Former Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll—who left the church amid allegations of bullying, verbal abuse and financial impropriety, and who is currently being sued by former church members—is launching a new church on Easter Sunday. Nothing more Christlike than a good comeback.
Extra-manly megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll, who championed a brand of Christianity that focused a whole lot on being incredibly sexist and anti-gay, is being sued by former members of Mars Hill, the church he founded. The suit accuses Driscoll of fraud and racketeering, claiming he misappropriated church funds to try…
John Oliver announced on Sunday that Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption, the official megachurch of Last Week Tonight, will have to close because they were receiving too much semen in the mail.
Steve Riggle is the pastor at a Houston-area megachurch, the unwieldily-named Grace Community Church The Woodlands. He’s also very anti-gay, one of a group of pastors who flooded Houston’s openly gay mayor Annise Parker’s office with Bibles, accusing her of trying to take away their religious liberty during a debate…
Those who claim to have successfully turned themselves straight through the power of the Lord and Savior are unfortunately not that rare. Speeches sound repetitive and more about convincing the speakers than convincing others. But if we must listen to an ex-gay speech, at least we can do it with a funky techno beat.
"Pastor Bob" Coy, the leader of one of America's fastest-growing megachurches, Fort Lauderdale's Calvary Chapel, resigned abruptly this weekend. A statement from the church cited an unspecified "moral failing in his life which disqualifies him from continuing his leadership role at the church."