Media Review – The Rise & Fall of Mars Hill

Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington was founded in 1996 by a controversial young Pastor called Mark Driscoll. The church grew from a single location to become a multi-site megachurch. At the end of September, 2014, an investigation by the church elders found “bullying” and “patterns of persistent sinful behaviour” by Driscoll who then resigned. The church network was dissolved soon after…

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The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill podcast is a production of Christianity Today

Founded in 1996, Seattle’s Mars Hill Church was poised to be an influential, undeniable force in evangelicalism—that is until its spiraling collapse in 2014. The church and its charismatic founder, Mark Driscoll, had a promising start. But the perils of power, conflict, and Christian celebrity eroded and eventually shipwrecked both the preacher and his multimillion-dollar platform.”

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