Bullies and Blindness: an analysis of the interview between Justin Blaney and Justin Dean

I took the hour required to watch this video. It wasn’t long into it when I realized I needed to be taking notes. This is important! It became obvious that, for many, Mars Hill is still a lesson waiting to be learned. Dr. Paul Tripp, who headed up the Board…

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"Stop Abuse" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Jian Ghomeshi, Mark Driscoll, and Boundaries

*** Trigger Warning: abuse. Suffered spiritual abuse? Come share your story with us at The Lasting Supper! I’m sad about Mars Hill Church. It’s always sad for me to see another church struggle, suffer, and slowly die. Even though I am a critic of religion and the church, I never…

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"The Lost Gospel of Jesus" by nakedpastor David Hayward

Why Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church Still Don’t Get It!

I was saddened to learn about Mark Driscoll’s resignation from Mars Hill Church yesterday. You can read what they posted on their website HERE. First, I am sad for him and his family. Undoubtedly this is a difficult time and I don’t like to see anyone suffer. Second, I am…

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"Turn the Other Cheek" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Mark Driscoll, Adrian Warnock, and how we respond to the fall of a spiritual abuser

This cartoon depicts the danger of surrendering our dignity and rights to a spiritual abuser. I read Adrian Warnock’s thoughts on Mark Driscoll and the Acts 29 story. Warnock’s thoughts can be summed up with the following: Accept it. We shouldn’t be alarmed by what’s happening with Driscoll. No church is…

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