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UGANDA: Gay Row - U.S. Pastor Rick Warren Supports Country On Boycott
virtue online ^ | 3-29-2008 | evelyn lirri

Posted on 03/29/2008 8:22:34 AM PDT by Terriergal

FAMED American pastor, Dr Rick Warren has said he supports the decision by Ugandan bishops to boycott the forthcoming Lamebth conference in England, United Kingdom.

The conference brings together Bishops of the Anglican Communion from all 38 Provinces of the Communion every 10 years.

"The Church of England is wrong and I support the Church of Uganda(CoU) on the boycott,"Dr Warren said on Thursday shortly after arriving in Uganda.

The Bishops are protesting the Church of England's tolerance a homosexuality. Announcing the boycott in February, Archbishop Henry Luke Orombi said that Uganda's action had been prompted by the invitation of bishops of The US Episcopal Church (TEC) who in 2003 elected as bishop, Gene Robinson, a divorced man living in an active homosexual relationship.

Rev. Orombi said the Archbishops of all the 38 Provinces of the Anglican Communion strongly opposed the election of Gene Robinson as bishop - and in a meeting shortly after the election "warned that, if they proceeded with the consecration, their action would "tear the fabric of the Anglican Communion at its deepest level."

Dr Warren said that homosexuality is not a natural way of life and thus not a human right. "We shall not tolerate this aspect at all," Dr Warren said.

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TOPICS: Current Events; Ecumenism; Mainline Protestant; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: africanchristians; anglican; apostasy; coe; ecusa; gaychurch; homosexualagenda; homosexualbishop; lambeth; nonchristiancult; purposedriven; rickwarren; schism; tec
While I applaud this stance by Warren, I have to wonder about all his previous shaming of the baptists who separated from the BWA which supported gay friendly churches.

‘When the Southern Baptists pulled out funding, my wife and I wrote a check for $25,000 to BWA’

‘I see absolutely zero reason in separating my fellowship from anybody’ [At meetings in England Mr Warren’s fellow platform speakers included Steve Chalke (who denies ‘penal substitution’), Charles Colson (Joint architect of Evangelicals & Catholics Together) and Peter Kreeft (Roman Catholic author of ‘Ecumenical Jihad’ who wrote ‘The power that will reunite the Church and win the world is Eucharistic adoration’.]

1 posted on 03/29/2008 8:22:35 AM PDT by Terriergal
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To: Terriergal

Why do you despise Rick Warren so?


2 posted on 03/29/2008 8:35:04 AM PDT by porter_knorr
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To: porter_knorr; Terriergal

Because he well may be the false prophet. Question is, if he were a true man of God, why does he despise the church so much. His market-driven mafia-style Christianity is wrecking churches and devastating Christians everywhere. He personally is responsible for a scattering of the sheep and will not be held unaccountable.


3 posted on 03/29/2008 8:43:42 AM PDT by Blogger (Propheteuon.com)
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To: Terriergal

Yeah, this guy “Rick Warren” seems to be all over the place. One day he’s schmoozing with Democrat abortionists and the next he’s supporting the Church of Uganda in its rebellion against the homo agenda.


4 posted on 03/29/2008 8:46:32 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Terriergal
FAMED American pastor, Dr Rick Warren has said he supports the decision by Ugandan bishops to boycott the forthcoming Lamebth conference in England, United Kingdom.

I guess my question would be, why would anyone in the whole Anglican Collective Communion thing care what Rev. Rick thinks? Why does Rick think they would?

5 posted on 03/29/2008 8:56:22 AM PDT by Lee N. Field ("dispensationalism -- the eschatology of the Pharisees")
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To: Blogger

I doubt he’s THE false prophet - even when he stands up for something right, he gets nothing but grief and venom.


6 posted on 03/29/2008 8:58:02 AM PDT by porter_knorr
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To: porter_knorr

Look into the eyes of the 70 something year old man who was a charter member of his church for 45 years and has recently been forced to leave - all because the church is following Rick Warren’s purpose driven plan - and tell me that he doesn’t deserve it.


7 posted on 03/29/2008 8:59:33 AM PDT by Blogger (Propheteuon.com)
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To: Terriergal

The Bishops are protesting the Church of England’s tolerance a homosexuality.

No bias there.


8 posted on 03/29/2008 9:01:46 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we write in marble. JHuett)
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To: Terriergal

Well, at least Rick is getting one thing right...he’s still got a long way to go.


9 posted on 03/29/2008 9:03:52 AM PDT by Boagenes (I'm your huckleberry, that's just my game.)
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To: Boagenes

Until he renounces his money making marketing scheme, repents of the evil that he has perpetrated against the family of God, and denounces those who drive away the sheep - he will never get a pass and will be seen as the opportunist he is. There has to be an angle in this Uganda thing (like he wants his book sold there). Warren simply does not have these kind of convictions.


10 posted on 03/29/2008 9:11:26 AM PDT by Blogger (Propheteuon.com)
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To: Lee N. Field

well that crossed my mind too. if I was the Ugandans I’d be denouncing the support of Rick Warren too as being essentially useless.


11 posted on 03/29/2008 9:12:15 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: porter_knorr

THE false prophet will stand up for lots of right things. Or he won’t be able to decieve so many.


12 posted on 03/29/2008 9:12:45 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: kalee

Yes... what’s your point? did you read my comment and how this behavior is inconsistent with the things Rick has said and taught?


13 posted on 03/29/2008 9:13:32 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: Boagenes

even some liberal non chrisitians get this one right. kind of damning by faint praise n’est ce pas?


14 posted on 03/29/2008 9:14:18 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: Terriergal

Yep. That was my intent. Rick’s almost in the Joel Osteen camp, for me. I won’t go quite so far as to call him a false prophet, like I would say about Osteen, but he’s just this side of the line, in my view.


15 posted on 03/29/2008 9:23:29 AM PDT by Boagenes (I'm your huckleberry, that's just my game.)
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To: Terriergal

Rick Warren is not wrong about everything. This appears to be an example of that. He is, however, on balance, a horrible influence on the church.


16 posted on 03/29/2008 9:24:56 AM PDT by Manfred the Wonder Dawg (Test ALL things, hold to that which is True.)
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To: Boagenes

You’ll get there. :-)

read PDL and see what kind of details about the gospel are included before he pronounces you ‘part of the family of God.’

And how he advocates growing in christ (making more and more commitments to DO stuff - like the Colossians and Galatians! Paul had some harsh things to say about those false teachers)


17 posted on 03/29/2008 9:25:59 AM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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To: Terriergal

Warren seems to be the Evangalistic version of Bill Clinton. He will say whatever the paying audience in front of him wants to hear. About as seeker-friendly as you can get.


18 posted on 03/29/2008 9:28:30 AM PDT by joebuck (Finitum non capax infinitum!)
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To: Terriergal

So is that your position - Rick Warren is THE false prophet, and God is incapable of using him to bring anyone to know him? Or to grow?


19 posted on 03/29/2008 9:54:08 AM PDT by porter_knorr
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To: kalee
“The Bishops are protesting the Church of England’s tolerance a homosexuality”

Tolerance is not the problem. It is the American/Canadian defiance in ordaining active homosexual priests, the consecration of the gay bishop and same-sex “marriages.”. It is the Americas modern interpretation of scripture regarding sexuality, authority of Scripture, and opening the “way” to everlasting life to other than Christians.

20 posted on 03/29/2008 11:35:26 AM PDT by elpadre
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To: elpadre; Terriergal

Exactly elpadre!


21 posted on 03/29/2008 12:25:44 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we write in marble. JHuett)
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To: elpadre
"Tolerance is not the problem."

Jesus specifically condemned the Church at Thyatira for "tolerating" sexual sin within the congregation.

22 posted on 03/29/2008 2:27:03 PM PDT by joebuck (Finitum non capax infinitum!)
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To: elpadre; kalee

I side with the Ugandans protesting the COE.

The point I was trying to make is that Rick Warren has publicly shamed other Christian organizations for doing the same thing (separating fellowship from theological liberals and apostates).


23 posted on 03/29/2008 4:33:49 PM PDT by Terriergal ("I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace," Shakespeare)
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24 posted on 03/29/2008 5:06:29 PM PDT by sionnsar (trad-anglican.faithweb.com |Iran Azadi| 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | UN: Useless Nations)
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To: Terriergal

Sorry to be obtuse, but were you making some point relative to Chalke, Colson and Kreeft?


25 posted on 03/29/2008 6:12:14 PM PDT by Huber (And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. - John 1:5)
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To: Blogger

Jer 23:1 Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.


26 posted on 03/30/2008 8:13:07 AM PDT by buck61
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To: Lee N. Field
I guess my question would be, why would anyone in the whole Anglican Collective Communion thing care what Rev. Rick thinks? Why does Rick think they would?

Ding! Ding! Ding! He has NO standing within the Anglican Communion.

As for the reason, Rick has convinced himself that he's so important his opinions are relevant.

He is wrong on both counts.

27 posted on 03/31/2008 12:21:30 PM PDT by Sue Perkick (And I hope that what Iíve done here today doesnít force you to have a negative opinion of meÖ.)
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