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Former Megachurch Pastor Rob Bell: A Church That Doesn't Support Gay Marriage Is "Irrelevant"

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion

Rob Bell, the widely popular and controversial former megachurch pastor, is now convinced that a church doesn’t support same-sex marriage will "cont...

The Right Way To Fight With Your Partner

OWN | Posted 02.13.2015 | OWN

After more than 20 years of marriage, progressive pastor Rob Bell and his wife, Kristen, have learned quite a few lessons about relationships. One of ...

4 Words That Can Bring You Closer To Your Partner

OWN | Posted 02.12.2015 | OWN

Progressive pastor Rob Bell and his partner of 20 years, Kristen, say they know the secret to having a more joyful and connected marriage. The Zimzum ...

The Feeling To Ignore When You're On An Emotional Roller Coaster

OWN | Posted 12.20.2014 | OWN

When we're feeling stressed, it's easy to spin out of control and let our emotions take over. Is it your ego talking? Is it fear? Progressive pastor ...

LISTEN: Who Is Jesus For Us This Christmas?

Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 12.20.2014 | Religion

Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how religious ideas and spiritual practice inform and shape our personal...

The Only Way To Heal After Someone Has Hurt You

OWN | Posted 12.17.2014 | OWN

Anyone who has suffered a wrong at the hands of someone else -- be it a life-altering betrayal by a trusted person or a critical remark that seems stu...

The Best Way To Handle Your Family Dysfunction

OWN | Posted 12.15.2014 | OWN

For many of us, our most dysfunctional relationships are with the people we love most, our family members. Progressive spiritual leader Rob Bell, bes...

33 Inspiring Quotes on Living the Life You Want From Oprah, Deepak Chopra and More

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Renee Lo Iacono

Here are 33 quotes to inspire us to rise up and step into the life we want from some of the most inspirational people of our time.

Here's What Happened To Rob Bell, The Pastor Who Questioned Hell

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Rob Bell was once the evangelical It Boy, the hipster pastor with the thick-rimmed glasses and the skinny jeans whose best-selling theology was ...

6 Lessons I Learned From Oprah's 'The Life You Want' Tour

Paige Smith | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Paige Smith

I left Oprah's "The Life You Want" tour feeling empowered and excited to author my own story. Here are a few of my takeaways and interpretations from the seminar. May you be as inspired as I was to begin living the life you've imagined for yourself.

Rediscovering My Power at 'Oprah's Life You Want Weekend'

Jenee Darden | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenee Darden

I realize that throughout life's challenges, my power has always been there. While I thought it was low, it was actually building up. Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend reenergized my spirit. I definitely left the arena feeling more empowered.

A View from Row 3 of Oprah's Life You Want Tour

Brooke Warner | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment
Brooke Warner

For me the power of the weekend was the connection. This was about the Life You Really Want.

How To Reboot When You're Stuck In A Rut

OWN | Posted 11.03.2014 | OWN

Have you been stuck in the same lane for longer than you'd like to admit? If your career is on a path to nowhere or your relationship is in a rut, ren...

What To Say When Your Family Doesn't Approve Of Your Fiancé

OWN | Posted 10.31.2014 | OWN

What do you do when you meet your soul mate -- but your family doesn't approve? Shawn, age 40, says she found the love of her life six months ago. She...

4 Ways To Tell If The Voice In Your Head Is Worth Listening To

OWN | Posted 10.08.2014 | OWN

Every so often, an inner voice emerges from the depths and speaks to us with a force we can't help but hear. The voice is always persistent -- but is ...

5 Things I Learned From Oprah's Life You Want Weekend, Part 1

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Oprah Winfrey is on tour with her own version of a rockstar band that includes influential people she calls trailblazers. These trailblazers are: D...

The Bible's Violent God Isn't

Pete Enns | Posted 11.16.2014 | Religion
Pete Enns

There's no escaping the fact that Christians who take the Bible as a God-given dependable, trustworthy, and accurate source of information about God have some thinking to do.

10 Signs You Take The Bible Too Literally

Pete Enns | Posted 11.09.2014 | Religion
Pete Enns

1. You laugh when you read about dinosaur fossils, because you know they are really God's little inside joke to confuse atheists.

Why We Still Need Angels In 2014

Posted 06.02.2014 | OWN

The author of What We Talk About When We Talk About God and "Super Soul Sunday" guest investigates the possibility... By Rob Bell One Sunday mor...

Superstar Author Events -- Discoverability on Steroids

Brooke Warner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Books
Brooke Warner

So here's something exciting in the world of publishing. Oprah is launching a fall tour -- The Life You Want Weekend Tour! -- that features a roster o...

WATCH: Faith Leaders Who Made A Difference This Year

Posted 12.30.2013 | Religion

As the year draws to a close, we look back on the people who worked to make the world a better place by speaking out for justice. Here is Odyssey ...

Rob Bell: People Are More 'Religious' Than They Think

OWN | Posted 11.06.2013 | OWN

Described by TIME Magazine as "one of the most influential Christian leaders in the country," Rob Bell recently sat down with Oprah to explore his lat...

Rob Bell Says Faith And Doubt Go Hand In Hand

OWN | Posted 11.04.2013 | OWN

In Pastor Rob Bell's 2011 book, Love Wins, he pondered questions that are often considered taboo in traditional Christianity: What if heaven is open t...

Rob Bell: 'It's Not Crazy To Acknowledge That There's A God'

OWN | Posted 10.30.2013 | OWN

Considered as one of America’s most influential, progressive -- and controversial -- Christian pastors, Rob Bell joins Oprah this week on "Super Sou...

Rob Bell Answers The Biblical Gay Question

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 08.07.2013 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

After Rob was peppered with questions and challenges regarding his view of culture shift and homosexuality, were his answers sufficiently biblical, or did they simply accomodate the culture?