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Mark Driscoll Bio

Mark  A. Driscoll is an American Evangelical pastor and author. He is the senior and founding Pastor of the Trinity Church in Scottsdale, Arizona, which was founded in 2016.  Driscoll is also the co-founder of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington in 1996.

He is also the founder of The Resurgence and co-founder of other parachurch organizations such as Acts 29 Network, Church helping churches and The Gospel Coalition. He has also authored a number of popular Christian books including A Call to Resurgence and the “Faith and Values” section of the Seattle Times On Faith.

Driscoll has been described as “an evangelical bad boy, a gifted orator and [a] charismatic leader” who is “hip yet hard-line”.A conservative evangelical, he favors “vintage” aesthetics and a “down to earth”, “aggressive” preaching style. Controversy has often surrounded his complementarian view of gender roles, Calvinist,  theology, perceived misogyny, plagiarism accusations, and the culture of fear that allegedly existed during his tenure at Mars Hill.

In 2014 Driscoll Faced public criticism and formal complaints from Mars Hill staff members and congregants due to his Perceived abusive behavior. He was also removed by the board of Acts 29 Network from its membership and urged him to step down from ministry. This led to his resignation from Mars Hill Church and three months later Mars Hill Church was dissolved.

Mark Driscoll Age

Mark was born on October 11, 1970, in Grand Forks, North  Dakota. Currently, as of 2019, he is 48 years old.

Mark Driscoll Family

He is the son of a drywaller in south Seattle whereby he is the firstborn of the five children.

Mark Driscoll Education

Driscoll graduated from Highline High school in Burien, Washington whereby he served as student body president captain of the baseball team, editor of the school newspaper, and the ” most likely to succeed” in his graduating class.

At the age of 19 he joined college where he converted to an evangelical Christianity and at the end, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Washington State University with a minor in philosophy and holds a Master of Arts degree in Exegetical Theology from Western Seminary.

Mark Driscoll  Career

Mark attended Antioch Bible Church and worked with that church’s college ministry as volunteers. This was after graduation. He was then hired as an intern a few months later. During the intern, he met Mike Gunn, who worked for an Athletes in Action ministry at the University of Washington and Lief Moi, a radio show host.

The three men began to discuss planting an “urban, postmodern ” church in Seattle. Greg Kappas, the pastor responsible for Antioch Bible Church’s new church planting ministry, mentored the three and helped them develop their plans.

Mark Driscoll Wife

Driscoll married Grace Martin his high school mate.

Mark Driscoll Children

Driscoll and his wife were blessed with three sons and two daughters.

Mark Driscoll  Nationality

Driscoll is of American nationality.

Mark Net Worth

Driscoll net worth is rated at $2.5 million.

Mark Driscoll On Trinity Church

On July 27, 2015, Driscoll announced that his new ministry had purchased the mailing list and assets of The Resurgence from Mars Hill Church and that he and his family had moved to the Phoenix area. On February 1, 2016, Mark, Grace, and their family announced the opening of their new church: The Trinity Church in Scottsdale, Arizona as a family ministry. As of February 2016, the staff roster included two former Mars Hill employees. Texas megachurch pastors Robert Morris and Jimmy Evans were on the church’s board.

Mark Driscoll Books

-The Relevant Church: A New Vision For Communities of Faith. Relevant Books

-The Radical Reformission. 

-Confessions of a Reformission Rev.

-The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World.

-Listening to the Beliefs of Emerging Churches. 

-Death by Love: Letters from the Cross. 

-On the New Testament (Book You’ll Actually Read).

-On the Old Testament (Book You’ll Actually Read).

– Church Leadership (Book You’ll Actually Read).

– Who Is God? (Book You’ll Actually Read). .

-Timeless Answers to Timely Questions. 

-Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods. 

-Religion Saves: And Nine Other Misconceptions.

-Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe.

-Driscoll, Grace (2012).

-Who Do You Think You Are?: Finding Your True Identity in Christ. 

-A Call To Resurgence: Will Christianity Have a Funeral or a Future?. 

-Spirit-Filled Jesus: Live by His Power.

-Christians Might Be Crazy: Answering the Top 7 Objections to Christianity.

Mark Driscoll  Videos

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