But now Mr. Driscollâ€™s empire appears to be imploding. He has been accused of creating a culture of fear at the church, of plagiarizing, of inappropriately using church funds and of consolidating power to such a degree that it has become difficult for anyone to challenge or even question him. A flood of former Mars Hill staff members and congregants have come forward, primarily on the Internet but also at a protest in front of the church, to share stories of what they describe as bullying or â€śspiritual abuse,â€ť and 21 former pastors have filed a formal complaint in which they call for Mr. Driscollâ€™s removal as the churchâ€™s leader.
Mr. Driscoll is rapidly becoming a pariah in the world that once cheered him....
My concern is for the believer who was changed at Mars hill or who was saved and joined the church. Prayer needs to be for this body to rise up and act like men. Mr.Driscol's fall will be for all "reformed without fruit" pastors and laity who followed men rather than God. If our God chooses to thresh us , let it be so.
Its about time he is dealt some discipline. Also, its easy to point out his many faults, but I think its important that we remember to pray that God humbles him, and leads him away from his irreverent behavior.