Mark Driscoll Peddling Signed Copies of His Sermon Notes

Pastor Mark Driscoll of The Trinity Church in Phoenix, Arizona, is peddling signed copies of his sermon notes. Apparently, being a disgraced pastor doesn’t prevent one from capitalizing upon popularity from past lives by hocking memorabilia.

Driscoll’s multi-site mega-church planting empire suddenly imploded in 2014 after scandals relating to plagiarism, pastoral abuse, numerous publicity stunts gone-awry, and accusations of church financial mismanagement for the personal enrichment of the preacher.

As Driscoll fled Seattle in the wake of Mars Hill’s collapse, he found a friend and ally in the now-disgraced James MacDonald, who gave his church’s resources to support the planting of Driscoll’s Trinity Church. With MacDonald now gone from ministry for very much the same anger and money-related issues, Driscoll’s flegling little church is struggling to get a second-wind.

Driscoll, once known for no-nonsense exposition and serious-minded Bible preaching, has turned his new church into a seeker-friendly circus, recently having a “swimsuit Sunday” at the church.

There seems to be little-going for the Phoenix-area church, except the name that is as much infamous as famous, Mark Driscoll. And, it appears as though Driscoll is willing to capitalize on his former celebrity status as much as possible.

However, in a now-deleted tweet, Driscoll was offering to sell signed copies of his sermon manuscripts.

Driscoll’s tweet was met with much ridicule by those who have followed his demise and find his pridefulness to be palpable and unwarranted.

Driscoll soon deleted the tweet after criticism.

He’s not quite back to that level of evangelical celebrity just yet. People, thankfully, seem to have a memory.



A CALL TO ACTION

Bringing you discernment news and commentary from a biblical, polemical perspective means it is tough out there on social media. We’re constantly getting kneecapped and constrained by tech companies who find our fidelity to the scripture and pursuit of truth to be intolerable, resulting in our reach being severely throttled.

For this reason, we ask you please consider supporting us a few different ways. The first, by liking and following our new Facebook page, our home where we share new posts and interact with our members. The second, by following and retweeting our Twitter page. The third, by signing up for our newsletter below.

And last, through direct support. You can catch our free weekly episodes of the Polemics Report by subscribing at BTWN. If you like what you hear and desire to hear more, you can get the VIP full-length version for only $5.95 per month on Patreon. Also, you get other freebies for additional monthly pledges.

Subscribe to us on Patreon here and support our ministry.

God bless!


***
Stay informed. Subscribe Today.

When you subscribe, please add newsletter@pulpitandpen.org to your contacts to ensure that your newsletter doesn’t go into your spam folder.

Enter your email address below…



Contact Us Donate

Facebook Comments