Saddleback Church

    Lake Forest, CA
    FAST FACTS
    Senior Pastor Rick Warren
    Twitter @RickWarren
    Website Saddleback.com
    Founded 1980
    Affiliation Baptist - Southern Baptist
    Locations 19
    Attendance 24,717
    LISTS (Since 2015)
    Fastest Growing 2015 (97)
    Largest 2018 (8)2017 (6)2016 (5)2015 (6)

    We are passionate about family, friendships and finding our calling. This is a family, and a place to call home. Our mission is to provide a place where the depressed, the hurting and hopeless can come and find help. We want to be a place of family, community and hope.

    We welcome the community with open arms. We want to train an army of people who are passionate about living out God′s purpose for their lives. To then give that army an outlet for sharing the love of Christ through outreach and missions.

    We will continue our relentless pursuit to reach one more for Jesus by opening Peace Centers around the world, opening more international campuses, and going to the ends of the earth to share the hope of Jesus Christ.

    How God Works Through Our Weaknesses

    By Rick Warren

    Preaching can literally make me ill, so why do I keep doing it?

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    5 Questions to Start a Meaningful Conversation With Anyone

    By Rick Warren

    These questions will help you get below the surface to the things that really matter.

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    Getting Away to Find New Ideas

    By Anita K. Palmer

    Anthony Miller, pastor of communications at Saddleback Church, outlines how his team innovates.

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    5 Reasons Visitors Return to Your Church

    By Rick Warren

    How to follow-up in ways that will make people feel at home and want to come back.

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    To Catch a Fish, You Have to Think Like a Fish

    By Rick Warren

    In order to reach non-Christians, you have to understand them and speak their language.

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