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

Paige Smith | Posted 11.24.2014 | 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 11.21.2014 | 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 11.12.2014 | 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?

Rob Bell Comes Out for Marriage Equality

Greg Carey | Posted 05.17.2013 | Religion
Greg Carey

Bell's interview marks the first time that he has openly supported marriage equality and perhaps the first time he has definitively separated himself from politically conservative evangelicalism.

Love Is Not God, but Thankfully, Neither Is Mark Driscoll

Kevin Miller | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Kevin Miller

God is love, but love is not God. Oft-vilified Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle has been riding this pony for a while now.

An Invitation To Rob Bell

Greg Carey | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Greg Carey

Bell doesn't have to call himself a liberal or anything else, short of lover of Jesus. But it might be wise to reach out in a new way to people who have been his partners even before he preached his first sermon.

Will Evangelicalism Last?

Tim Suttle | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Tim Suttle

Whatever the subject, there's more uncomfortable tension in the evangelical family than a Sacha Baron Cohen movie. This has many evangelicals wondering if we have a future together at all.

Anna Almendrala

Rob Bell Is Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.26.2012 | Religion

After its release in 2011, Rob Bell's book "Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, And The Fate Of Every Person Who Ever Lived" made huge waves in the ...

Pastor Fired For Doubting Hell Now Believes In Hell Again

John Shore | Posted 09.22.2012 | Religion
John Shore

Chad has eliminated all online traces possible of his former self. I would be surprised if he hasn't already signed to write at least one book with a Christian publisher in the evergreen "He was lost to the sin of sexual addiction, but now he's found genre.

WATCH: 'Hellbound?' Questions Fiery Faith

Derek Flood | Posted 09.11.2012 | Religion
Derek Flood

Unlike so many other Christian films, Hellbound? is neither sentimental nor sensationalist. The word that comes to mind instead is depth.

Hello, Rob Bell - The Interview

Skye Jethani | Posted 05.01.2012 | Religion
Skye Jethani

"Let the Spirit do what the Spirit will. And while you're at it, relinquish the need to label everything "Christian" or "not Christian." Be a Christian. People can figure the rest out. It's a noun, after all.

Christians Should Be More Than "Gay Okay"

Christian Piatt | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Christian Piatt

To say that something like sexual orientation, race, economic status, gender are not issues to us is to speak from a position of privilege.