Mark Driscoll

Former Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll Reports Death Threats, Attacks at His Home


Embattled pastor Mark Driscoll spoke this week for the first time since he stepped down from his role as senior pastor at Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington last week.

While speaking at the Gateway Leadership & Worship Conference at Gateway Church in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, Driscoll told the crowd that he’s “cried a lot lately” after stepping down from his post at the Seattle-based megachurch, adding that at the conference he wanted to “sing, to pray, to learn, to grow, to repent” at the event.

Driscoll was originally supposed to be the keynote speaker at this past weekend’s conference, but instead attended the event as a participant after stepping down as pastor of Mars Hill last week.

The former megachurch pastor detailed the trying time he and his family have gone through in the past few months, saying he has been forced to move his family multiple times following death threats and other strange behavior at his home, including finding rusty nails in his driveway and allegedly having rocks thrown at himself and his children.

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