Rob Bell Calls Evangelical Church Culture ‘Freak Show,’ Says Electing Trump Exposed Their Real Values


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Pastor Rob Bell, the controversial former megachurch leader, has admitted in a new interview that he never felt comfortable in an evangelical environment, and accused evangelicals of showing their real values by largely supporting President Donald Trump.

“Even when I was a pastor in a local church, that seemed like a strange freak-show,” he said.

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The former leader of Mars Hill Bible Church in Michigan, before attracting controversy for supporting same-sex marriage and for his 2011 book Love Wins, which challenged Christian beliefs on Hell, told The Church Times in an interview published on Thursday that the label of “heretic” has become somewhat of a badge of honor for him.

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