Because he first served us
Sat Dec 07, 2013
by Kimm Crandall
Resurgence Roundup, 12/6/13
Fri Dec 06, 2013
by Mark Driscoll
God the great and powerful (and warm and wonderful)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
by Marsha Michaelis
The top 5 posts of November
Wed Dec 04, 2013
5 reasons to open your blinds
Tue Dec 03, 2013
by Andrew Lisi
Hell yes? Hell no?
In light of the upcoming documentary Hellbound? and the recent article from Pastor Mark on CNN’s On Faith blog in which he and Frank Schaeffer gave two different takes on hell, we’ve compiled some resources on hell from last spring and summer for you:
by Mark Driscoll
Jesus talks about hell more than does anyone else in all of Scripture. Jesus’ words come in the context of the rest of Scripture, which says that God “desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.” . . . Despite God’s love for and patience with sinners, it is a horrid mistake to dismiss the Bible’s clear teachings on hell.
We outlined a chronology of the debate that’s was swirling amid the release of former pastor Rob Bell’s book, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Has Ever Lived. This includes a lot of in-depth articles.
by Dave Bruskas
When preaching on the weighty topic of heaven and hell, it’s important to thread the needle of being theologically precise, pastorally sincere, and prophetically persuasive.
This PDF goes through the history of hell and how prominent people have viewed it from the early church times to today.
- Hell Under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents Eternal Punishment, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, et al. (Zondervan, 2004)
- Is Hell for Real or Does Everyone Go to Heaven? Christopher W. Morgan, ed. (Zondervan, 2011)
- Erasing Hell: What God Said about Eternity, and the Things We Made Up, Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle. (David C. Cook, 2011)
- Four Views on Hell, William Crockett. (Zondervan, 1996)