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At best it is mere speculation. It was still fun, but not as fun. He has been dislodged from its center. But such love is to augment the need to proclaim a gospel of repentance which calls for conversion according to Jesus. If you think yourself a Evis than I challange you to consider the idea of velvet elvis rob bell the faith with Rob Bell.


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I’m a younger ‘hip’ Christian who is tired velvet elvis rob bell all the ‘new thinking’ being just another ‘movement’ that will be discredited as soon as the next generation ’emerges’. We learn and grow, and the world around us shifts, and the Christian faith is alive only eob it is listening, morphing, innovating, letting go of whatever has gotten in the way of Jesus and embracing whatever will help us be more and more the people God wants us to be.

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It means trying to be just like him; to follow his way of life just as any rabbi’s disciples did in the time that Jesus lived.