“Sounding the alarm about assisted suicide laws”

Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron join forces to raise awareness about dangers of assisted suicide laws

The following comes from a November 22 Christian Newswire article: Life Legal hosted a conversation about life and death between two of the nation's most prominent faith leaders to discuss problems with assisted suicide laws. Pastor Rick Warren is the head Saddleback Church in Orange County, California, which attracts over 20,000 weekly attendees to its 18 campuses … [Read more...]

The CrossFit-ification of Christianity

The following comes from an Apr. 27 story in The Daily Beast. CrossFit is a workout philosophy, a brand, and a network of affiliated gyms. It’s also a subculture that, with its manic friendliness and clan-like vibe, carries a whiff of cultishness. Browse the digital pages of our nation’s finest periodicals, and you can read about the cult (or is it more like a church?) of … [Read more...]

Saddleback and Orange diocese to sponsor mental health event

The following comes from a Feb. 25 story in the Aurora (CO) Sentinel. A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal tragedy. Warren, founder of Saddleback Church and a best-selling author, will team with the Roman Catholic diocese of Orange and the National Alliance on Mental … [Read more...]