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 Hi After 343,203 online votes on the Mars Hill Church website, nine questions for Pastor Mark Driscoll emerged as the ones most urgently calling for answers.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."Most certainly there are sinful people who use birth control for a variety of reasons, including greed (they want to make as much money as possible without the responsibilities or costs of childbearing); selfishness (they have no desire to undertake the work involved in lovingly raising a child); an biblical view of children as a burden instead of a blessing; and an irresponsible lifestyle (they refuse to grow up and assume adult responsibilities Examples of when it is 'godly' to use birth control include: "working on a very troubled marriage...serious health troubles...cancer Yet the author agrees, using Gen , that to turn a blessing into a command is legalism but within the same paragraph says that "Christian couples desire and pursue children" . The connection is not made and that is a pretty huge statement to make. "Because the Bible repeatedly states that the husband is to be the loving and leading head of the family, any romantic relationship should begin with the man taking initiative to kindly and respectfully request an opportunity to get to know the woman better." No.the verses you use to back yourself up are talking about wives and husbands not singles. They stand out because many of his other points are so well supported and researched.Driscoll says that these are the most asked questions, even if this is true that doesn't mean that they should all be put together in the same book.
” Emerging Church — "What can traditional/established churches learn from 'emerging' churches?With this topic Driscoll quotes scripture, admits that there is no straight forward biblical answer and then just gives his opinion as law.The big example of this is with whether or not it is okay for a married couple to choose to NOT have a child.Other topics such as The emerging Church, Predestination, and The Regulative2 1/2 Stars This book has some good information and interesting things to ponder, however when I look at the nine questions I am confused.Other topics such as The emerging Church, Predestination, and The Regulative Principle, are more advanced and would only interest/make sense to older more mature believer.