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Rick Warren

Data de nascimento: 28. Janeiro 1954
Outros nomes:릭 워렌

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Rick Warren é um pastor e escritor estadunidense, é o fundador da Saddleback Church na Califórnia e autor do best-seller Uma Vida com Propósitos, que pré-vendeu aproximadamente 500 mil cópias antes de ser lançado. Após seu lançamento, o livro já vendeu mais de 40 milhões de exemplares em inglês e mais de 1,5 milhões de exemplares em português, já tendo sido traduzido para mais de 50 idiomas. É conhecido como o "líder espiritual mais influente da América". Fez a oração dedicatória da posse do presidente Obama dos EUA, em 20 de janeiro de 2009. Seu livro "Uma igreja com propósitos" está na lista dos "100 livros cristãos que mudaram o século XX". Eleito pela revista Time com um dos "15 líderes mundiais mais importantes em 2004" e, em 2005, como uma das "100 pessoas mais influentes do mundo". Em 2008, foi apresentado pela revista Time, em matéria de capa, como o líder mais influente do ano. Ele afirmou em um discurso que seus seguidores deveriam estar tão compromissados com Jesus quanto a juventude nazista com Hitler.

Em razão do grande sucesso de seus livros, Rick Warren abriu mão de ser assalariado .

Citações Rick Warren

„C. S. Lewis: «Todo lo que no sea eterno es eternamente inútil».“

— Rick Warren
Una vida con proposito: Para que estoy aqui en la tierra?

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„HALF of America pays NO taxes. Zero. So they’re happy for tax rates to be raised on the other half that DOES pay any taxes.“

— Rick Warren
Twitter tweet (25 July 2011), as quoted in David Atkins at Hullabaloo (26 July 2011) http://www.drumsnwhistles.com/2011/07/26/rick-warren-what-were-you-thinking/

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„The election's coming just in a couple of weeks, and I hope you're praying about your vote. One of the propositions, of course, that I want to mention is Proposition 8, which is the proposition that had to be instituted because the courts threw out the will of the people. And a court of four guys actually voted to change a definition of marriage that has been going for 5,000 years.
Now let me say this really clearly: we support Proposition 8 — and if you believe what the Bible says about marriage, you need to support Proposition 8. I never support a candidate, but on moral issues I come out very clear.
This is one thing, friends, that all politicians tend to agree on. Both John McCain and Barack Obama, I flat out asked them "what is your definition of marriage?" and they both said the same thing. It is the traditional, historic, universal definition of marriage: one man and one woman, for life. … There are about 2% of Americans are homosexual or gay, lesbian people. We should not let 2% of the population determine — to change a definition of marriage that has been supported by every single culture, and every single religion, for 5,000 years. … So I urge you to support Proposition 8, and pass that word on. I'm going to be sending out a note to pastors on what I believe about this, but everybody knows what I believe about it, and they heard me at the civil forum when I asked both Obama and McCain on their views.“

— Rick Warren
regarding California Proposition 8 to amend the state constitution to not recognize same-sex marriage, as quoted in "News & Views 10/23/2008 Part 3 (Prop 8)" in Pastor Rick's News and Views (23 October 2008) http://www.saddleback.com/blogs/newsandviews/index.html?contentid=1502

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„Larry King: So you did ask your people who worship with you to vote that way?
Rick Warren: Yeah, I just never campa— I never campaigned for it. I never — I'm not an anti-gay activist — never have been. Never participated in a single event. I just simply made a note in a newsletter, and of course, everything I write, it's the road.“

— Rick Warren
Interview on Larry King Live on CNN (6 April 2009), as quoted in "Rick Warren says he's not an anti-gay-marriage activist" by John Amato at Crooks and Liars (1 August 2011) http://crooksandliars.com/john-amato/rick-warren-says-hes-not-against-gay-ma, Larry King Live: Pastor Rick Warren - Part 1 --- April 6, 2009 at YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHPIhI5WDM8

„Be willing to let people leave the church. And I told you earlier the fact that people are gonna leave the church no matter what you do. But when you define the vision, you're choosing who leaves. You say, "But Rick, yes, they're the pillars of the church." Now, you know what pillars are. Pillars are people who hold things up … And in your church, you may have to have some blessed subtractions before you have any real additions.“

— Rick Warren
"Building a Purpose Driven Church" seminar, Saddleback Church (January 1998), quoted in "The Church Growth Movement: An Analysis of Rick Warren's "Purpose Driven" Church", in Foundation Magazine (March-April 1998)<!--http://web.archive.org/web/20090309055810/http://www.feasite.org/Foundation/fbcsdlbk.htm-->

„Worry is really just a form of atheism. Every time you worry, you’re acting like an atheist. You’re saying, “It all depends on me.” That’s just not in the Bible.“

— Rick Warren
"Word of the Day: God’s Provision: Trust God" in Electronic Urban Report (3 August 2010) http://www.eurweb.com/?p=40621

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