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 for Teens by Rob Bell (Who will be invited to God’s party?)

In March, Love Wins for Teens: If God Threw a Party, Would Everyone Be Invited? Would You?, will be released. I think that this is going to be a great resource for teenagers. I worked with students for several years and this is the vision of God they are longing for. If the teen edition [Read More...]

How I Became a Universalist (a guest post)

[Editor's Note (Kurt Willems): If you read this blog with any regularity, you know that I am not a universalist. In fact, I've written about my view of hell in detail, a view which I call: "Purgatorial Conditionalism." I also responded to Love Wins here (but you really need to read the Hell Series first [Read More...]

What the HELL? – Lingo for talking about damnation

The following is an exerpt from blogger friend Ryan Robinson. I like what he does in his blog post titled “Definitions When Discussing Hell.” He says the following: The Purpose of Hell Torture: This is what most people think Hell is for …it is based in a definition of extreme retributive justice. Extinction: The purpose [Read More...]


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