How Much More? [Brief Reflections on Rob Bell] (Guest Post: Alan Molineaux)

‘How much more…….?’ In the midst of all the conversation hitting twitterland about the Rob Bell book and the conservative evangelical backlash it is illuminating to see how much of what is being said reveals what Christians believe about God. This is, of course, what Rob Bell calls ‘the question behind the question’. Or perhaps [Read More...]

Initial Thoughts on Rob Bell Interview

As you know, I defended Rob as not a universalist from the beginning of the controversy. Based on his interview (still, having not read the book) here are my thoughts… Rob has a big vision of God’s love and grace.  He is convinced that God is not primarily a God of wrath, but of love [Read More...]

Rob Bell Controversy – Your Questions, My Answers OR Why this is a Pastoral Issue!

The following questions are from my original response to Justin Taylor about Rob Bell’s new book: Love Wins. Why do you feel the need to defend Rob Bell? Let me be quite clear.  I do not feel the need to defend Rob in the way that some assume.  Do I like his books? Yes.  Do [Read More...]

If Rob Bell is a Universalist, then maybe I am – along with many prominent evangelicals? (A response to Justin Taylor)

UPDATE: After you read this original post, please also read the follow up post where I answer some important questions! ———— Have you ever been fed up?  Today, I am fed up. For the past couple of months I have been excited about the forthcoming release of Rob Bell’s latest book: Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, [Read More...]


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