Apprising Ministries is in agreement with pastor John Chisham and let me also point out that while close may count in horseshoes, when it comes to someone’s eternal destiny, it still misses by an eternity. How tragic that the Body of Christ continues being so misrepresented by such a semi-pelagian self-seeking lover of the self as Rick Warren.
I echo the words of the Curator of the Museum of Idolatry over at A Little Leaven:
Is there a way for us to have a recall on Rick Warren? We don’t want him representing us Christians anymore on Television. We want a different representative. We want one who is not ashamed of the Gospel and will boldly condemn men’s sins, call men to repentance and placard Jesus Christ’s death on the cross for the forgiveness of sins. (Online source)
Over at The Downgrade Chisham shares:
Now, I am sure Richard Abanes, professional apologist for Rick Warren will disagree with where Rick and I really parted ways. Alan Colmes( a Jew) basically begged Rick Warren to proclaim the Gospel. He went at Rick at least three times, giving him the perfect opportunity to say that Jesus Christ is the only way. Rick kind of partially quoted John 14:6 and said that Jesus is the way; but then Alan Colmes came back at him and asked if that means that you must take Jesus Christ as your Lord to be saved, and Rick dodged that question, as well as the follow up, asking if Jews, Muslims, etc. will be in heaven if they do not believe in Christ.
Alan Colmes was giving Pastor Rick Warren ample opportunity to proclaim that it is appointed unto man once to die, and after this comes judgement. A perfect opportunity to say that God sent Jesus into the world not to condemn the world but that the world might be saved through Him- but that whoever does not believe is condemned already. And he could have said that the wrath of God abides on those who will not take this gift. He could have proclaimed the good news. He didn’t,… (Online source)