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 19|40minEpilogue: A Return to Seattle
When the road home leads to sadness, can you hope to find more there?
Episode 18|49minBonus Episode: A Conversation with Dan Allender
Mike Cosper talks with Dan Allender about his early interactions with Mark Driscoll and the very different paths of ministry they chose to pursue in the city of Seattle.
Episode 17|57minBonus Episode: Healing and Resurrection After Spiritual Trauma
A conversation with Aundi Kolber about why we need the word “trauma,” what is meant by it, and how we grow in its aftermath.
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.