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Who Said That?

question%20mark.jpg"Every pastor in America knew who I was because I put all of my sermons on an Internet site and it gets 400,000 hits a day from pastors. And so, instead of me teaching it on the radio or TV, we put it on the Internet and we allow other pastors to take this material and use it."

You know how this works!  Leave your guess in the comments section below.  No google searches or cheating. 


Reader Comments (18)

Rick Warren
June 8, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDave Sarafolean
Could be John Piper, but I doubt he would speak about his archives as if "bragging" about it.
June 8, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCalvin V
Joel Osteen?
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterC T Hall
Its Rick Warren-who if he loses some more hair and grows a real mustache would bear an uncanny resemble to ...
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGLW Johnson
Rick Warren is the obvious guess.
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlee n. field
Rick Warren.

It's not that he's losing hair ... he's just so full of himself that his head is becoming bigger and bigger.

Rick loves the world and all the adulation it gives him. If he was truly of God, the world giving him adulation would make him realize he must be doing something wrong.

I guess they don't teach that in The Message.
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl
Rick Warren or Bill Hybels
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Yeazel
Rick Warren
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer
Joel Osteen, Oh wait you did say preaching not speaking. I would say Rick Warren
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTiminator
If you read what he said just before that, it is rather fitting.

"I said we would never go on TV and we'd never go on the radio because I didn't want to be a celebrity. I think always being in the spotlight blinds you. I think that you get more done under the radar, behind the scenes. And I actually was able to do it for about 23 years until this blasted book kind of blew my cover."

definition of "blasted" in my dictionary reads:

1. withered; shriveled; blighted; ruined.
2. damned; confounded:
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman
He is so insincere. The book may have made the general public aware of who he is, but no one is forcing him to go on public speaking tours, meet with a bunch of journalists or post all his sermons on the internet. That's just pure, unadulterated ego.
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl
Here is the story behind the story. Rick Warren was chosen to start Saddleback because of a Doctorate of Ministry Project done in the late seventies by a man named Charles Engelmann. Charles was the real brainchild behind Saddleback, not Warren. Warren wrote his "blasted book" in which he talks about packing up and leaving Southwestern Seminary and then deciding to start a church. That isn't entirely true.

Rick also talks about his "bi-vocational" dad who worked so hard. He fails to mention that his dad was also the DOM for his area and that Rick grew up around the likes of Billy Graham, Jerry Falwell and others.

Rick Warren has fallen into the trap of self-delusion. He was just one piece of what made Saddleback successful, yet the way he talks about it and sells it makes it seem like the golden light came from heaven and annointed him the sole intellect and minister capable of acheiving ministry at Saddleback.

Rick Warren had well over a million dollars of support at the beginning of Saddleback's ministry. He had a fulltime salary and full benefits before the church ever started.

Rick Warren is ego-driven, not purpose driven.
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRoger Smith
Ed Young Jr.
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLarry
yeah, Rick Warren.

June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAdam
Rick Warren. Must be, has to be....400,000 hits by Pastors? WOW
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGene Frenkel
Tim Keller.
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBenjamin P. Glaser
Rick Warren
June 9, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCoyle
Rick "the protestant pope" Warren.
June 10, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterds

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