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Rick Warren Inauguration

Jaweed Kaleem

Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren: Obama Has 'Infringed' Upon Religious Freedom | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.28.2012 | Religion

Saddleback Church founder and author Rick Warren, who once praised President Barack Obama's "courage" for inviting the conservative pastor to give the...

Rick Warren Did Not Make Me a Believer

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Why the pronoun-switch midstream from "me" to "us"? Who is this "us"? You and other Christians? It sounded like you meant all of us, Rick Warren.

A Prayer for Most Americans

C. Brian Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
C. Brian Smith

If our new president is truly devoted to change, he will separate, once and for all, the sloppy, congealed mess that is Church and State. He will allow us to shed unsolicited religious ideology which suffocates us like a dirty, wet t-shirt.

Follow Jesus Like Nazis Followed Hitler, Rick Warren Tells Stadium Crowd

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

During a 2005 speech, Pastor Rick Warren asked his followers to be as committed to Jesus as the young Nazi men and women were to Adolf Hitler.

Rick Warren and Respect

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Selecting Rick Warren for the inaugural invocation is a Sister Souljah moment for Barack Obama. It's not his first, but it's the saddest, the most hurtful.

Rick Warren Accuses Gays Of "Christophobia," Hate Speech

The Jed Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via John Aravosis at AMERICAblog, Rick Warren is doubling down and accusing his critics of "hate-speech" and "Christophobia." Rachel Maddow has the v...

Gay Marriage, Part 2

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

The gay marriage issue has intruded so profoundly on gay politics that I am told I should protest the inauguration of Obama, because he invited a minister to say a prayer whose main priorities are climate change, poverty, and AIDS.

Rick Warren Announcement Is Slap In The Face To GLBTQ Army

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Foval

Mr. Obama, by choosing Rick Warren, you have sent a shiver up the spine of every GLBTQ American who believed that you might actually be the voice and actor of real change.

Jason Linkins

Rick Warren And Obama: What Is 'Traditional Marriage' Anyway? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, I'm pretty much on the record as expressing dissatisfaction with President-Elect Barack Obama's tone-deaf and unnecessary choice to have Rick Warr...

Why Gay Marriage is the Wrong Issue

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

How is it that queers became the odd ones out at such a momentous turning point in history? By pushing an agenda of stupid issues like gay marriage.

Kennedy, Warren, and the Democrats: How About Some Conflict Resolution?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Democratic leadership may be prepared to ride out the current storms over Caroline Kennedy and Rick Warren. That would be a mistake. This is a time to heal wounds, not create new ones.

Et Tu, Obama?: The Choice of Rick Warren Is Unacceptable

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

By selecting Rick Warren, Barack Obama has sent out the wrong message to the American people. He has betrayed not only gay and lesbian and transgendered Americans, he has betrayed us all.

Jason Linkins

Rick Warren: I Don't Hate Gays, I Gave Them Water And Donuts | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ThinkProgress has pulled a preview of Dateline NBC's interview with Rick Warren, who's been tapped by Barack Obama to deliver the invocation at the up...

Sam Stein

Rick Warren, Obama Invocation Choice, Causing First Real Rift With Progressives | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ever since Barack Obama was elected president, the media has been pining to write a story about liberal dissatisfaction with his transition efforts. B...