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...]

Mars Hill Church Again Issues Copyright Takedown Notice on Mars Hill Global Video

Earlier today, Justin Dean, acting on behalf of Mars Hill Church, requested that You Tube remove video clips of Mark Driscoll and Sutton Turner talking about Mars Hill Global. In the video clips, which were made available to illustrate my commentary on the subject, both Driscoll and Turner clearly identify Mars Hill Global as a ministry of Mars Hill Church for the purpose of supporting international missions.'I have contested the notice and will await You Tube's decision, which could take up … [Read more...]

In Deleted Videos, Mars Hill Leaders Talk About Mars Hill Global

Update: Earlier today, Justin Dean, acting on behalf Mars Hill Church filed a copyright claim against the video below. Just now, I contested the claim. The counter-notification process takes 10 days.....................On July 15, I reported that Mars Hill Church removed three videos about Mars Hill Global from their You Tube account. Generally, those videos presented Mars Hill Global as the international mission arm of Mars Hill Church.  At that time, I wrote: From my point of view, … [Read more...]

Mark Driscoll Addresses Mars Hill Church About “One Of The Deepest Learning Seasons” Of His Life

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Update: The entire video is now available on the Mars Hill website.Saying he wanted to give the church an update on “one of the deepest learning seasons” of his life, Mark Driscoll delivered a 30 minute video message via the Mars Hill weekly update yesterday.  Without giving many details about “the season,” Driscoll hinted at several issues but ignored others.Driscoll began by discussing the beginning of his Christian life and the beginning of Mars Hill Church. Consistent with the dominan … [Read more...]

What If The Global Fund Actually Went To International Missions?

According to the Mars Hill Global FAQ page, $10 million have been given by non-members to the church. This is about as specific as one can get since they don't provide enough information to sort it all out. Here is what they say about giving by the "global family":WHERE HAVE PAST GIFTS BEEN USED? During fiscal years 2009-2014, over $10MM dollars has been given to Mars Hill Church by the Mars Hill global family. During that same time period $22.48MM has been spent on church planting in the … [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’s International Mission Ministry: Mars Hill Global

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Subtitle: How Long Until These Pages Are Scrubbed?Sometime in 2012, the focus of Mars Hill Global became solidly on Global being the way Mars Hill Church did international missions. Do Mars Hill Church leaders still consider Mars Hill Global to be their international missions outreach? Despite the elimination of the Global Fund, the Mars Hill website still indicates that Mars Hill Global is the way Mars Hill Church supports international missions.For instance, look at the current FAQ p … [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...]


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