why Rob Bell’s short response to homosexuality is good and reusable

This is why I think Rob Bell's one minute affirmation of homosexuality makes sense, and why I think you can use this to answer similar questions regarding similar issues:He doesn't theorize in a vacuum: In this video at least, he is answering this difficult question in the "epicenter of gay culture", among gays, answering a gay man face to face. Plus the fact that he mentions his gay friend lends weight to it. He doesn't invoke scripture: I believe relying on scripture to refute or affirm … [Read more...]

Rob Bell marries David Hayward

In a bold move over the weekend, theologian and writer Rob Bell marries cartoonist David Hayward, also known as the nakedpastor. Bell came out a few weeks ago in support of same sex marriage just after the publication of his latest book What We Talk About When We Talk About God. Friends and family surmise that this surprise wedding is Bell's determination to stand behind his word. Bell has been heard to say, "I want to walk the talk!" No one expected he would go this far!Hayward, also known … [Read more...]