Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 3, 2012

Rick Warren

Rick Warren, one of the nation’s best-known pastors and authors, presented the second annual session of the John A. Broadus Lectures on Preaching October 2-3 at Anderson University in South Carolina. Sponsored by Anderson University’s College of Christian Studies, the Broadus Lecture series is an annual event for students and church leaders honoring one of the nation’s pioneering teachers of preaching.

Rick Warren is founder and Senior Pastor of Saddleback Community Church in Lake Forest, CA, one of the ten largest churches in the U.S. His book The Purpose-Driven Life has sold more than 30 million copies, making it the best-selling hardback book (apart from the Bible) in American history. Time magazine named him one of “15 World Leaders Who Mattered Most in 2004” and in 2005 one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World.” In 2005 U.S. News & World Report named him one of “America’s 25 Best Leaders.” His Pastors.com is one of the most widely used Christian websites used by church leaders.