When God Meets Ghandi

Prefer to Listen? Click here for audio! Rob Bell’s former church Mars Hill hosted an art show featuring paintings, poems, and sculptures about peacemaking.  Among the works was one that featured a quote by Mahatma Ghandi.   One of the show’s visitors attached this note to that work: “Reality check: He’s in hell.” (Rob Bell,…

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Who Is God and What Has He Done for Me Lately?

As he stepped out on land, a man of the city who had demons met him. For a long time he had worn no clothes, and he did not live in a house but in the tombs.  (Luke 8: 27) Prefer to listen? Click here for audio. You’ve probably heard it said that when you’re…

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Heaven is Near

As you go, proclaim the good news, “The kingdom of heaven has come near.” Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons.  (Matthew 10:7-8) We are on a mission.  Just like Barnabas, the patron saint of this congregation.  Jesus himself sends his followers into the world to continue what he started.…

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