Of particular interest to interviewers was Warren's reaction to the controversy that resulted from his acceptance of the invitation from Mr. Obama to say a prayer at the president-to-be's inauguration. This is the most profound purpose of marriage, and this is the strongest reason why marriage can only be between a man and a woman," he said. Warren gained experience teaching the material through his participation in the Institute for Evangelism and Church Growth, affiliated with Fuller Theological Seminary. Here is the exact quote:
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Warren gained experience teaching the material through his participation in the Institute for Evangelism and Church Growth, affiliated with Fuller Theological Seminary. She wrote, "Warren acknowledges that splits occur in congregations that adopt his ideas, though he says he opposes efforts to expel church members. Wall Street Journal writer Suzanne Sataline cited examples of congregations that have split over the growth strategies and congregations that have expelled members who fought changes. Rick Warren speaking at TED in In DecemberPresident-elect Obama chose Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration ceremony. In Novemberhe and a friend skipped classes and drove miles to hear W.
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