Tag Archive for Rick Warren

Shout the Good News! Rick Warren’s Conversion

When accessing the political apologetics of evangelicals, it is tempting to deal with them on their own terms and question whether their contrition is perfect and sincere enough to remove the stain that their sins have placed on their souls. In Christian terms, forgiveness for sin requires a deep and sincere change of heart accompanied…

Rick Warren says he’s not Anti-Gay Marriage. Really?

Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren was a guest on the Larry King Show on CNN last night and said he’s not the anti-gay marriage advocate so many people claim he is.  See the You Tube video of last night’s show above. Here’s a transcript of his comments: Warren: “You know Larry, there was a story…

Warren’s Prayer

An excerpt: “It all exists for your glory; the Lord is one. And You are the compassionate and merciful one. And You are loving to everyone has made. Today, we rejoice not only in America’s peaceful transfer of power; we celebrate a hinge point of history with the inauguration of the first African American president…

Why I Hope

“Marriage isn’t a special right. Marriage is a civil right.” – Robin Tyler, one of the plaintiffs in the Prop H8 lawsuit currently before the California Supreme Court Yesterday, something amazing occurred. On a beautiful and sunny Sunday in Southern California, people came to speak up, speak out, come out, and make a difference. And…

Saddlebacking is the New Santorum

Columnist Dan Savage, who pens the very funny “Savage Love” column that can be read locally in the OC Weekly, is more than a sex advice columnist.  He’s a political activist and frequents Bill Mahers “Real Time” program on a regular basis. A few years ago, in response to former PA-senator Rick Santorum’s comments about…

Bigotry We Won’t Believe In

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this doozy of a Rec List diary at Daily Kos. Apparently, there’s plenty that Rick Warren hasn’t been honest about. His AIDS programs in Africa have forsaken the effective measures taken to actually reduce transmissions of the virus, and instead have resulted in more infections. His support…

REMINDER: Saddleback Church Protest This Sunday!

Hey, everyone. I just wanted to remind you that our protest at Saddleback Church is this Sunday. We’ll start at 10:00 AM, and everyone will be going directly to the church. Fortunately, President-Elect Obama has been somewhat responsive to the outcry over Rick Warren giving the opening prayer at his inauguration. Unfortunately, Warren will still…