Does this happen? Undoubtedly. Yet a bit of self-reflection might have Bell's many self-appointed PR managers wondering if they are doing the same. Four fingers pointing back at you and all that.*
What I mean is, it is interesting to read the accusations of mindless, lockstep fandom against some from the eager fandom of another. John Piper has "minions," one of Rob Bell's
Just 'cause you're not "of Cephas" doesn't mean you're not "of Apollos," is what I'm sayin'.
* We should all do this introspection.