Archive for the ‘rick warren’ Category

rick warren in a quandry

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

a lot of people are wondering why pastor rick warren, author of the bestseller, ‘a purpose drive life’ has begun to back pedal on his stance regarding california’s proposition 8. town hall has compared his performance to that of the disciple peter. a jump to youtube and a viewing of warren’s interview on ‘larry king live’ will probably clear that up in a few minutes. which will happen on this end once we take the time to google this. although generally speaking, watching larry king live should only be forced upon someone while he is on the treadmill.

a viewpoint can generally be respected even if it it is not accepted by a small minority, if there is consistency in the way it is presented. everchanging viewpoints generally are not.

even before saddleback church broke off from calvary ministries, warren had caught quite a bit of flack from more traditional ministries for his so-called ‘feel good’ church and sermons which don’t necessarily align themselves with a whole lot of biblical dogma/orthodox teaching. so perhaps this just gets tossed into the ever growing pile of rick warren gripes.

john mccain and barack obama with rick warren

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

a fellow blogger was kind enough to post the videos as well as the transcripts here. you can watch the full forum on trevinwax.com. at the moment, it seems like it’s only possible to locate bits and pieces at msnbc and cnn.

obama bombs at rick warren forum

Monday, August 18th, 2008

this is a more dramatic headline that we’ve been seeing in u.s. newspapers. when in fact, obama seemingly held his own in a forum that wasn’t really geared toward his message. needless to say, john mccain ruled the day. rick warren, whose highly influential book, ‘a purpose driven life’ has sold tens of millions worldwide, hosted the event in the o.c. at saddleback church, which i myself have attended in the past.

you can watch the full 2 hour session on the saddleback church website once the site is up again. you can also watch bits and pieces on msbnc, as well as cnn.