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Speaker 2: Mark Driscoll
Mark is the founder of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, USA. I have heard Mark on several occasions online and he has visited both my previous ‘home churches’: Church of Christ the King in Brighton, England and Jubilee Community Church in Cape Town, South Africa but I will say that hearing him speak at NLC 2010 was by far the best and most powerful I have heard him.
“If you want God to use you greatly, He must first wound you deeply.”
“We need to learn to suffer well because we have suffered, are suffering and will suffer.”
“You suffer because you do the right thing. It’s not punishment from a God who’s against you, it is correction from a God who loves you.”
“Jesus suffered not so that we wouldn’t suffer but so that when we suffer we can be like Him.”
“Deeper pruning = greater harvest.”
“Your suffering: What is it? Who is it? How will you use it? Suffer well.”
The bulk of what Mark spoke on came from Ephesians 3.