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Mark Driscoll, Tullian Tchividjian, and Reformed Baptist Polity

September 22, 2015 Leave a comment

by Tom Chantry

It has been roughly a year since the evangelical and small-c calvinist worlds were embroiled in the ongoing collapse of Mars Hill Church and the once booming ministry of Mark Driscoll. A cascade of revelations, from plagiarized material to authoritarian abuses to dishonest financial practices all resulted in the collapse of Driscoll’s reputation and, ultimately, the loss of his ministry.

In the midst of this disaster Evangelical Fix-it Man Paul Tripp™ was flown in to become part of something called the Board of Advisors and Accountability, which was patterned after the apostolic institution of the…uh…never mind. As the disaster broadened, even Paul Tripp™ bailed out, stating on his way out the door, “This is without a doubt the most abusive, coercive ministry culture I’ve ever been involved with.”

 

 

 

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