Apprising Ministries has long tracked the sinfully ecumenical neo-liberal cult of the Emergent Church aka the Emerging Church with its postmodern Progressive Christian theology—a Liberalism 2.0—they often refer to as “big tent” Emergence Christianity.

Theological poison originating with this EC is right now seeping into the veins of the mainstream evangelical camp as, like poisonous spores from a huge mutant mushroom, EC adherents have been carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes (Ephesians 4:14) spreading now throughout the visible church.

The ever ebullient Mark Driscoll was one of the original members of the EC; in fact, I have a source who was there from the beginning and they tell me Driscoll was one of the most “dominent voices.” And as I showed you in Mark Driscoll, Acts 29 Network, & The Emerging Church, he and his Acts 29 Network do still consider themselves part of the Emerging Church.

Another reason to be wary of what’s going on with Driscoll is his promotion of corrupt Contemplative Spirituality/Mysticism (CSM) ala Living Spiritual Teacher and Quaker mystic Richard Foster and his spiritual twin Dallas Willard. There’s also Mark Driscoll And Pornographic Divination; and New Calvinist Mark Driscoll’s drifting becomes more apparent with his involvement with the Elephant Room as well.

We turn now to Mark Driscoll’s Church Discipline Contract: Looking For True Repentance at Mars Hill Church? Sign on the Dotted Line where we read the story of a former member of Driscoll’s Mars Hill Church. Here we find reason for concern:

According to Andrew, joining Mars Hill was a good move for him. While he didn’t agree with every theological declaration that came out Mark Driscoll’s mouth, he loved his community,…

Toward the beginning of 2011, Andrew met and eventually began dating the daughter of a church elder at Mars Hill. The two fell in love quickly. Last fall, they were engaged to be married.

But shortly after becoming engaged, Andrew made a costly choice, one that involved hanging out alone with a female friend he knew from the community college he attended. Andrew and his college friend messed around…

He cheated on the woman he was planning to marry… Andrew met his fiancee at community group… [He] confessed… They parted ways… Over the course of that month, Andrew also confessed more of his sexual baggage/history.

“I confessed to my mens small group leader–a close friend of mine–that my relationship with my fiancée was physical, too.”…

“On several occasions, I was called a Wolf,” says Andrew, “which at Mars Hill, is like the worst thing you can be called… it means you’re a man who preys on innocent people–nothing more than a predator.”

According to Andrew, at Mars Hill, the cliche “it takes two to tango” isn’t true. Why? Because Pastor Mark teaches that women are “weaker vessels,” and therefore, when a girl and boy engage in consensual sexual activity, it is always assumed that it’s the man’s fault because he failed to lead the woman (or “weaker vessel”) toward righteousness…

On the evening of December 18, Andrew met with the pastor and small group leader. It was during this meeting that Andrew first learned that he was being “brought under church discipline.”…

A few days later, Andrew received an email from Pastor X. In the subject line was the word “contract”.

Andrew- Here is a copy of your discipline contract. Please read it over and let me know if you have questions. Blessings. -Pastor X

Andrew opened the attachment. Justified to the left, right next to the Mars Hill “M” logo were the words “Mars Hill Church Church Discipline Contract”.

Sure enough. It was a contract. A list of Andrew’s sins. And a list of all the hoops that Andrew needed to jump through. But why? To prove his repentance. To prove he’s worthy of God’s forgiveness. To prove he’s worth of the fellowship of Mars Hill…

Here’s the contract that Andrew received. (Online source)

You can see the contract and read this article in its entirety right here.

HT: Pirate Christian Radio

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