Tags: US | Hell | Questioning | Pastor

Hell-Questioning Pastor Leaving Mich. Megachurch

Friday, 23 Sep 2011 06:47 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

GRANDVILLE, Mich. — An evangelical pastor who stirred firestorm this year with his book that questions traditional Christian beliefs about hell is leaving his Michigan megachurch to share his message with a broader audience.

A statement Thursday on the website of Mars Hill church in Grandville, near Grand Rapids, says Rob Bell will discuss the decision Sunday.

Bell's book "Love Wins" questions the traditional Christian belief that a select number of believers will spend eternity in heaven while everyone else is tormented in hell. He has said he wrote the book because the Christian message that God is love seems to have gotten lost.

Mars Hill has grown in 12 years under his leadership. He has made online videos and written other books that have been popular among younger evangelicals.


© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Top Colorado Court Halts Gay Marriages in Boulder

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 18:56 PM

Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal f . . .

Last Crew Member of Enola Gay Dies in Georgia

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 18:54 PM

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and fo . . .

Fresno School Slammed for Hiring White Teacher for Cultural Studies

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 16:25 PM

A flap over whether a white teacher should lead a class on African-American, Latino, and Southeast Asian cultural studie . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved