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Old 01-12-2009, 09:17 PM
 
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Once a pastor turns, as Warren did, to a social gospel, then he has social goals to accomplish, and he needs all the help he can get. A social gospel creates a field of practical ecumenism. Pragmatism is very dangerous in Christianity.
Rick Warren is a reaching out to the Muslim community to "heal" the world. Are Christians even urged to do this? and what does this do to the gospel? Do we work with other groups such as Jews, atheist in order to help people? Is not the gospel the highest priority and then comes helping people. If a Christian group working with these other groups decide they want to preach the gospel, what will the other groups say or even allow? What kind of gospel will reach these people?

Pastor Rick Warren addresses Muslim group, emphasizes need to find common ground - Los Angeles Times

"Al-Qaeda is no more representative of Islam than the KKK is of Christianity," Warren said. "Religious congregations are the only set of organizations on earth that can successfully combat the ills of spiritual emptiness, corrupt leadership, disease pandemics, dire poverty, and illiteracy, and we must actively and directly cooperate with mosques to get the job done."
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