinity Fellowship Church.  He was introduced by Jimmy Witcher, a pastor at the church who is slated to become Senior Pastor at Evans' Church, possibly tomorrow night at the conference.In any case, those who have followed Driscoll's career will be impressed with Witcher's ability to spin the past 14 months in this intro.Transcript: Jimmy Witcher, Trinity Fellowship - January 5, 2016 - Zion 2016 C … [Read more...]

Thomas Nelson Contract: Mark Driscoll’s Real Marriage Advance Was $400,000

Wenatchee the Hatchet has a copy of the 2011 agreement between Mark and Grace Driscoll's LLC (On Mission, LLC) and Thomas Nelson to publish Real Marriage. Dusting off my Mars Hill sources, I conclude it is legit. In it, we learn:-The Driscolls received an advance of $400,000.-The book had a working title of "A New Marriage with the Same Spouse."-The contract calls for the Driscolls to pay for corrections. I wonder if they did since corrections due to citation errors had to be … [Read more...]

Top Ten Posts in 2015

The ten top posts during 2015 are as follows with the most popular first:1. Open Letter to Gateway Church Pastor Robert Morris from a Former Member of Mars Hill Church - This was posted on November 2, 2014 but remained popular throughout 2015. Driscoll recently joined Jimmy Evans as a director to form The Trinity Church in Phoenix.2. Former Chief Financial Officer at Turning Point Claims David Jeremiah Used Questionable Methods to Secure a Spot on Best Seller Lists - This story about … [Read more...]

Just a Few More Hours to Give to Mark Driscoll Ministries

If you can handle it, you can view Mark Driscoll and his dog asking for money here.And then if you are lucky enough to be on the mailing list, you have this reminder: A reminder for all the folks at MDM, you have to file a 990 form. Mars Hill didn't have to do this, but non-church nonprofits do.  … [Read more...]

Seattle’s Music Scene and the Ghosts of Mars Hill Church

Today, Kathleen Tarrant in the Stranger brings us a beautifully written tour of the Seattle Indie music during and post the Mars Hill Church years. She makes the case that the early Mars Hill era had an influence on Seattle rock which endures today. Some of that persistence isn't necessarily to be celebrated as many Christian artists were disillusioned by Mars Hill. For those, who want to understand the bigger themes of the Mars Hill story, I highly recommend this article.A couple of short … [Read more...]

Remembering the Prophecy About Mark Driscoll’s New Church and Daddy Issues

In late October 2014, just after Mark Driscoll resigned at Mars Hill Church, he showed up at Robert Morris' Gateway Church pastors conference. He was originally scheduled to speak at the conference but stepped away from the program as the troubles at Mars Hill became more difficult.In one of the sessions, conference speaker (and apparent co-director of the new The Trinity Church in Phoenix) Jimmy Evans gave a prophecy about Driscoll. According a witness who wrote down the prophecy on an … [Read more...]

Mark Driscoll Listed as Director of Newly Incorporated The Trinity Church in Phoenix

The next big thing appears to be just around the corner.Mark Driscoll is listed as a director of recently registered The Trinity Church in Phoenix, along with Randall Taylor and Jimmy Evans. The address is the same UPS store listed as the Mark Driscoll Ministries address (the church has a different box number): Mark Driscoll Ministries21001 North Tatum Blvd Ste 1630-527Phoenix, AZ 85050 Click here for the Articles of Incorporation. According to the incorporation document, The Trinity Ch … [Read more...]

Former Mars Hill Church Downtown Now Known as “The Mark”

You can't make this stuff up.Note the banner on the old Mars Hill Downtown Seattle location of Mark Driscoll's old church. It is now known as "The Mark."   You can read about the project at TheMarkSeattle.com. Quick, someone check to see if "TheMarkPhoenix.com" is registered.Here is what it looked like back in the day.  Joel Connolly described the final service of Mars Hill Downtown in the old Methodist church. The … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X