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Page 1 ·  Found: 108 news items | Search: PURPOSE DRIVEN
Monday, September 28, 2015
  • Rick Warren Speaks at Catholics' World Meeting of FamiliesMonday, September 28, 201514Pastor Rick Warren of California's Saddleback Church gave the final keynote address of the World Meeting of Families conference, sharing the stage with Cardinal Sean O'Malley of...
  • Sunday, May 10, 2015
  • Rick Warren, Elton John Hold Hands in CongressSunday, May 10, 201511Laodicean church pastor Rick Warren appeared in Congress with pop icon and outspoken homosexual Elton John on Wednesday to ask for more money for AIDS research. They were clearly...
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014
  • Rick Warren on gay marriage: 'The Church must not cave in'Thursday, November 20, 201437"Marriage can only be between a man and a woman," Rick Warren told an audience at the Vatican yesterday. Speaking before Pope Francis' Humanum conference in Rome, the bestselling...
  • Tuesday, March 04, 2014
  • Rick Warren Squashes Rumors; Says He Strongly Opposes Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality LawTuesday, March 04, 201437Pastor Rick Warren on Sunday strongly condemned rumors that he supported a controversial law passed in Uganda last week that allows those convicted of homosexuality to be...
  • Rick Warren Calls Church to Mental Health MinistryTuesday, March 04, 20146Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren is starting a new mental health ministry following the suicide of his son Matthew, who at age 27 shot himself in April after years of...
  • Sunday, February 16, 2014
  • Warren, LifeWay to release 'Son of God' studySunday, February 16, 201441Pastor and The New York Times best-selling author Rick Warren is partnering with LifeWay Christian Resources to release a Bible study for the upcoming "Son of God" movie from 20th...
  • Monday, December 09, 2013
  • Rick Warren on Redefining Marriage: I Fear God's Disapproval More Than Man'sMonday, December 09, 201321Pastor Rick Warren of Southern California's Saddleback megachurch explained his position on tolerance, homosexuality and marriage during an interview with Piers Morgan on CNN,...
  • Thursday, September 19, 2013
  • Will Rick Warren lead a Christian movement for gun control?Thursday, September 19, 201321Bestselling author and mega-church pastor Rick Warren and his wife, Kay, have been pushing Christians on social issues for the last decade. They were among the first evangelical...
  • Friday, August 09, 2013
  • Rick Warren targeted by scammers in son's deathFriday, August 09, 20131Still grieving the death of his son, evangelical Pastor Rick Warren is now fighting off scammers looking to make a buck off his family's loss. Warren wrote on his Facebook and...
  • Monday, July 22, 2013
  • Rick Warren to Return to Pulpit With New Sermon Series After Son's DeathMonday, July 22, 20135Pastor Rick Warren is scheduled to preach at Saddleback Church in Southern California next weekend, marking his return to the pulpit about three months after he lost his...
  • Monday, February 25, 2013
  • Rick Warren and Oprah talk about purpose in lifeMonday, February 25, 20138Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren, who recently re-released his New York Times bestseller, "The Purpose Driven Life," for the online generation, on Sunday joins Oprah Winfrey...
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013
  • Rick Warren to Start New Radio Show; Aims to Focus on Hope, Religious FreedomWednesday, February 13, 20134Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., announced Tuesday that he will begin a radio show the first week of April. Warren said at a media gathering at...
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2012
  • Sex charges rock Purpose Driven 'healthy church'Wednesday, December 12, 201216Pastor Dale Lee McFarland was an up-and-coming star in the “Purpose Driven Church” movement, having left his position as a Microsoft executive to launch a thriving megachurch in...
  • Sunday, December 02, 2012
  • Rick Warren Uncertain if Homosexual Behavior is Sinful, Says ‘Gays’ Go to HeavenSunday, December 02, 2012171Controversy is stirring over recent comments made by Rick Warren, author of the best-selling book The Purpose-Driven Life and megachurch leader of Saddleback Church in California,...
  • Friday, November 30, 2012
  • Rick Warren Says President Obama 'Infringed' on Religious LibertiesFriday, November 30, 201216Evangelical megachurch pastor Rick Warren recently stated that President Barack Obama has "infringed" upon religious freedom in America. The pastor of California-based Saddleback...
  • Thursday, November 29, 2012
  • Rick Warren Over Whether People Are Born Gay or ‘Become Gay’: ‘I Think the Jury’s Still Out on That’Thursday, November 29, 201223Evangelical mega-pastor Rick Warren appeared on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” on Tuesday, where a familiar issue was discussed — homosexuality. The television host wasted no time...
  • Wednesday, November 28, 2012
  • Rick Warren on Gay Marriage: 'Tolerance Does Not Mean Approval'Wednesday, November 28, 201218Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren has said that being tolerant of homosexuals does not mean one approves of their choices, while appearing on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday to...
  • Friday, November 02, 2012
  • 16,000 Christians & Locals Show Up for Rick Warren’s ‘Blocktober’ Alternative Halloween Festivities in CAFriday, November 02, 20129Famed pastor Rick Warren hosts an annual party for families who are looking for a safe, positive and fun way to celebrate Halloween. Rather than embracing negative messaging,...
  • Monday, October 22, 2012
  • Rick Warren's 'The Purpose Driven Life' Celebrates 10 YearsMonday, October 22, 20127After 10 unprecedented years as the best-selling non-fiction hardback in history, Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? is being re-tooled and...
  • Thursday, September 27, 2012
  • Pastor Rick Warren Hospitalized, Awaiting DiagnosisThursday, September 27, 2012170Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church was hospitalized Tuesday after experiencing pain in his arms. The renowned Southern California pastor will be undergoing a series of tests...
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2012
  • Rick Warren Emboldens Christians, Says Not to Apologize for Voting in Line With the BibleWednesday, September 12, 201212Just two months ahead of the November presidential election, Pastor Rick Warren said Sunday that Christians should gain courage and not apologize for voting in accordance with...
  • Friday, August 24, 2012
  • Rick Warren's 'civility' forum axedFriday, August 24, 20122Barack Obama won’t be asked to answer any questions above his pay grade this election year, as Rick Warren has revoked his invitation (as well as presumptive presidential...
  • Thursday, August 09, 2012
  • Rick Warren's unholy reign as 'America's pastor'Thursday, August 09, 201220In certain biographical incarnations, Rick Warren likes to say something like: “Wrote some books.” Part of his appeal comes from an alleged folksy approach: I’m just a regular...
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2012
  • Rick Warren schedules 2012 forum with Obama, RomneyTuesday, July 17, 20128Pastor Rick Warren is looking to reprise the high-profile forum he held in 2008 with then-Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, this time with Obama and Mitt Romney. Warren,...
  • Thursday, June 28, 2012
  • Rick Warren repackages Purpose DrivenThursday, June 28, 20123Pastor Rick Warren has teamed up with his book publisher and a crowd-sourced graphic design company to create a new cover for his bestseller The Purpose Driven Life. The 10th...
  • Wednesday, May 02, 2012
  • Kay Warren Preaches at Crystal CathedralWednesday, May 02, 201213Author Kay Warren delivered a sermon on choosing joy at the Crystal Cathedral during two Sunday worship services that were taped for the Garden Grove church's "Hour of Power" TV...
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2012
  • Rick Warren Talks About Tim Tebow, Mormons, Gay Marriage and Exclusivity of ChristTuesday, April 10, 20125In an Easter Sunday interview on ABC's "This Week," megachurch pastor and best-selling author Rick Warren talked about a range of cultural and political issues, including...
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012
  • Rick Warren: No King's Way DocumentTuesday, March 13, 20128We shift slightly now and observe that Rick Warren’s become embroiled in a controversy involving Islam. I began my coverage a couple of weeks ago in Rick Warren, Islam, And Jim...
  • Thursday, March 08, 2012
  • Newspaper catches Rick Warren fibbing?Thursday, March 08, 20124When an Orange County Register article about Rev. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church’s mission to heal differences between evangelical Christians and Muslims was published, many of...
  • Saturday, March 03, 2012
  • Rick Warren: 'Flat Out Wrong' That Muslims, Christians View God the SameSaturday, March 03, 201215Influential evangelist Pastor Rick Warren has labeled as "flat out wrong" a local newspaper's assertion that he believes Muslims and Christians worship the same God, has partnered...
  • Friday, February 10, 2012
  • Rick Warren: I'D Go To Jail Rather Than Cave to Contraceptive MandateFriday, February 10, 201210Rick Warren, the well-known author of “The Purpose Driven Life” and the founding pastor at Saddleback Church in California, is well-known for his willingness to speak out on...
  • Thursday, February 09, 2012
  • Rick Warren, others, credit AnabaptistsThursday, February 09, 201216Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., and author of "The Purpose Driven Life," says that the 16th-century Anabaptists shaped his Purpose Driven model...
  • Monday, December 05, 2011
  • Saddleback Church Cancels Worship Services to Be Good NeighborMonday, December 05, 20113Best-selling author and pastor Rick Warren is asking members of his congregation to take at least a half day on Saturday or Sunday (Dec. 10, 11) to go “serve in the community and...
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2011
  • Rick Warren Addresses Rumors He Supports ChrislamTuesday, November 15, 20114Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, directly responded to one of his Twitter followers on the microblogging site on Saturday. The question was: “Old guy on TV claims u support...
  • Sunday, October 23, 2011
  • Church Is Its Own Worst Critic, Says Church PlanterSunday, October 23, 20115Two years ago, Cox was recruited by Pastor Rick Warren’s team at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., to help with its already well-developed global online community of...
  • Thursday, August 04, 2011
  • Hobby Lobby donates California ranch to Rick Warren's churchThursday, August 04, 20111Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby is donating a 170-acre ranch to a California megachurch led by one of the nation's most prominent ministers. Tuesday, the national arts and crafts...
  • Thursday, July 28, 2011
  • Rick Warren Tweets, Then Deletes Tax JabThursday, July 28, 20113Political blogs are all atwitter about a tweet sent from the account of Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, implying opposition to higher taxes for the rich. "HALF of...
  • Saturday, May 28, 2011
  • Rick Warren Addresses Critics on Doctrine, Purpose Driven LifeSaturday, May 28, 201140John Piper, an influential Reformed theologian, took the unusual step of interviewing famed pastor Rick Warren and giving him a chance to address the countless criticisms he has...
  • Tuesday, March 08, 2011
  • Rick Warren, Tony Blair Talk about Faith, Mideast, 9/11Tuesday, March 08, 20114Pastor Rick Warren and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair shared an evening conversation Sunday in front of more than 2,600 people about faith, the Middle East,...
  • Sunday, January 30, 2011
  • Rick Warren calls Christians to fall in love with Jesus againSunday, January 30, 201111The Awakening initiative, led by Pastor Stovall Weems of Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida, is already in its 18th day. And the hundreds of thousands of participants are...
  • Monday, January 17, 2011
  • Rick Warren's celebrity health plan draws thousandsMonday, January 17, 2011LAKE FOREST – A healthy lifestyle equals a smarter brain – that's what Scott Arnott took away as a key message Saturday during the kick-off to Saddleback Church's yearlong health...
  • Thursday, January 13, 2011
  • Rick Warren to Lose 90 Pounds in Saddleback Fitness PlanThursday, January 13, 20113Rick Warren pledges to lose 90 pounds during a 52-week church fitness plan, developed by Dr. Oz and two other medical experts, that will launch on Saturday at Saddleback Church....
  • Monday, November 29, 2010
  • Rick Warren to Interview Bush at SaddlebackMonday, November 29, 20107Former president George W. Bush is scheduled to make an appearance at Saddleback Church in Southern California on Monday for an interview with Pastor Rick Warren. "The forum will...
  • Sunday, October 10, 2010
  • Rick Warren Prepares Saddleback for Decade of BlessingsSunday, October 10, 20101Saddleback Church in Southern California is kicking off its "Decade of Destiny" this weekend in an effort to prepare the mega-congregation to receive showers of God's blessings....
  • Saturday, October 02, 2010
  • Rick Warren to Speak at Calvinist Event Despite Some OppositionSaturday, October 02, 20107Rick Warren will speak at the Desiring God national conference – connected to Pastor John Piper – Friday amid some criticism of his theology. Some supporters of the Desiring God...
  • Friday, July 23, 2010
  • Rick Warren recoveringFriday, July 23, 20105Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., asked for prayer via Twitter today, saying his eyes were “severely burned by a toxic poison” and he was in...
  • Tuesday, June 01, 2010
  • Rick Warren's New Book Delayed IndefinitelyTuesday, June 01, 20103The release of Rick Warren’s new book, The Hope You Need, is delayed indefinitely, said publisher Zondervan. In a statement Friday, the company explained that Warren needed time...
  • Tuesday, May 25, 2010
  • Rick Warren Tells Passive, Fake Christians to Find Another ChurchTuesday, May 25, 201030Pastor Rick Warren has a message for the some 20,000 people who attend Saddleback Church: If you want to remain a passive Christian, find another church. During his weekend...
  • Sunday, April 04, 2010
  • Would you take a pal to Easter worship if Jonas Brothers sang?Sunday, April 04, 20104A Christian Research firm, The Barna Group, has identified two key problems: First, many Christians are hazy on Jesus' resurrection. Second, even those who know this is the core...
  • Monday, February 15, 2010
  • Warren: Megachurches, Multi-Site Venues Are BiblicalMonday, February 15, 201017"Christianity for 2,000 years has had large churches, including the very first one," the Saddleback Church pastor said Wednesday during a four-day conference. "The first church in...
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