Friday, April 04, 2008

Oprah's Religion

Thanks to my cousin Catherine for tipping me off on this.

I didn't realize how far away from the Christian faith Oprah Winfrey has drifted. Of course, Oprah is free to believe anything she wants to, but Christians (especially clergy) need to keep in mind that this is a woman whose word instantly turns authors into best sellers. She is one of the greatest shapers of philosophy and politics in popular America today.

She is also popularizing a sycretistic religion that blends elements of Christianity with Eastern paganism and Western Gnosticism, a religion that has great appeal in this day and age of relativism and self-help.

It is exactly over and against this kind of popular social religion that Issues, Etc. stood firm, giving traditional Christianity, the true Gospel, a competing voice in the media. Instead, our synod spends thousands of dollars on shallow gimmicks, like signs that purport to be written by Satan.

We had better wake up. Oprah is the new Billy Graham.

8 comments:

Andy Irlande said...

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Steven said...
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Steven said...

That woman in the audience was not about to back down.

Chris said...

Wow...I guess a Christian spin on what Oprah is saying is, "there are millions of diverse ways to be born, we'll all die eventually." Of course there is only one way to be "conceived" or be brought to life and millions of ways to die...such backward thinking :-/.

Heh...any votes for Oprah as the antichrist? "Does God care about your heart or that you call His Son Jesus?"....well, Oprah, let me call your children jimmy and timmy and give gifts addressed to them to the neighbors...but it's the thought that counts.

Connie said...

It's a shame she has chosen to denounced Christ with all the power and influence she has in our modern world. She will no longer be coming into my home. I suggest turning her off in yours. She is a very dangerous woman to a world hungry and searching for something more to cling to. Jesus is the only one who can fill the void you feel!! Jesus is the only way! Just ask him into your heart and trust that he came. I've tried it all... Jesus is what your searching for. Nothing else will do.

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kimw said...

Ok I usually do not comment but here goes. Oprah Winrey is a talk show host. Nothing more nothing less. She is not the antchrist, the president, or the queen of the world. People are only allowed the power that they are given. I have watched her show and may buy a book she has reccommended since she as good taste in writing. I WILL NOT however, tailor my medical or religious beliefs to anyone on telvision and anyone who does is a sheep. Come on people make up your own minds! What a sad place we have come to. That being said I will continue to tune in if I feel like it, just because we believe different things about religion does not mean we can't be friends. (And for any haters, I was and am in church sundays)