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By Paul McGuire
 
Are there any Jewish Rick Warrens?
That"s not a fair question.
 
by Stephen Weir
Reasons For This Paper As manager of a conservative evangelical Christian literature service I am being asked with increasing frequency by concerned customers for information about Rick Warren"s best-seller of over 20 million copies, "The Purpose-Driven Life"  (Zondervan, 2002). There are also believers personally known to me asking for similar information. Many good papers have already been written, to which this is intended to be a useful supplement. Because so many believers and churches are being affected, and because PDL contains so much harmful, dangerous false teaching, I have sought the Lord"s help to set out clearly and systematically, in a single paper, the basic objections and dangers I have found in this book. Read more ...
 
By Suzanne Sataline
 
Syrian Arab News Agency
American Protestant Pastor Rick Warren on Monday said there was no peace in the region without Syria, noting that 80 percent of the American people rejected what the US Administration is doing in Iraq and considered the US policy in the Mideast as wrong.
 
By Merv Tucker
Rick Warren is the pastor of Saddleback Church in California , and the writer of The Purpose Driven ‚ ® Church and The Purpose Driven ‚ ® Life series of best selling books. With The Purpose Driven ‚ ® Church Rick Warren targeted pastors and church leaders, now with the release of The Purpose Driven ‚ ® Life ; he turns his attention to laypeople. Since its release in 2002, literally thousands of churches have either used or are using this book in a campaign called '40 Days of Purpose'.
 
Robert Shuller's protege, Bill Hybels of Willow Creek Church, has imitated his mentor Shuller by having a Moslem cleric preaching to Christians from his pulpit in the aftermath of September 11th Islamic attack in which moslems murdered 3,000 people on American soil.Read more ...
 
June 15, 2009
Seismic Shock This week the Jerusalem Post identifies three of the most prominent evangelical critics of Israel as Jimmy Carter, Stephen Sizer and Brian McLaren. Whilst Carter is world famous, and I have discussed Sizer at length on this blog, Brian McLaren is less well-known. Read more ...
 
Pastor Chuck Smith ‚  Issues Recall Notice on Book, Discontinues Purpose Driven Materials June 16, 2006 - Costa Mesa, CA: Last week at Calvary Chapel's annual pastor's conference, founder and Senior Pastor Chuck Smith announced that Calvary Chapel was rejecting various movements and practices that have been taking place within the Christian church at large as well as in some Calvary Chapel churches. According to a number of pastors who spoke with Lighthouse Trails this week, Smith asked that those Calvary Chapel pastors who were going in the direction of the emerging church would no longer call themselves Calvary Chapel churches. Read more ...
 
"Our goal has been to put people together who normally won't even speak to each other. We do not expect all participants in the Summit discussion to agree with all of our Evangelical beliefs. However, the HIV/AIDS pandemic cannot be fought by Evangelicals alone. It will take the cooperation of all " “ government, business, NGOs and the church. That is the purpose of this Summit " “ to marshal the policy of the government; the finances of business; the expertise of the health organizations; and the compassion, volunteerism and reach of the church in order to care for the sick and save lives."  [Statement by Saddleback Valley Community Church Regarding Senator Barack Obama as One of Nearly 60 Featured Speakers at the Second Annual Global Summit on AIDS and the Church, Contact: Larry Ross. ]
 
Creating situations that provoke psychological, emotional or sensual reactions in people is a form of behavior modification. This can come through marketing, education and training, or group processes. Triggering reactions in people, particularly if they are unaware of the subtleties, is an attempt to change values, beliefs, attitudes, opinions or actions.
 
Posted by Don Veinot
When I returned from the ISCA Conference and checked my email on Monday the one from Brooks Alexander with the Spiritual Counterfeits Project caught my immediate attention:
 
In what appears to be a sweeping phenomenon, Christian leaders are embracing practices and a new spirituality that borrows from Eastern mysticism and New Age philosophy. The changes are taking place worldwide and involve many of the most popular evangelical leaders including Rick Warren, Brian McLaren, Richard Foster, Tony Campolo, and Eugene Peterson.Read more ...
 
Rick Warren, author of the best selling book " ˜The Purpose Driven Life" and leader of the Saddleback mega church in California has launched a global PEACE plan which aims to enlist " ˜one billion foot soldiers for the Kingdom of God". In a talk given to 30,000 people in Anaheim, USA he announced his plan which " ˜will permanently change the face of international missions to take on these five "global giants"  for which the church can become the ultimate distribution and change agent to overcome Spiritual Emptiness, Self-serving Leadership, Poverty, Disease and ignorance (or illiteracy). This is the most important series of messages we've ever taught in 23 years here at Saddleback church. We believe it is part of the beginning of a Spiritual Awakening, a Global Movement, a New Reformation. The First Reformation returned us to the message of the original church. It was a reformation of doctrine - what the church BELIEVES. This Second Reformation will return us to the mission of the original church. It will be a reformation of purpose- what the church DOES in the world." 
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If any one should be prepared by their faith, their worldview, their belief in Scripture and their gift of Holy Spirit discernment to see through the deception of the global warming alarmists, it is the Christian.
 
After behaving like an apologist for Rick Warren & Purpose Driven, defending and explaining even Rick Warren's invitation to partial birth abortion ‚  arch advocate Barak Obama to his pulpit in ‚  Mr. Warren's Saddleback church, Richard Abanes seems caught in a quagmire of his own design. ‚  In a series of circulated emails, Richard Abanes (of that church) has selectively posted half the emails exchanged in this regard on his web site (with-holding the other half), ‚  apparently in an effort to distance himself from Warren and his own comments in ‚  support of Warren.
 
Warren wants $900,000 by Jan. 1, says church facing budget crisis The Associated Press
updated 4:24 a.m. PT, Thurs., Dec . 31, 2009 Let us pray that this is the commencement of God's judgment on the "Purpose Driven Lie" that has been used so mightily of Satan to mislead and deceive so many naive, biblically ignorant, and undiscerning Christians. James Jacob PraschRead more ...
 
by Joseph Farah
WASHINGTON " “ Rick Warren, the superstar mega-church pastor and bestselling author of ''The Purpose Driven Life,'' had a Damascus Road experience last week " “ and like Saul of Tarsus, one of the after-effects appears to be blindness.
 
Mega-pastor Rick Warren is being challenged by other Christian leaders for not disciplining a prominent member of his California Saddleback Church flock for being one of the world's leading pornographers.
 
View the video of Rick Warren preaching a social gospel to non-believers.
 
September 2005
 
According to the Family Research Council, a new Barna poll shows that the "born again," whatever that might mean this week, now overwhelmingly support Hillary (20% of the "born again" vote) and Obama (18%).
 
Tony Blair Faith Foundation
 
These 3 paragraphs are in the exact order as spoken by Rick Warren. Paragraph 2 is the key paragraph.
 
Megachurch pastor Rick Warren attended a large Reform Jewish gathering last week to share tips on how to build a community.
 
Jim Brown - OneNewsNow - 4/8/2009 7:00:00 AM
 
In a recent article published in his "Ministry Toolbox," Rick Warren, pastor of a large Southern Baptist church in southern California, gave the following rules for church music:
 
By Eric Barger
www.ericbarger.com It shouldn't shock us but this Sunday (June 21) the Indianapolis Star will run a feature story reporting that Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven Life and Pastor of Saddleback Church in southern. California) is going to be a featured speaker at the annual convention of The Islamic Society of North America, July 3-6 in Washington, DC. Warren's picture currently appears on the groups website. (Click here for story.) I do wonder what sort of Purpose Driven church, er, ah, make that "mosque growth" tips Warren will share with the conference participants? Is peace at any cost worth it Rick? Read more ...
 
Why do John Piper and Mark Driscoll endorse the wicked ministry of this dangerous deceiver?
 
Rick Warren has joined anti Israel activist Colin Chapman, heretical Emergent church guru Brian Maclaren, apostate positive thinking church marketing demagogue of the now bankrupt Chrystal Cathedral Robert Shuller, and Korean advocate of a hybred of Christinity and mystical Buddhism Yongee Cho as a signatory of the Yale Chrislam document identifying YHWH the God of Israel and the Judeo Christian scriptures with the ancient Nabaten moon god allah of Islam.Read more ...
 
Who are you going to believe " “ Rick Warren or your own eyes?
 
by Bob Burney
If you are older than 40 the name Benjamin Spock is more than familiar. It was Spock that told an entire generation of parents to take it easy, don"t discipline your children and allow them to express themselves. Discipline, he told us, would warp a child"s fragile ego. Millions followed the guru of child development and he remained unchallenged among child rearing professionals. However, before his death Dr. Spock made an amazing discovery: he was wrong. In fact, he said:
 
Jacob Prasch
Please click here to view or download Shibboleth Part 4 Unholy Glue-.
 
Moriel and Jacob Prasch solidly support the position recently published by Chuck Smith, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, (Santa Anna) California distancing Calvary Chapel from the Emergent Church Movement which is in essence a hyper-ecumenical combination of Post Modernism and religious mysticism that rejects the propositional truth upon which the biblical Gospel is predicated.Read more ...
 
California mega-church pastor Rick Warren, author of the best-selling "Purpose-Driven Life," reportedly told a Syrian-controlled news agency the U.S. should have been holding dialogues with Damascus; Syrian Muslims and Christians co-exist peacefully; and the Syrian leadership is responsible for the nation's tolerance and stability. That's according to the news agency SANA, which has issued a number of reports this week as Warren visits Syria and meets various leaders and officials, much to the dismay of many in the U.S.Read more ...
 
"For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe."  (1Corinthians 1:21)
 
Click to read or download this book detailing information behind the workings of the Purpose Driven movement which every Christian should be aware of.
 
Donald (Roddy) Clyde, 48, a 13-year pastor at The Fellowship at Forest Creek in Round Rock, TX (after successfully having its name changed), was arrested after it was discovered he stole a minimum of a half million dollars from the church.
 
Pastors in Uganda recently chided evangelical pastor Rick Warren after he urged them to speak out against the country's Anti-Homosexuality bill. Mon, Dec. 21, 2009 Posted: 03:15 PM EDT
Lillian Kwon
Christian Post Reporter Pastors in Uganda recently chided evangelical pastor Rick Warren after he urged them to speak out against the country's Anti-Homosexuality bill.Read more ...
 
By Paul Proctor
This is a first, my friends. Mark it on your calendar. Until now, no mainstream news organization has dared call into question the "People's Pastor" and his Purpose Driven Life.
 
By David Van Biema
Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda, is not known for hugging pastors. Catholic and Protestant clergy have been convicted in connection with the genocide in his country in 1994, and Kagame has repeatedly stated his disdain for religious organizations. Thus a buzz went up in Kigali's Amahoro Stadium last month when Kagame allowed Rick Warren, pastor of the Saddleback megachurch in Lake Forest, Calif., and author of the best-selling The Purpose-Driven Life, to throw an arm over his shoulders and "pray for the President."
 
by Lighthouse Trails Research Project
 
Nov 24, 2008
 
America's new superstar pastor wants to rebrand evangelical Christianity. He's got the management genius to do it. Here's where he's leading his troops. By Marc Gunther
After Hurricane Katrina hit, Rick Warren was one busy pastor. He traveled to Houston to preach to 8,000 evacuees in the Astrodome, standing in a skybox next to Oprah Winfrey. He went on the Larry King show to explain how churches were stepping in to do relief work. He lobbied his friends in the White House to release disaster-aid money to religious groups. And in case anybody missed his post-hurricane tour, his publicist issued a press release when it was done. Read more ...