The Atlantic Asks Can Megachurches Handle Mega Money? Puts Focus on Mark Driscoll Controversy

Ruth Graham, writing for The Atlantic, follows the money in the Mark Driscoll controversy over his Real Marriage book. She does a really fine job of bringing together many details to put the spotlight on pastors with all the trappings of celebrity status.
Graham raises important questions about transparency in financial and other matters which are at the heart of much of the strife at Mars Hill currently. As I noted in my post on the by-laws, the decision making authority, including regarding the elders’ compensation is concentrated in seven people, three of whom are staff. The potential for conflicts of interest seems great.
I encourage you to read and tweet the article.