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God can use the darkest and most challenging times in a person’s life for good, says Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren. In a message posted on his Daily Hope devotional on Friday, the best-selling author of The Purpose-Driven Life offered a meditation based on the Bible verses 2 Corinthians 1:8b–9, which reads: “We were crushed and overwhelmed […]

Saddleback Church pastor and best-selling author Rick Warren is telling Christians that they should “personalize” scripture by inserting themselves into certain biblical passages. In an entry found on Rick Warren’s Daily Hope website published Sunday, Warren wrote a meditation centered on the Bible verse Philippians 1:6. “And I am certain that God, who began the […]

California-based Saddleback Church, led by Pastor Rick Warren, has reached a new milestone in its 36 years of ministry with its 45,000th baptism, and the pastor took the 45,000th person baptized out to lunch. “This weekend is a historic weekend for our church because somebody in this group is going to be the 45,000th baptism […]

People’s God-given gifts are meant to be shared with those around them, Pastor Rick Warren says. The senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Orange County, California, explains in his Daily Devotional on Thursday that the purpose of gifts is to share them, pointing to 1 Peter 4:10 which reads: “God has given each of you a […]

Each year during the Christmas season people may feel pressure to do things bigger and better than before — more gifts, more decorations, more parties…

  Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren participates in a panel discussion during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York September 26, 2008. It’s a message…

by Rick Warren Years ago, an old saint shared with me 12 prayer principles from the life of Jesus Christ. It made such a difference in…

  Pastor and best-selling authors says “‘CAPTIVE’ will captivate you with the awesome power of the second chance.” In theaters September 18, 2015 and telling…

(PHOTO CREDIT: BOB ORTIZ) Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church’s 35th anniversary event at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, March 21, 2015, where…

Rick Warren, author of the best-seller “The Purpose-Driven Life,” is expanding his Saddleback Church from the Los Angeles suburbs to 12 global cities. Last weekend,…

(PHOTO: SCREENGRAB/OC BUSINESS SUMMIT)Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church, speaks at the OC Business Summit held at his church’s Lake Forest, Calif., campus location…