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Bell aims to restore true meaning of ‘evangelical’

Rob Bell likens his sermons to performance art, or stand-up comedy. Rob Bell likens his sermons to performance art, or stand-up comedy. (Jim Frost)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / September 27, 2009

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Rob Bell is one of the hottest names in contemporary evangelical life. He is the founding pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., but is better known for his books, and especially, for his road show, which combines preaching with performance art. He is much talk about among folks trying to discern what’s next for American evangelicalism. ... (Full article: 993 words)

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