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Report: Palin Asked Rick Warren For Advice
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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 McCain’s 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."


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008veep; mccainpalin; palin; pastor; rickwarren; saddleback
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1 posted on 09/11/2008 10:31:31 AM PDT by Chet 99
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To: Chet 99

Call me next time Sarah .


2 posted on 09/11/2008 10:33:43 AM PDT by lionheart 247365 (( S.P.E.C.I A.L.= ,,,,,,,, Sarah Palin's Executive Credentials Intimidate Angry Liberals ))
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To: Chet 99

Strange that he would share the details of their convesation.


3 posted on 09/11/2008 10:34:28 AM PDT by Rumierules
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To: Rumierules

Sara should read the Psalms of David


4 posted on 09/11/2008 10:36:14 AM PDT by AmericaUnite
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To: Chet 99

Sounds like a lot of the Psalms written by David might be comforting to her right about now.

}:-)4


5 posted on 09/11/2008 10:36:21 AM PDT by Moose4 (http://moosedroppings.wordpress.com -- Because 20 million self-important blogs just aren't enough.)
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To: Chet 99

Remind me never to bring anything personal or sensitive to the attention of Mr. Warren.


6 posted on 09/11/2008 10:36:59 AM PDT by scory
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To: Chet 99

Cue fainting spells and loud gasps from the Left.


7 posted on 09/11/2008 10:37:04 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Rumierules

In poor taste if you ask me. I don’t recall Billy Graham ever divulging the substance of conversations he’s had with politicians.


8 posted on 09/11/2008 10:37:18 AM PDT by Chet 99 (http://www.mccainpalinvictory2008.com/)
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To: Chet 99
Doesn't pass the smell test.

Sarah grew up in a strong Christian family and strong Bible-based church and has a mature walk with the Lord.

Given that, she would be well familiar with tons of verses David states in the Psalms regarding God's strenght against our enemies, Jesus' words, the Apostles' words all stating how God is with us and to expect the enemies' lies.

I suspect either someone on the good side is trying to jump in on the 'I helped the Phenom', or, trying to make her look weak.
9 posted on 09/11/2008 10:37:34 AM PDT by time4good
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To: Rumierules
Strange that he would share the details of their convesation.

This guy has an ego bigger than anyone. He would be the last person I would call.

10 posted on 09/11/2008 10:38:19 AM PDT by Digger (If RINO is your selection, then failure is your election)
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To: Chet 99

If true, quite reprehensible on the part of Mr. Warren.


11 posted on 09/11/2008 10:38:54 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Wag more; bark less.)
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To: Chet 99

Is this going to be another story to be debunked?


12 posted on 09/11/2008 10:39:12 AM PDT by frogjerk (MSM: We will not question Obama bin Biden...)
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To: Rumierules

So much for pastoral confidentiality.


13 posted on 09/11/2008 10:39:19 AM PDT by Mr. Brightside
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To: Chet 99

I just lost some respect for her.


14 posted on 09/11/2008 10:39:19 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Conceal carry - Don't leave home without it.)
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To: Chet 99
No confidentiality among the Left. This has happened before, where a person seeks guidance from a religious leader, only to have that person tell. I don't recall the specifics, maybe I'll find something on the net.

-PJ

15 posted on 09/11/2008 10:39:19 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (You can never over-estimate the Democrats' ability to overplay their hand.)
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To: scory

amen.


16 posted on 09/11/2008 10:39:27 AM PDT by linn37 (Hail Me, Obama or be cast into the fiery pits of eternal damnation!")
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To: Chet 99

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.


17 posted on 09/11/2008 10:39:40 AM PDT by bethtopaz (Check out Obamafraud: http://wewillnotbesilenced2008.com/video/index.htm)
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To: Chet 99

My bet is that she didn’t call. The fact that this clown “revealed” the conversation exposes him as someone Sarah wouldn’t tolerate.


18 posted on 09/11/2008 10:40:00 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Chet 99

Wow. Attacks “she believes” had been launched against her? Like, she’s just imagining the whole thing?


19 posted on 09/11/2008 10:40:00 AM PDT by Temple Drake (quem timebo?)
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To: lionheart 247365

So much for the confidentiality of conversations between you and your pastor. Rick Warren has never seen a TV camera he doesn’t like.


20 posted on 09/11/2008 10:40:42 AM PDT by resistance (abandon all hope and reason, become a democra)
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To: time4good
Doesn't pass the smell test.

I agree. Warren should have been trained about confidentiality.

21 posted on 09/11/2008 10:40:43 AM PDT by mlocher (america is a sovereign state)
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To: time4good

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.


22 posted on 09/11/2008 10:40:56 AM PDT by Alvin Poon
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To: bethtopaz

It says: See BS


23 posted on 09/11/2008 10:41:00 AM PDT by Cowgirl
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To: time4good

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.


24 posted on 09/11/2008 10:41:00 AM PDT by scory
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To: Chet 99

Rick, keep your mouth shut...


25 posted on 09/11/2008 10:41:15 AM PDT by bahblahbah (http://explorations.chasrmartin.com/2008/09/06/palin-rumors/)
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To: Chet 99

Frankly, I’m a Christian, and I wouldn’t ask Rick Warren the time of day.


26 posted on 09/11/2008 10:41:19 AM PDT by Paperdoll (Duncan Hunter for Secretary of Defense!)
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To: Rumierules

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.


27 posted on 09/11/2008 10:41:46 AM PDT by midnightson (Mama-the ultimate prognosticator- said there'd be days like this.)
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To: frogjerk
Is this going to be another story to be debunked?

Well CBS does have a copy of a memo.....

28 posted on 09/11/2008 10:42:07 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: scory
If true, it tells me Rick has an unhealthy need for attention...
29 posted on 09/11/2008 10:42:13 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: Chet 99

..I don’t believe it


30 posted on 09/11/2008 10:42:35 AM PDT by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: Chet 99

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.


31 posted on 09/11/2008 10:42:36 AM PDT by rlferny
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To: time4good
Doesn't pass the smell test.

No, it doesn't.....I get the feeling that Rick Warren is striving to be the Dr. Phil of religion.

32 posted on 09/11/2008 10:43:06 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (...forward this to your 10 very best friends....)
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To: Chet 99
In a California radio interview, Warren said that Palin had called him to seek help in dealing with the “unfair, unjust” attacks

She would be better served by seeking the advice of a bible believing follower of the Christ.
shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach Adonai
33 posted on 09/11/2008 10:43:12 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 78:35 And they remembered that God was their ROCK, And the Most High God their Redeemer.)
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To: Chet 99
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 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.

34 posted on 09/11/2008 10:44:02 AM PDT by CedarDave (Sign at Albuquerque rally: "Sarah, you had us at 'Hello'")
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To: Always Right
Well CBS does have a copy of a memo.....

Faxed in from Kinkos no doubt.

35 posted on 09/11/2008 10:44:15 AM PDT by dfwgator ( Go OSU, beat USC!)
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To: Cowgirl

I know, but if you follow the link - it goes to a CBS website.

Oh ... that’s right ... B.S.


36 posted on 09/11/2008 10:45:09 AM PDT by bethtopaz (Check out Obamafraud: http://wewillnotbesilenced2008.com/video/index.htm)
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To: Chet 99

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.


37 posted on 09/11/2008 10:46:35 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

I was thinking the same thing...


38 posted on 09/11/2008 10:47:54 AM PDT by murphE (I refuse to choose evil, even if it is the lesser of two)
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To: Chet 99

Actually, I tend to think that the caller might have been someone other than Mrs. Palin, and that the whole thing is a setup.


39 posted on 09/11/2008 10:48:09 AM PDT by MainFrame65 (The US Senate: World's greatest PREVARICATIVE body!.)
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To: Rumierules; Chet 99
Strange that he would share the details of their convesation.

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.

40 posted on 09/11/2008 10:49:18 AM PDT by Jen (Read my lipstick! VOTE McCain-Palin 2008)
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To: Chet 99

Make the insults into a joke, smile and then wave. Works every time.


41 posted on 09/11/2008 10:49:27 AM PDT by Tarpon (Three things matter when selecting a President - character, character and character.)
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To: Sig Sauer P220

“I just lost some respect for her.”

I would suggest you wait until the story is vetted.

It may not even be true.


42 posted on 09/11/2008 10:50:06 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Chet 99

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.

John 15:18
[ The World Hates the Disciples ] “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.

John 15:19
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.


43 posted on 09/11/2008 10:50:26 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: rlferny

It works for me!!!


44 posted on 09/11/2008 10:50:46 AM PDT by southland (Matt. 24:6 , By their fruits ye will know them, Matt 7:16, 7:20 ,typical white guy)
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To: Chet 99

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.


45 posted on 09/11/2008 10:51:02 AM PDT by mrs tiggywinkle
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To: Da Coyote

With all the lies out there, I wonder if this is true.


46 posted on 09/11/2008 10:52:57 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Chet 99
Sounds like it's time for someone to put the BS meter up!!

I'm not buying this!

47 posted on 09/11/2008 10:53:06 AM PDT by LADY J
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To: scory
Remind me never to bring anything personal or sensitive to the attention of Mr. Warren.

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.)

48 posted on 09/11/2008 10:53:42 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (The Word of God is powerful. That's why so many people are afraid to read it.)
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To: Chet 99

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!


49 posted on 09/11/2008 10:53:49 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Chet 99
I maybe cynical but this just does not pass the smell test.
My brother a pastor and he would never reveal a converstion such s this.
Why would she not contact pastor of the church she attends.
50 posted on 09/11/2008 10:53:59 AM PDT by svcw (http://baskettastic.com/)
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