Five good things from Mark Driscoll

May 16, 2013

Recently I’ve spent a bit of time critiquing some of Mark Driscoll’s viewpoints. And while I continue to find many of his positions highly problematic, I certainly don’t think everything he has to say is bad. So I randomly chose five of his sermons and picked out a paragraph or two from each that I […]

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“These enemy dogs who reject the things of God”

May 13, 2013

Janie B. Cheaney, in her World Magazine post “How to lose an argument” seems to have just discovered that Mark Driscoll is a “lightning rod.” This is a surprise to her because in her mind Driscoll’s focus has always been on spreading the gospel. She links to my piece on Driscoll’s dismissal of careful exegesis […]

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Driscoll on Evolution

May 1, 2013

In response to my previous post about Mark Driscoll, a commenter on reddit referenced Mark Driscoll’s and Gerry Breshears’ book, Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe. (Hereafter I’ll simply reference Driscoll as the author). About that book, another commenter said “In one chapter it plainly stated that the majority of scientists agree that human beings arose […]

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Mark Driscoll doesn’t want you to study the Bible

April 28, 2013

Mark Driscoll recently caused another brouhaha with his views about gender roles. The short version of this latest controversy is that he compared nagging wives to water torture. You can watch the offending segment here. But are we really surprised by this sort of thing from Driscoll? By now it should seem par for the […]

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The Bible Alone

January 12, 2013
The Bible alone

Mark Driscoll recently tweeted: “The Bible alone gives us the insight we need to understand what’s going on in the world…and what’s going on in us.” I realize a single tweet isn’t a full expression of systematic theology, but the idea expressed in that one sentence sums up much of what is wrong with modern […]

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