Inspired by 1 Corinthians, in which Paul answers a series of questions posed by the people in the Corinthian church, Pastor Mark Driscoll set out to determine the most controversial questions among visitors to the Mars Hill Church website.
In the end, 893 questions were asked and 343,203 votes were cast.
He looks out for all of it in the nearly 200 urban acres and more than 1,300 dwelling units just off of Portland Avenue that make up what he earnestly refers to as “the largest redevelopment of its time in the history of the city.” We’re at New Salishan, marking an important achievement for Tacoma and the city’s East Side.
“Building Salishan for the last 15 years was (Tacoma Housing Authority’s) preoccupation.
Is it OK to live together or have sex before marriage?The top nine questions are now each answered in a chapter of Religion Saves.After an introductory chapter devoted to the misconception that religion is what saves us, Driscoll tackles nine issues: birth control, humor, predestination, grace, sexual sin, faith and works, dating, the emerging church, and the regulative principle.Two years ago, Mars Hill Church was the third-fastest growing large church in the country.Its original location in Seattle had spawned 14 other branches in five states, and 13,000 people attended weekly services at which founding pastor Mark Driscoll’s sermons were projected on large screens.