July 5, 2015: Pulpit & Pen: Rick Warren Preaching Heresy at Hillsong 2015 Conference At the Hillsong 2015 Conference in Sydney, Australia, where Rick Warren shared a stage with other heretics such as Joseph Prince, Warren teaches that he receives extra-biblical revelations through subconscious dreams.
May 14, 2015: NRB: Rick Warren'sThe Daniel PlanNamed Christian Book of the Year The highest honor of Christian Book of the Year™ went toThe Daniel Planby Pastor Rick Warren (with Daniel Amen M.D., and Mark Hyman M.D.). TheNew York Timesbestseller – with a strong and regular presence on the ECPA Bestseller list – is described as “creating a health plan” that adds faith, focus, and community to the usual “food and exercise” approach to weight loss and health. The plan is credited for helping 15,000 of Warren's church members lose 250,000 pounds in the first year.
Apr 25, 2015: Salon: Why do we let New Atheists and religious zealots dominate the conversation about religion? “New Atheists,” such as Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins, and religious TV personalities like Pastor Rick Warren and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach like their conversations tidy. They are big fans of pithy, aphoristic wisdom, and are united in their contempt for those who can’t fit their thoughts about God onto a book jacket. After years of debating each other in person and in print, they have developed the glib instincts and interdependence of perfect comic foils, and a telling habit of inadvertently making each other’s cases.
May 15, 2014: Faith Forward: Christianity Must Lose Its Dualism (What Rick Warren Could Learn from Rob Bell) Bell’s progressive Christian perspective is, of course, nothing new, but he is the first mega-church pastor (as far as I know), educated in and emerging from an evangelical exclusive and dualistic tradition and having grown beyond that tradition, who has had the courage to publicly proclaim a more inclusive, holistic vision.
May 9, 2014: Apprising Ministries: Rick Warren endorsing Catholics Come Home I also happen to be a pastor within the Southern Baptist Convention, for now, just as is Purpose Driven Pope Rick Warren. Should the Lord sustain me, I have every intention of doing all I can to help arouse God’s soldiers into fighting this onslaught of Roman Catholicism and to expose these apostates wherever I may find them.
Mar 24, 2014: Political Research Associates: Only Fools Believe? Pastor Rick Warren and Global Homophobia The recent passage of highly punitive anti-LGBTQ legislation in Nigeria, Uganda, and Russia has brought renewed media scrutiny to certain conservative American evangelicals known for campaigning against homosexuality abroad. Pastors Scott Lively and Rick Warren – in particular – have been called out for creating the conditions that led to Uganda’s infamous Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Rick Warren is the founding pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., one of America's largest and most influential churches. Rick is author of the New York Times bestseller The Purpose Driven Life. His book, The Purpose Driven Church, was named one of the 100 Christian books that changed the 20th century. He is also founder of Pastors.com, a global Internet community for pastors.