How To Be Here - An Interview with Rob Bell
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Guest: Rob Bell – Author, Preacher, Podcaster
General Topic: How to Be Here
Catching up with Rob Bell (0:33)
Podcast title inspiration (3:02)
Jesus is captivating and sermons should be too (4:12)
Creating space (6:39)
The diversity of Rob’s audience (9:07)
Sermons are participatory events (13:20)
Preaching as an exchange of energy (14:25)
Preaching vs. Transmission of information (15:10)
You are the medium (16:41)
Being authentic vs. Talking about authenticity (18:10)
How to Be Here (22:52)
Toughest and favorite preaching experiences (26:38)
Orienting life around preaching (30:23)
The value of asking questions (33:43)
Impactful communicators (35:29)
Influential books (37:41)
How to follow Rob (40:06)
Next Episode arrives March 17, 2016!
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