Tag Archives: Rick Warren

Why calling Rick Warren a “General” is significant

What’s in a name? When the name and title of “General” is used in a church leadership context, it’s a rank that ought to be a red flag for you.  After reading this article, I hope it will be in … Continue reading

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“Hope Renewed” in what, exactly?

That is an interesting definition of Hell, but it’s not how the Bible describes Hell.  It’s the worst of all possible suffering, and it is a dreadful reality to those who haven’t believed in the Gospel rightly preached from the … Continue reading

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Rick Warren gets bolder in promoting breath prayer

Several years ago when Rick Warren promoted the pagan mantra technique of Centering Prayer on his Pastor’s Toolbox site, the post was yanked down when concerned Christians became alarmed and spoke up. Perhaps he was dipping a toe in the … Continue reading

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Rick Warren’s Purpose Driven Paradigm awakens once again

In case you thought Rick Warren was fading into the background giving the New Apostolic Reformation the spotlight, think again. While the NAR “apostles” target youth ripe for revival, Warren is back in the saddle targeting pastors around the globe … Continue reading

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Warren resurrects Purpose Driven Conference in U.S. to build “processes and paradigms”

For the first time in almost a decade, Saddleback pastor Rick Warren is bringing his Purpose Driven Conference for pastors and leaders back to the United States. In his official invitation, Warren reminded his leaders: “A pastor’s job is not to impress but to influence.”  But the question is, influence them to do what?

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Guilty by Association or Accessory to Heresy?

I am getting so tired of pastors and authors and those who claim to be born-again teachers of the flock continue to “go anywhere for the cause of the Gospel,” and then either affiliate with heretics or forget to actually … Continue reading

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World Interfaith Harmony Week: A spiritual blending

Whatever happened to that 2007 “A Common Word Between Us” initiative, signed by pastors like Rick Warren Bill Hybels and Leith Anderson of the National Association of Evangelicals?  Remember when hundreds of Christian pastors and Catholic priests signed on to call for interfaith dialogue that would build relations and reshape the Christian and Islam communities? Remember how these Christian leaders also asked for forgiveness of sins committed against Muslims in the Crusades? Remember?

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Africa to go Purpose Driven this year?

A year ago I reported a plan by Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren to change the world, or at least a continent: Africa. He started by  inviting key pastors for what he calls an All-Africa Purpose Driven Church Leadership Conference.” It’s … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to all 82 Willow Creek Association Churches in Wisconsin

An Appleton, Wisconsin pastor has given us permission to share a letter he wrote to churches across the state with a WCA (Willow Creek Association) affiliation. (To find out which churches in your area are affiliated with WCA, click here.) … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to all 82 Willow Creek Association Churches in Wisconsin

An Appleton, Wisconsin pastor has given us permission to share a letter he wrote to churches across the state with a WCA (Willow Creek Association) affiliation. (To find out which churches in your area are affiliated with WCA, click here.) … Continue reading

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