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He’s referring to these weekly gatherings of Mars Hill exiles—usually male-only “beer and cigar” affairs.
But on this night, given a reporter’s presence and recent dramatic events, the men have invited their wives and are holding off on cigars for a couple hours.
The crisis followed a tsunami of damaging revelations about Driscoll, including allegations that he plagiarized another pastor for one of his books, misused church money for personal ends, made crass and misogynistic statements, and cruelly cast out anyone who dared question him. He rewrote Mars Hill’s bylaws to consolidate his power and cast out those who opposed him. He posted anonymous screeds online about a “pussified” America.He bullied staff members and proclaimed that there would one day be a “mountain” of bodies behind the metaphorical Mars Hill bus: “You either get on the bus or you get run over by the bus.” So in light of those charges it came as no surprise when, in August, Driscoll began an extended leave of absence from the church.That advice usually includes but is not limited to, things such as: Trust in God, attend church, join dating sites, pray and ask God for a spouse, be the person you hope to marry instead of looking for a partner, refrain from sexual sin.In spite of the fact of doing all those things, I remain never married in my early 40s.