Home Christian News The New Yorker’s Short Docu on Rob Bell’s Spirituality Reveals a Trajectory...

The New Yorker’s Short Docu on Rob Bell’s Spirituality Reveals a Trajectory Away From Church as We Know It

Rob Bell

A short new documentary produced by The New Yorker examines the evolving faith of Rob Bell, founder of the megachurch Mars Hill and once-trusted voice in the evangelical world.

The 14-minute video gives a brief history of Bell’s groundswell rise in the evangelical world, touches on the moments of controversy sparked by his outside-the-box preaching and writing, and gives insight into his current goings-on as an “author and preacher-at-large” since moving from Michigan to California.

While Bell has left a bitter taste in many an evangelical church-goer’s mouth, according to The New Yorker to his new following Bell is “a reassuring figure: proof that it’s possible to challenge certain articles of faith without leaving behind faith itself.”

In the video, Bell says of his paradigm shift, “I have a more expanded view of church,” and, “The idea that one hour on a Sunday is church is completely ridiculous.”

Previous articleLiberty University to Construct Shooting Range Facility for Students
Next articleWhy Didn’t God Send Jesus Right After Adam and Eve Sinned?
Megan Briggs is a writer and editor for churchleaders.com. Her experience in ministry, an extensive amount of which was garnered overseas, gives her a unique perspective on the global church. She has the longsuffering and altruistic nature of foreign friends and missionaries to humbly thank for this experience. Megan is passionate about seeking and proclaiming the truth. When she’s not writing, Megan likes to explore God’s magnificent creation.