“Nevertheless, many even of the authorities believed in him, but for fear of the Pharisees they did not confess it, so that they would not be put out of the synagogue; for they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God.”
Carl Trueman, on his podcast “The Mortification of Spin” shines a bright light on Mark Driscoll, the Cult of Personality and the Gospel Coalition. He seems to be the only prominent Christian leader (other than Janet Mefferd) willing to stand up and speak the truth.
“Money twists everything… The secret of great leadership is not to surround yourself with yes men. But when you’re bringing in the big bucks you will tend to find that you are surrounded by yes men because they are enjoying the money, the kudos, the credit that you bring to them or to their publishing company or whatever; and they will not hold you accountable in the way that you should be.”
Listen to the program here.