In an article written by Rick Warren on July 6th, 2005: Wow! That message is definitely contrary to the Gospel. Paul wrote in Romans 12:2: Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. I'm sorry folks, you can call me anything that you want, but This message by Rick Warren is not what God desires of those who will follow him. Preaching the Gospel is not about culture. When Paul said he became all things to all men, he was not speaking of living like a sinner to win a sinner,.