Tag Archives: Saddleback

Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren To Host Forum With Obama And Romney

UPDATE: The Obama campaign said today that the president will NOT appear at the Saddleback event. Pastor Rick Warren, whose 2008 inauguration invocation for President Obama caused great anger among progressives, will next month host a forum with the president and Mitt Romney. The forum would be similar to one he hosted four years ago with Obama and then-GOP presidential ...

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Rick Warren’s Money Plea Nets $2.4M

In response to his “desperation” end-of-2009 plea, the mindless pensioners under Rick Warren’s spell dug deep into their piggy banks and forked over $2.4M in under 24 hours. The Rev. Rick Warrren, who campaigned for the passage of California’s antigay Proposition 8, has received $2.4 million in donations after making an end-of-the year plea to parishioners to help fill a ...

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Rick Warren Needs Money!!!

Rick Warren has sent an emergency email to his followers, claiming that unless his Saddleback megachurch gets $900,000 by the end of today, something terrrrrrrible will happen! “Dear Saddleback Family,” begins today’s missive from Warren. “THIS IS AN URGENT LETTER unlike any I’ve written in 30 years. Please read all of it and get back to me in the next ...

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Rick Warren Sends Open Letter To Uganda Denouncing “Kill Gays” Bill

After weeks of media criticism, Rick Warren has at last specifically denounced Uganda’s now-dismantled “kill gays” bill. Previously Warren had said it was not his business to “interfere with sovereign nations,” despite his years-long championing of the bill’s chief proponent, Martin Ssempa. The text of the below video is here. An excerpt: We are all familiar with Edmund Burke’s insight, ...

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Saddlebacking

The results are in.

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Redefining Saddleback

You probably fondly recall Dan Savage’s successful redefinition of former Sen. Rick Santorum’s last name, a legacy that will follow Santorum as long as teh interwebs exists. Now Savage is looking to give Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church the same treatment. Here are Savage’s suggestions; email your vote to him at [email protected] (1) “Logically, if ‘barebacking’ means having butt sex with ...

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Rick Warren Pulls Anti-Gay Message From His Church’s Site

Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church has just scrubbed its site of the above message announcing that unrepentant gays were unwelcome. John Aravosis wonders why: So does Rick Warren now welcome gays, all gays, as members of his church? Or is he simply embarrassed of his views – embarrassed of God’s views, per Warren’s own admission? And if Warren is embarrassed of ...

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