"Suffering, it turns out, demands profound imagination. A new future has to be conjured up because the old future isn't there anymore."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Rob Bell on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Rob Bell on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Rob Bell on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Rob Bell on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Rob Bell on Sun Tzu
"The historical orthodox Christian faith is extremely wide and diverse."
"Well, I affirm orthodox Christian faith. I affirm the Nicene Creed. I don't think I'm doing anything terribly new."
"My parents were both very intellectually honest, straightforward, and for them, faith meant that you were fully engaged."
"The myth of redemptive violence - Caesar, peace, and victory - is in people's bones so deeply, we aren't even aware of it. You crush the opposition that's how we bring peace."
"As a pastor, you get invited into the most poignant moments of people's lives. Whether it's a wedding or a funeral or a hospital visit, you get invited into the center of the event, whether or not you know the people."