"The Response", a prayer rally sponsored by Rick Perry scheduled for August 6th, is attracting even more attention because of the involvement of C. Peter Wagner, a controversial voice in the New Apostolic Reformation movement and a supporters of Seven Mountains theology. News and online commentary about the rally have been abundant, so much so that they deserve their own post. For your reading pleasure, I have assembled news and commentary on the rally below.
American Independent: What Perry and the nonprofit AFA can’t say at next month’s prayer event
Texas Independent: Perry’s prayer event part of a larger effort by conservative Christians to unseat Obama
Texas Independent: Brownback’s attendance at Perry/AFA event stirs protests in Kansas
USA Today: Critics Hit Texas Gov. Perry for Prayer Day Endorsers
Religion Dispatches: The Real Story Behind Rick Perry’s Secret Meetings with Pastors
Texas Freedom Network Insider: Religious Right Closes Ranks Behind Perry
Talk to Action: From the 2009 Prayercast Against Healthcare Reform to Rick Perry's Upcoming Stadium Prayer Event
Salon: Extremist pastor signs on to Perry prayer event
Right Wing Watch: Rick Perry Partners With Radical Apostle C. Peter Wagner For The Response Prayer Rally
Right Wing Watch: Do Response Prayer Rally Participants Understand The Views Of The AFA?
Right Wing Watch: Rick Perry Partners With Pastor Who Thinks Oprah Is The Precursor To The Antichrist