Manny Pacquiao is NOT on the outs with Jesus Christ ... so says mega-pastor Rick Warren.
The author of "The Purpose Driven Life" -- one of the bestselling books of ALL TIME -- was in D.C. Wednesday when we asked how the Christian community was handling Manny's loss.
"I'm sad for Manny," Rick said ... "But I know that he's gonna be much stronger than one single fight."
Warren continued, "He's a real man of god. He cares about the poor kids in Manilla and teaches bible study to them. He's a great man."