A Zombie Bible Study at a Cemetery

This week’s question: ‘”Are zombies real? What does the Bible have to say about zombies?” Pastor Mark shares the answer while filming this video amidst a local cemetery in Scottsdale, AZ. To find out more, watch this week’s video. You can also send your questions in to Donate to Support Mark Driscoll Ministries helps people […]

Does God Work Through Demons?

Now the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and a harmful spirit from the LORD tormented him. And Saul’s servants said to him, “Behold now, a harmful spirit from God is tormenting you. Let our lord now command your servants who are before you to seek out a man who is skillful in playing […]

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

This week’s question is from a reader with young children: “I’d like to know if Christians should celebrate Halloween? Is this appropriate for someone who is seeking God?” With much of it’s background in witchcraft and the occult, how should Christians interact with a holiday that it widely celebrated in the United States? Should you dress […]

Was Jesus Spirit-Filled?  

A woman in her twenties who is stuck in her Christian life came up to me recently and basically said, “Jesus was and is God. I am not God. So, how can I possibly live a life like Jesus?” This is a great question. I will answer it with two points that I hope are […]

Why can we trust the Bible?

This week’s question is from a youth pastor who recently signed up for the Leader’s List and the 1 John Bible Study. As he was taking his students through the 1 John series, he was asked by his students: How can we trust that God’s word is true, and that it is truly God’s word? […]

Did Jesus Promise to Return Already?

“Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.” Matthew 16:28 Salvation costs you nothing, but discipleship will cost you everything. Salvation occurs in a moment. Discipleship takes a lifetime. Salvation is something that God does for you. […]

Did Jesus Go To Hell After He Died?

“. . . in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison.” 1 Peter 3:19 Considering there are nearly 180 different interpretations of 1 Peter 3:18–20, we can confidently say this passages is one of the most difficult in the entire Bible. Even Martin Luther was confounded by this passage, saying, “A wonderful […]

Should Christian Singles Date?

Mark Driscoll Ministries helps people learn the Bible, and helps leaders teach the Bible – and the primary way is through giving away free resources to Christian leaders and believers. This weekly newsletter is to that end, answering practical questions from readers on important topics from the Bible. This week’s question: The cultural norm for […]

Does the Bible Teach That Jesus is the Only God?

“No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known.” John 1:18 John 1:1–18 is often referred to as the Gospel of John’s prologue, his introductory remarks that set up the entirety of his letter. D. A. Carson put it this way, it’s a “foyer […]

What’s your view of baptism?

This week’s question is from a reader named Robert in Kentucky. “Pastor Mark, what’s your view of baptism?” While baptism is a ‘closed handed’ in that all Christians should be baptized, other elements remain ‘open-handed’ like who should be baptized, and how they should be baptized. In this week’s newsletter, Pastor Mark explores this topic […]

7 reasons why sports are good for kids

I don’t know how my mom and dad did it. I was the oldest of five kids. We all played sports. I played regular season and tournament baseball during all my years growing up, and in various seasons I also played soccer, football, and basketball (which I was no good at). My two brothers and […]