Why I Need to Believe in Heaven

Heaven isn’t about escape. It’s about hope.

Dennis Sanders
6 min readMay 22, 2023

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A few weeks ago, I did something that was rather risky, at least for a pastor.

I preached about heaven.

It seems rather radical these days in Mainline Protestant churches to preach about heaven. It can seem rather escapist and a way to not focus on the problems here on earth. But I…

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Dennis Sanders

Middle-aged Midwesterner. I write about religion, politics and culture. Podcast: churchandmain.org newsletter: https://churchandmain.substack.com/