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Purpose Driven Life

Challenging Rick Warren’s “Purpose Driven Life” is like David going up against Goliath, especially if you’re the pastor of a small congregation who also teaches at a small seminary.   When the call came, I had to respond. You see, for a few years I had seen signs announcing “Forty Days of Purpose” and had […] Read More

Sales of Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life catapulted after the book was credited with helping lead to the surrender of the suspect in an Atlanta shooting rampage. On Sunday evening, the day former hostage Ashley Smith told a press conference that reading an excerpt from the book to suspect Brian Nichols was a turning […] Read More

Southern Baptist pastor Rick Warren is gearing up for an East Coast tour marking the two-year anniversary of his best-selling book, The Purpose Driven Life, which is approaching 20 million copies in sales. The tour, which begins Friday in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Washington, D.C., includes meetings with groups that Warren calls […] Read More