Category Archives: Work of Rob Bell

Jesus Hasn’t Done Anything Yet, Wednesday Wisdom

Today I wanted to share a passage with you that’s been speaking to me these past couple of days in a profound way.  It comes from Matthew 3:13-16 and deals with the baptism of Jesus: 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Wonder — Rob Bell

Great new video from Rob Bell.  Wonder is one of my favorite topics, and central to understanding God and spirituality.  Two of my favorite authors, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and Rabbi Lawrence Kushner (“Eyes Remade for Wonder”) constantly talk about … Continue reading

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Rob Bell Still Painting Notes and Thoughts 3

He tried many different ways to “write” a book. He hired a writer who he told the ideas too and the end product was horrible.  He then took sermon tapes and had someone type them up, and it made no … Continue reading

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Rob Bell Still Painting Notes and Thoughts Part 2

Here is part 2 of my notes from Rob’s talk at the Viper Room.  These are just notes, so there could be some inaccuracies, etc.  I will continue with part 3 tomorrow (it was a really long talk). Rob Bell … Continue reading

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Rob Bell Still Painting Notes and Thoughts Part 1

Rob Bell was on at the Viper Room last night to talk about a variety of topics, what he’s up to now, and what he will be doing in the future.  His latest book, “What We Talk About When We … Continue reading

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Leviticus: A B-Grade Slasher Movie with No Plot?

Recently I’ve been going through some of my old sermon tapes and converting them to mp3 (nerd alert).  These tapes are from the beginning of Mars Hill Bible church in 1999, when we spent most of the year studying Leviticus … Continue reading

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Fit to Smash Ice

Have you ever felt like you were down and out, back against the wall, with nowhere to go?  Me too.  That reminds me of a story I recently heard about Joshua Slocum, a Canadian seaman and adventurer. After several years … Continue reading

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