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01 December 2008

Mark Driscoll

Mark Driscoll has been nominated as one of the 50 most influential pastors in America, and is the founder of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, the Paradox Theater, and the Acts 29 Network which has planted scores of churches. Mark is the author of The Radical Reformission and Confessions of a Reformission Rev. He speaks extensively around the country, has lectured at a number of seminaries, and has had wide media exposure. He’s a staff religion writer for the Seattle Times. Along with his wife and children, Mark lives in Seattle.

Here is a taster from the podcast interview:

If you were talking to one younger missional church leader and you could recommend just one book to them, other than the Bible, what would it be?

Honestly, it would be the Bible. I’d tell them to really look at the book of Nehemiah which I think is an urban rebuilding effort. I would encourage them as well to spend a lot of time studying the book of Jonah and looking at God’s heart for a very difficult nation. I would tell them to look at Daniel and how he conducted himself in Babylon, and Joseph and how he conducted himself in Egypt. So I know I didn’t really answer the question, but I guess that’s the answer to the question!