PURPOSE DRIVEN, SEEKER SENSITIVE, MARKET-DRIVEN

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.  Matthew 7:15

Rick Warren
is the founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church, an evangelical megachurch located in Lake Forest, California, currently the eighth-largest church in the United States. His book, The Purpose Driven Church, spawned a series of conferences on Christian ministry and evangelism. He is perhaps best known for the subsequent devotional, The Purpose Driven Life, which has sold over 30 million copies.

Church of the Tares is a must-watch video that represents extensive research on the teachings, activities and partnerships of Rick Warren -- here

RESOURCES
A True Church by Matt Slick
Be skeptical of Dr. Oz's remedies and Rick Warren's "plans" by Marsha West
The Deceptive Joining of Christianity and Islam by Jim Allen
Feel the Love Tonight? Rick Warren, Elton John Hold Hands, Joke About Kissing Before AIDS Panel--Christian News Network
Global Peace Forum at Saddleback with Rick Warren and Tony Blair raises serious questions about Global Peace Plan--Lighthouse Trails
Pseudo Mission: Rick Warren's 3-legged Church by Sarah Leslie
Purpose-Driven Churches by Berit Kjos
Purpose Driven dismantling of Christianity Part 1  Part 2  Part 3 by Marsha West
Purpose-Driven "No Matter What It Costs" by Tamara Hartzell
Rick Warren and 21st century ideological reeducation | A case study
Rick Warren and Joel Osteen Acquiescence to Oprah by Marsha West
Rick Warren Endorsing Catholics Come Home by Ken Silva
Rick Warren's new book "Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life" awash with doctrines of demons by Marsha West
Rick Warren Fears God's Disapproval Yet Addresses My "Islamic Brother" by Ken Silva
Rick Warren Introduces the "Devil Plan" by Marsha West
Rick Warren Preaching Heresy at Hillsong 2015 Conference by Jeff Maples
Rick Warren to Emcee Catholic Mystic, Roma Downey's, Hollywood Award Ceremony by Jeff Maples
Rick Warren's P.E.A.C.E Plan and UN Millennium Goals by Berit Kjos
Saddleback Church raising $71 million for its largest expansion yet--Berean Research
Seeker-Friendly Movement is the New Liberalism by Ken Silva
Spirit-Led or Purpose-Driven? by Berit Kjos
What do Rick Warren, Russell Moore, Muslims, Mormons and the Pope have in common?--Berean Research

CONCERNS (Source)

Man-Centered Methods of Rick Warren Al La Robert Schuller

Cited as giving birth to the Emergent Church Movement.

A strong advocate of contemplative prayer, and encourages pastors to use Centering and Breath Prayers.

Signed on to "
A Common Word Between Us" that seeks common ground between Muslims and Christians.

Gave the invocation at the presidential inauguration in January 2009, praying to Isa of the Qur'an along with Jesus.

New Age proponent
Leonard Sweet, who calls himself an emergent church leader, trained many of Warren's church leaders and pastors at the 2008 Saddleback Small Groups Conference.

Uses
The Message paraphrase of the Bible for much of his writings.

Promoted on the "speakers corner" of the Islamic Society of North America, an arm of the
Muslim Brotherhood and a financier of the Hamas terror organization.

Supports the work of
Tony Blair and his global spiritualization movement.

Supports the "Catholics Come Home" campaign.

In spite of photo evidence, denied his involvement in King's Way, a bridge-building movement with Muslims at Saddleback.

Creator of the controversial
P.E.A.C.E. Plan

As part of the P.E.A.C.E. plan, his top missions pastor was photographed teaching that Muslims don't have to convert to Christianity to be saved.

Creator of Daniel Plan, a church diet initiative, with Dr. Oz.

Promoter of the problematic The Bible,
Son of God and A.D. miniseries and packaged church sermons.

Gathered with the Pope at the Vatican with Russell Moore, Muslims, Mormons to promote unity around family issues.

"Nothing but impressed…by this new pope" of the Church of Rome

Appeared on Oprah's Life Class, accepting Oprah as a spiritual teacher


Views  expressed by individual authors and/or sources don't necessarily
reflect those of Marsha West


                                                 
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