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Back Row | Week 148 | Lessons from the Rise & Fall of Mars Hill (Part 1)


About This Episode

Mike Cosper and Christianity Today have recently wrapped up one of the most popular Christian podcasts in history chronicling Mark Driscoll and the story of his former church – Mars Hill. This tale is quite the cautionary one, raising a lot of concerns that Churches, leaders, and every Christian should think about before they are faced with them in their own lives.

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Radio Matt
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Matt originally started as "Back Row Baptist" online, sparking an entire ministry that culminated years later in "Back Row Radio" - now joined forces with Love Thy Nerd to form "LTN Radio". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. He is also active in the Celebrate Recovery ministry, celebrating over a decade of freedom from past addictions. Matt and his wife Deidra have 2 ornery boys and a baby girl.
Megan "Mo" Oaks
Co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Mo has been an active part of LTN Radio (formerly Back Row Radio) since its inception. Mo is currently working towards her teaching degree. She and her husband Chris have three amazing kids and too many pets to count.

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Radio Matt
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Matt originally started as "Back Row Baptist" online, sparking an entire ministry that culminated years later in "Back Row Radio" - now joined forces with Love Thy Nerd to form "LTN Radio". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. He is also active in the Celebrate Recovery ministry, celebrating over a decade of freedom from past addictions. Matt and his wife Deidra have 2 ornery boys and a baby girl.


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