Tag: Rick Warren

P.I.D. Radio 5/10/15: Theology from Fiction

THE TELEVISION series Dig is a well-written and stylish archaeological thriller. We discuss elements of the show and the tendency of people — selves included — to incorporate fiction into our theology.

P.I.D. Radio 1/18/11: Faith Not Fat

RICK WARREN’S “Daniel Plan” demonstrates again his willingness to bend scripture to his will.  We remind you that the real Daniel plan was about remaining obedient to God’s word, not… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 1/13/11: Together We Strive

LAST NIGHT’S memorial for the victims of the shooting in Tucson felt more like a political rally than a somber remembrance.  In fact, thousands of t-shirts with the slogan “Together… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 10/13/10: UFO Fail

TODAY WAS supposed to be the day UFOs appeared over major cities around the world. As of 7PM Eastern, all we’ve seen are some mylar balloons over New York. Also:… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 10/5/10: Leftovers

WE PICK up where we left off last night:  Rick Warren’s Decade of Destiny ties together word/faith, evangelical, and hypercharismatic dominionist strains of Christianity; banks stop foreclosures because they may… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 12/14/09: Sky Spirals and Twisted Faith

THE SKY over Norway almost literally exploded December 9, 2009, the night before President Barack Obama arrived in Oslo to receive his Nobel War Peace Prize. Experts claim it was a failed Russian missile test, but the timing seems a little odd.

P.I.D. Radio 7/16/09: This Is Only a Drill… For Now

IN A move that’s clearly intended to send a message to Iran, the Israeli navy has sailed two of its most advanced missile boats through the Suez Canal and into the Red Sea. Only ten days ago, an Israeli submarine believed to be equipped with cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads made the same passage.

The message is direct: “We can move nuclear weapons within range anytime we want.”

P.I.D. Radio 7/6/09: The Apotheosis of Michael Jackson

THIS Independence Day weekend saw protesters turn out, in a driving rain here in Indiana, at nearly 2,000 events to demonstrate public dissatisfaction with our government’s profligate spending. However, nothing would deter the major media’s ongoing effort to deify, or at least canonize, the late Michael Jackson.