From the Watcher's Lamp
Casting the First Stone
An Open Letter to Rick Warren
I watched your interview with Martin Bishar on NIGHTLINE. Your words were careful, confident and deliberate. The world was told how to know what a real church is by virtue of your question:
“Is it going to live for itself, or is it going to live for the world that Jesus died for.”
The world now has the impression that there are only two types of churches:
One that is selfish and self centered.
One that spends itself on the world.
Living for the world , Rick ? I am not as credentialed as you , but the following verses in the Bible immediately come to mind:
John 17:9 I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.
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