Rick Warren is an innovative pastor, renowned author, and global influencer. As the founding pastor of Saddleback Church with his wife Kay, Dr. Rick Warren leads a 30,000-member congregation in California with campuses in major cities around the world. Saddleback Church has more than 300 community ministries to serve groups including veterans, single parents, orphans, prisoners, addicts, and those living with a mental illness.
As an author, his book The Purpose Driven Life is one of the best-selling nonfiction books in publishing history. It has been translated into 74 languages and sold more than 50 million copies in all formats.
He also leads the Purpose Driven Network of churches, a global coalition of congregations in 164 countries. More than 500,000 pastors and priests have been trained worldwide, and 212,000 church leaders subscribe to Pastor Rick’s Ministry Toolbox, his free weekly newsletter.
As a global strategist, Dr. Warren advises leaders in the public, private, and faith sectors on leadership development, poverty, health, education, and faith in culture. He has spoken at the United Nations, the World Economic Forum in Davos, the African Union, and numerous congresses around the world.
Rick has also founded The PEACE Plan to address five global issues—spiritual emptiness, self-serving leadership, poverty, disease, and illiteracy—through the power of ordinary people in the local church.
You can listen to Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope, his daily 25-minute audio teaching, and sign up for his free daily devotionals at PastorRick.com.