“Rick Warren’s Purpose-Driven philosophy is a subtle yet insidious danger to biblical Christianity. It replaces Christ-centered living with self-focused purpose-finding, a move that not only deviates from but directly opposes the teachings of Spurgeon. This is not a mere divergence in philosophy; it is a fundamental misalignment with biblical truth.”
(The Dissenter) Founded in 1856 by Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the ‘Prince of Preachers’, Spurgeon’s College in Croydon, London, historically has upheld a legacy of evangelical Christianity. Its founding mission: to train individuals in faithful Gospel proclamation. For nearly two centuries, it has produced generations of Christian leaders grounded in biblical truth, earning a reputation for theological depth and integrity, until recently.
In the face of the disconcerting news of false teacher Rick Warren’s installation as the first honorary Chancellor of Spurgeon’s College, I am compelled to express my unequivocal dismay. This decision does not merely tinge the institution with shades of controversy; it outright drags the name of Charles Spurgeon through the mire, a name that should be held high in the realm of biblical fidelity.
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