God Save the Punks: Mars Hill, Tooth and Nail, and Seattle’s Christian Alternative

How Seattle music helped turn an oxymoron into big business.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne


How Mars Hill and Mark Driscoll Wooed Unchurched Seattle

The reasons for Mark Driscoll’s fall are many. The bigger question is how he got there in the first place.

10/15/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Monorail and Monotheism

The day's winners and losers.

08/19/2014 By Afternoon Jolt


Mars Hill Battles Sound Transit Over Eastside Land

Mars Hill, the controversial megachurch, is fighting with Sound Transit over land the agency purchased for a potential Eastside light-rail base.

10/23/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Mars Hill’s Musical Mission

Dustin Kensrue spreads Mars Hill Church’s gospel through its own record label, even if it’s not typical Christian rock.

09/16/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld


Mars Hill’s Pastor Wants to Save President Obama

Mark Driscoll tweets an inauguration prayer.


The C is for Crank

Extra Fizz: DSA Welcomes Church That Opposes Gay Marriage, Wants Women in Kitchen

The C Is for Crank: On the Downtown Seattle Association's effusive statements about Mars Hill Church's expansion in downtown Seattle.

08/08/2012 By Erica C. Barnett