Monday, April 27, 2009

Microwave Christianity

On Saturday March 28th Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, attempted to "re-create" Pentecost by offering the opportunity to receive salvation, baptism and church membership all in one day. Click Here to see his invitation.

Warren did fall short of his goal of the "3000" at Pentecost; they trained 2400 members and baptized 800. (I know, the numbers do not make sense until you read the invitation - they offer membership before baptism!). To read the results, Click Here.

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. (Colossians 2:8)

3 comments:

  1. I am surprised and alarmed that others would be against souls being saved.

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  2. The idea that Rick Warren would treat things as important as salvation, baptism and church membership (in that order!) as trivially as something you do on a Saturday--like taking a first aid course or something--to pad his numbers no less-is a sign of the superficiality of the modern church. He should be ashamed of himself.

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  3. I am surprised and alarmed that some people believe your soul is saved simply by following a four-step process in one day.

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