Sarah Pulliam Bailey is a national correspondent for RNS, covering how faith intersects with politics, culture and other news. She previously served as online editor for Christianity Today where she remains an editor-at-large.
(RNS) "In that backroom or whatever it is when God confronts me with my sins, I do not believe any of the kills I had during the war will be among them," legendary sniper Chris Kyle wrote in his 2012 autobiography. "Everyone I shot was evil. I had good cause on every shot."
(RNS) Exchanging his evangelical bona fides for the blessing of Oprah may yet prove -- for some -- to be Rob Bell's most unforgivable sin. Which is not to say that he cares very much what anyone says these days.