(RNS) Pastors with megabrands are raising new issues for fast-growing churches.
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READ RNS’ EXCLUSIVE DRISCOLL RESIGNATION STORY October 14, 2014 Michael Van Skaik Chairman, Board of Advisors and Accountability Mars Hill Church Dear Michael: By God’s grace I have pastored Mars Hill Church for 18 years. Today, also by God’s grace, and with the full support of my wife Grace, I resign my position as […]
(RNS) “This is without a doubt, the most abusive, coercive ministry culture I’ve ever been involved with,” former Mars Hill pastor Paul Tripp said.
(RNS) The megachurch pastor has faced a series of allegations in the past year, including charges from former Mars Hill pastors.
(RNS) Former Mars Hill pastors say Driscoll has engaged in a pattern of abusive and intimidating conduct and has not changed.
(RNS) “It is our conviction that the nature of the accusations against Mark, most of which have been confirmed by him, make it untenable and unhelpful to keep Mark and Mars Hill in our network,” the Acts 29 Network of evangelical churches said.
(RNS) There’s a wild card that older-school religious celebrities did not have to contend with: the Internet.
(RNS) The pastor has asked his publisher to remove the best-seller mention, and he will leave social media for the rest of 2014.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) A satellite church affiliated with controversial Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll was vandalized Tuesday, and a group calling itself the “Angry Queers” has reportedly taken responsibility. By Stephen Beaven.