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April 4, 2011
Bashing Rob Bell:
On Offering a Responsible Critique

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If you're missing the controversy surrounding pastor Rob Bell's latest book, Love Wins, then you may be on a news blackout. It seems that everyone from heresy hunters to responsible Christian worldview watchers to secular reporters have jumped on the critique bandwagon--some of them bashing Bell.

Rick Wade calls for sensible, informed and fair dialogue regarding the key issue at hand: universalism. Though he claims he is not a universalist, per se, Bell hews to a line of thinking that makes many wonder. In the service of fairness, Wade is doing due diligence before commenting on the content, but meanwhile asks for calm and kindness.

Rob Bell

Rob Bell, "emerging church" pastor and communicator extraordinaire, has been a lightning rod due to his newly released book, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived.


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The Purpose of Life

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Paul Rutherford—looks at the purpose of life from his Christian perspective as well as from Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Hollywood worldviews.


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Putting Beliefs Into Practice Revisited: Twenty-somethings and Faithful LIving

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Rick Wade —Rick Wade updates his earlier discussion of 3 major ingredients necessary for Christians' faithful living: convictions, character, and community.
 

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The Millennial Generation

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Kerby Anderson
—Millennials are the largest generation in American history and also the least religious generation. Probe's Kerby Anderson examines what they believe, how media and technology has affected them, and how pastors and Christian leaders can reach this generation.

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Verbal Abuse

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Kerby Anderson —revised his 10-year-old program that has sparked more email than anything he's ever done in his 35 years with Probe.
 

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Tactics for an Ambassador

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Don Closson
—shares suggestions for Christ's ambassadors in sharing the gospel based on Greg Koukl's book.


 

New! Probe Staff Member Blog Posts

 

Sue Bohlin: Praying for Japan

Sue Bohlin: Prayer Notch-Bumpers

Sue Bohlin: Dangerous Worldviews

Renea McKenzie: Those are sexy worldview glasses you've got there.

Sue Bohlin: Pods, Aliens, and the Incarnation

Kerby Anderson: Is the Internet Affecting How You Think?

Kerby Anderson: Millennials and Media

Kerby Anderson: unChristian


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STEVE CABLE
—"We see a lot of undesirable behavior in the business world today. Is this a sign of a disconnect between Christianity and capitalism? Even though Christianity does not require capitalism, we find that those who apply Christian principals in a capitalistic society experience long-term success more often than those who don't."

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April 4–8, 2011

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