Rick Warren is an innovative pastor, renowned author, successful entrepreneur and global influencer. The various ministries Pastor Rick has created are a multi-faceted expression of his heart to bring the whole gospel to the whole world.
Since founding Saddleback Church in 1980, Rick Warren continues to be at the forefront of the evangelical movement, encouraging churches everywhere to be a sanctuary for hope and healing. He exhorts business leaders to passionately pursue roles as front-line ambassadors and influencers for the Gospel.
Topping the New York Times Best Seller list for the last 3 decades, Rick Warren's books are known for taking complex theological principles and translating them for the common man.
Rick is recognized as America's most influential spiritual leader, regularly advising international leaders in the public, private, and faith sectors on the most challenging issues of our time.
Dr. Warren has addressed the United Nations, Global Health Summit, World Economic Forum in Davos, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the Aspen Ideas Institute, TED, and numerous world congresses on the issues of poverty, health, education, corruption, leadership development, and faith and ethics in culture. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy