After A Ten Year Hiatus, Rick Warren To Host Purpose Driven Conference for Churches

rick-warrenPastor Rick Warren of California’s Saddleback Church will hold another Purpose Driven Church Conference this month, after a gap of 10 years, to help church leaders from around the world to integrate a “Purpose Driven” model, based on his best-selling book, The Purpose Driven Life, into their own church health. “God has shifted my focus from church planting to church renewal,” Warren says.

Over the past decade, Warren has focused almost exclusively on ministry around the world through the PEACE Plan, which seeks to involve every Christian and every church in every nation in the task of serving people in the areas of the greatest global needs. But he says, “Now that the PEACE PLAN is mature and impacting millions of people around the world through thousands of churches, God has shifted my focus from church planting to church renewal, beginning in America.”

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Purpose Driven Conferences, which was last held in the United States in 2006, will update and teach the paradigm for church health and church growth to pastors and their wives from June 28-30 at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California.

We must help plateaued churches and discouraged pastors, and we must train a whole new generation to embrace God’s five purposes for the church: fellowship, discipleship, worship, ministry and evangelism,” Warren says. “While God’s purposes for the church have remained unchanged for 2,000 years, we continue to learn how to apply them in a changing world.”

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