Giving up Hell for a Year: How it could revolutionize our relationships

I believe in Hell. Hell is real, in one form or another. Hell on earth is something every human being agrees exists. War tears families apart. Disease kills parents and leaves behind orphans. Famine neglects to feed the most vulnerable. Consumerism by the privileged fuels the ramifications of all of these things. Hell on earth–this is real. [Read More...]

Love Wins Isn’t Jewish Enough for Rob Bell

I like Love Wins. Actually, I love Love Wins. No, it isn’t a thorough theological treatment of the afterlife, but it certainly provokes important questions. The broad vision of the book is admirable and courageous. One of my favorite themes in this book is how Rob Bell points out that many people choose not to [Read More...]

Hell Yes. Hell No! Or Who the Hell Cares? (Part 1 – Intro & Love Wins)

The following is part of a series on Hell, partially as a response to the Love Wins controversy.  To catch up, go here. ———————- Hell is a hot topic these days.  Some say “hell yes.”  Others passionately cry “hell no.” While some are tempted to ask “who the hell cares?” Over the past year we [Read More...]

Why Hell Still Matters

I have been doing some thinking about hell lately and find the debate interesting. Some believe in a traditional view of hell with literal flames. Others see the flames as an image or metaphor for suffering torment, believing that fire itself will not be the source of eternal suffering, but separation from God will be. [Read More...]


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