Skip to comments.Report: Palin Asked Rick Warren For Advice
Posted on 09/11/2008 10:31:31 AM PDT by Chet 99
September 11, 2008, 1:02 PM
Report: Palin Asked Rick Warren For Advice
Posted by Vaughn Ververs| Comments5
GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin called influential pastor Rick Warren earlier this week to ask for advice on how to handle the criticism that has come her way, The Hill reports.
In a California radio interview, Warren said that Palin had called him to seek help in dealing with the unfair, unjust attacks she said she believes had been launched at her since being tapped as John McCains running mate. Warren recounted the conversation, saying he responded by saying, the question I asked her was 'how can I pray for you?'"
Warren said Palin asked him to send her some bible verses on how do you deal with the unfair, unjust attacks and the mean-spirited criticism that comes in."
Call me next time Sarah .
Strange that he would share the details of their convesation.
Sara should read the Psalms of David
Sounds like a lot of the Psalms written by David might be comforting to her right about now.
Remind me never to bring anything personal or sensitive to the attention of Mr. Warren.
Cue fainting spells and loud gasps from the Left.
In poor taste if you ask me. I don’t recall Billy Graham ever divulging the substance of conversations he’s had with politicians.
This guy has an ego bigger than anyone. He would be the last person I would call.
If true, quite reprehensible on the part of Mr. Warren.
Is this going to be another story to be debunked?
So much for pastoral confidentiality.
I just lost some respect for her.
Somehow I find this hard to believe. Do you think Warren’s fame may have made him a little delusional?
Maybe he dreamed it.
Besides, as a pastor, his interactions with people in the form of counseling should be private and not be publicized.
I have very strong doubts about this story.
My bet is that she didn’t call. The fact that this clown “revealed” the conversation exposes him as someone Sarah wouldn’t tolerate.
Wow. Attacks “she believes” had been launched against her? Like, she’s just imagining the whole thing?
So much for the confidentiality of conversations between you and your pastor. Rick Warren has never seen a TV camera he doesn’t like.
I agree. Warren should have been trained about confidentiality.
Why in the world would a “pastor” divulge the contents of a private conversation with someone seeking guidance??
Someone needs to get this amateur on phone a straighten him out if true.
What an unethical breach of trust!!!!
Hopefully the last time Sarah calls this idiot.
It says: See BS
You are right. I have to admit that after so many years I am still unable to completely break the habit of assuming what I read is true and reacting to it. I had hoped I had finally gotten this under control but maybe not. This story could easily be a fabrication as are seemingly about 80% of the stories swirling around.
Rick, keep your mouth shut...
Frankly, I’m a Christian, and I wouldn’t ask Rick Warren the time of day.
Exactly- it would seem their coversation would be priveleged unless she gave instructions otherwise. If she didn’t, he’s a media clown like the rest.
Well CBS does have a copy of a memo.....
..I don’t believe it
Psalm 46:10 (King James Version)
10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
No, it doesn't.....I get the feeling that Rick Warren is striving to be the Dr. Phil of religion.
She would be better served by seeking the advice of a bible believing follower of the Christ. shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach Adonai
This is beyond poor taste IMO and I'm angry. It's as much a breach of pastor confidentially as a priest and someone in the confessional. Unfortunately she has to learn the hard way that even some of clergy will divulge personal conversations for their own enhancement. I hope Warren's congregation gives him the message that requests for help and prayer from anyone, no matter their status, remain confidential.
Faxed in from Kinkos no doubt.
I know, but if you follow the link - it goes to a CBS website.
Oh ... that’s right ... B.S.
Whoa. That is like Seinfeld’s “Rabbi Glickman,” who is constantly telling what is told to him in confidence to other people, and in the end tells George’s secrets to the viewers on his cable access religious show.
I was thinking the same thing...
Actually, I tend to think that the caller might have been someone other than Mrs. Palin, and that the whole thing is a setup.
No kidding! What happened to confidentiality?
I just emailed Saddleback church and asked if this report is true and when Warren made the comments and on which radio station. I wonder if I'll get a reply. If so, I'll let y'all know.
Make the insults into a joke, smile and then wave. Works every time.
“I just lost some respect for her.”
I would suggest you wait until the story is vetted.
It may not even be true.
Sarah, feel blessed that they are attacking you because of your faith. Jesus said as much.
Besides, Jesus is the ultimate example of someone unjustly attacked and punished,
how can we, as his followers, expect not to be unjustly attacked and punished as well.
Ask yourself, “Is this worse than a dead Jesus?”. Perspective.
[ The World Hates the Disciples ] “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.
1 John 3:13
Do not be surprised, my brothers, if the world hates you.
It works for me!!!
Palin has her own pastor (in Alaska). I doubt she asked Warren for advice. Even though he claims it to be true (in a BS interview), I seriously doubt his claim.
With all the lies out there, I wonder if this is true.
I'm not buying this!
Amen to that! It's like the time Dr. Phil visited Britney Spears during her breakdown and blabbed directly to the press. He should have been kicked out of the American Psychological Association. (Except that the APA is already corrupt... but that's another thread.)
Sara, keep your head up, shoulders straight and keep your eye on the prize. They are never going to love you and as soon as you realize that the better!
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