The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill
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.
Episode 16|1 hr 2minBonus Episode: A Conversation with Tim Keller
Mike Cosper sits down with Tim Keller for reflections on leadership, the trouble with networks, and the essential need for communion with God.
Episode 15|53minBonus Episode: Everything Is Still Falling Apart
Episode 14|44minPaint the Beauty We Split: A Conversation With Chad Gardner
On this bonus episode of The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, we talk to Kings Kaleidoscope's Chad Gardner about faith and music before and after Mars Hill.
Episode 13|1 hr 2minCT Reports on Itself
Will you tell the truth about yourself when it’s embarrassing to do so?
Episode 12|2 hrs 31minAftermath
What happens to your faith when your church is torn apart?
Episode 11|2 hrs 35minThe Tempest
It wasn’t one thing that ended Mars Hill. It was one thing after another, after another, after another…
Episode Bonus|46minBoca Raton’s Church Planting O.G.
The story behind the Acts 29 church planting network’s origins.
Episode 10|53minRed Sky at Morning
Outsized ambitions at morning; pastors, take warning.
Episode 9|55minThe Bobby Knight Problem
Whether we seek championship banners or church growth, we’re all in danger of using the end to justify the means.
Episode 8|1 hr 4minDemon Hunting
Church growth turns toxic when the end of reaching people for Christ justifies the means.