Rick Warren is an innovative pastor, renowned author, and global influencer.
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Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining that trusting God in a crisis will bring unbelievers to God. And God will reward your faith in Heaven.
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains how God will give you a new freedom as he walks with you through the fire.
The book of Daniel teaches us that no matter what crisis we face, God will walk through the fire with us. But God will also use the fire (adversity) to burn off the things that keep us from a full commitment to him.
When we’re asked to do the impossible, the Bible teaches us to use what we learn through the circumstances to point others to God.
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining why we should enlist prayer support from friends when we’re asked to do the impossible. And then we should praise God, expecting him to answer our prayers.
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains why we should respectfully ask “why” when we’re asked to do the impossible. And then we should ask for time to create a solution.
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining why we need to stay connected to a church, a small group, and a ministry.
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining why it is important to know God’s Word and to maintain Christian friendships.
Daniel teaches us how to stay faithful, even when surrounded by people who don’t live according to the Bible.
Daniel teaches us the biblical way to appeal to an authority when we’re asked to do something we don’t think we should do.
Daniel helps us discover four qualities God wants us to develop in our lives: (1) Integrity — Daniel never forgot who he was; (2) Discipline — Daniel controlled his ego and his appetite; (3) Control — Daniel was willing to stand alone; and (4) Humility — Daniel was tactful with authority.etkyhnhz
Daniel’s life shows us that God tests us with stress before he trusts us with success.
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to look into the book of Daniel for the answer to the question: “How can I grow from this problem?” This is a message that teaches us why we can choose to trust God even when we don’t understand our circumstances.....
The life of Daniel teaches us to look for ways that God might use adversity for our good. Join Pastor Rick as he explains why when we’re in a crisis, we should ask, “Where is this problem leading me? Where does God want me to go?”
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains we shouldn’t be surprised by adversity in life, and he outlines three sources of our problems.
God’s blessing comes from obeying the truth, not just knowing it: “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them” (John 13:17 NIV). Pastor Rick wants you to know that Satan doesn’t mind your Bible study as long as you don’t do anything with what you’ve learned. Find out what you need to do to make sure that doesn’t happen.
You’re not going to have much success in winning spiritual battles if you’re starving yourself to death. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shows how to feed yourself on the Word of God—the only thing that has everything you need for sustenance.
In this message, Pastor Rick teaches about building your life on a solid biblical foundation because God’s Word is the only thing that never changes. Opinions change, but truth never changes. If it’s true, it has always been true and will always be true. Lies don’t last.
It’s not enough to just know the Bible; you have to do it! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick wants you to understand how to turn your biblical knowledge into action so that you can take responsibility: “Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it” (James 4:17 NLT).
Simplicity is key when it comes to having an effective quiet time. Join Pastor Rick as he walks through six simple steps that will start you on a rewarding devotional journey. “The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty” (Proverbs 21:5 ESV).
One tip that will help you become a doer of the Word is to write a one-sentence application based on what you read in the Bible. Pastor Rick points to four characteristics of a good application sentence that will help you become a doer of God’s Word and not just a hearer.
As you read the Bible, you should be asking God, “What should I do with this passage?” In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares his Bible study tool called the “probe-it” method, in which you probe a biblical text with questions so that its application will change your life.
In this message, Pastor Rick teaches that the ultimate goal of all Bible study is application. If you only believe the parts of the Bible that you apply in your life, then what do you truly believe? Let God’s Word and this message move you forward in faith as you let the Bible change the way you live, love, and think.
If you want to be successful, God says you should meditate on his Word: “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful” (Joshua 1:8 NIV). So, how do you do it? Pastor Rick shares the answer in this broadcast on biblical meditation.
The Bible is your water and bread—you were never meant to live without it! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick uncovers just how essential God’s Word is to living a full and abundant life.
“If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine” (John 8:31 NASB). In this message, Pastor Rick shares four tips that will help you develop a lifelong habit of reading and studying God’s Word.
Too many of us spend our lives working for the approval of others. But Pastor Rick wants you to know that no one can fathom your full potential except your Creator. Join Pastor Rick as he reveals words from the Bible that will unlock all you’ve been made to do and be.
The more you read God’s Word when you’re down, the more he lifts you up. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick presents the Bible as the ultimate mood elevator. Find out how you can get freedom from discouragement through the truth of God’s Word.
It’s not enough to just know the Bible and study it. We are meant to be doers of the Word and not just hearers. Find out how to activate your faith and stimulate your spiritual growth through this message from Pastor Rick.
God doesn’t want you to carry the baggage of guilt, regret, and shame throughout your life. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick offers hope through the Word of God for those struggling with the weight of their sin: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9 NIV).
God wants you to know that he loves you, he saved you, and you can spend eternity with him. How does he let you know? Through his Word. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to make God’s Word a regular part of your life so that it can change your life.
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to explain why you can trust the Bible to be the unchanging foundation of your life: “Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice . . . They are like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock” (Luke 6:47-48 NIV).
In this message, Pastor Rick talks about the marvel of the Bible—how one book could be so despised and disputed yet such an integral part of culture. Learn why you should trust in the one thing that will last: “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away” (Matthew 24:35 NIV).
Many people have a hard time trusting the Bible because they don’t trust the men who wrote it. Pastor Rick uses this message to show just how much Jesus believed in and trusted the Bible—and why you should, too.
The only reason the universe works is because God is true all the time. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick offers proof, through the example of history, that we can trust God’s Word. This is not only because the Bible is doctrinally and theologically accurate, but because God cannot lie.
There will be a difference in your life when you learn how to gaze into God’s Word instead of glancing at it. Here, Pastor Rick shows how to use God’s Word as a mirror to evaluate your life through four simple steps.
Just as a gardener prepares the soil so that he will receive a harvest, you have to be prepared for God’s Word in order to hear God’s Word. In this message, Pastor Rick walks through four steps to better prepare your heart and attitude to receive God’s Word.
This is an unprecedented time in our history. Because of the coronavirus, churches will not have anyone in their buildings on Easter Sunday. Yet, our all-knowing, all-powerful God can draw us together emotionally and spiritually so that we can still worship him with one heart and one voice.The Bible says, “Then we'll be a choir—not our voices only, but our very lives singing in harmony in a stunning anthem to the God and Father of our Master Jesus!” (Romans 15:6 The Message).This pandemic cannot stop the church from celebrating the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. Easter is the story of the greatest rescue mission in history. God came to earth in the form of Jesus Christ to rescue all of humanity. Because of the cross and because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we have the hope of eternal life in heaven.That’s Good News!
The resurrection reminds you that God’s love is eternal, God has a purpose for your life, and that death is not the end. There is an eternal home waiting for you in heaven! Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about the reasons you can find hope in Jesus’ resurrection.
The resurrection reminds you that there’s no need to fear death, God’s Spirit is working inside you, and God will never stop loving you. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about the reasons you can find hope in Jesus’ resurrection.
Because of the resurrection, you can be certain you’ve been completely forgiven, you no longer need to fear death, and you now have God’s Spirit working within you. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches about these and more reasons you can find hope in Jesus’ resurrection.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach how richly tetelestai reflects the work of Jesus. The word means the job is completed, justice has been served, the debt has been fully paid, the picture is finished, the sacrifice has been made. There is nothing more for you to do!
As Jesus died on the cross, he shouted the word, tetelestai, which means, “It is finished.” In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why tetelestai richly reflects the work of Jesus. It means the job is completed, justice has been served, the picture is finished, the sacrifice has been made, and the debt has been fully paid.
It takes more than willpower to stop worrying. You already know that, because you’ve already tried it! Pastor Rick shares in this message the four things you need to do to stop worrying and the result of taking these steps.
Worry never solves anything! It’s stewing without doing. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick gives four reasons you don’t need to worry from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount that will help you get rid of the worry in your life.
Join Pastor Rick for this message as he explains how to trust in God when you feel bewildered as you wait for him to answer your prayer.
God wants you to wait patiently for him to answer your prayer, but he also wants you to wait expectantly. Pastor Rick explains in this message the two truths you need to remember while you wait patiently and expectantly for God to move in your life.
What does God want you to do while you’re waiting on an answer to your prayer? Psalm 37:7 says, “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act.” In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches the pitfalls you need to avoid while you wait patiently for God to act.
Jesus did for you what you could not do for yourself. If you want healing in your life, you have to believe that Christ can change you. Pastor Rick explains in this broadcast how to make Jesus Christ the Lord of your life so that you can access his power to overcome the tendency to do what you don’t want to do.
Sin always involves self-deception. To stop defeating yourself, you must stop deceiving yourself. In this message, Pastor Rick teaches how to take an honest look at your life, face the truth, and deal with the issues so that you can move toward healing and spiritual growth.
Even after you become a believer, there’s this tension inside of you. You have your good nature that God gave you, but you also have your old sinful nature that is pulling at you. But there is a way out! Pastor Rick shares in this broadcast the secret to personal change.
You already know a lot of things God wants you to do with your life. So why haven’t you done them? Pastor Rick uses this broadcast to encourage you to start doing what you already know to be the revealed will of God for your life. God is waiting on you!
One day you’re going to see in the light of eternity how all your circumstances fit together in God’s plan. Until then, Pastor Rick wants you to remember three errors from this message you need to avoid as you seek God’s will that will help you trust in God, even when you don’t understand.
You may say, “I want God to guide me, but I still get confused. I don’t know what to do.” Often the problem is we’re looking for the wrong thing. Pastor Rick shares in this broadcast what God’s will is and what it is not so you can know what you’re looking for.
Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how God will use your pain to make you more like Jesus.
Join Pastor Rick as he offers a biblical response to the coronavirus. This message includes reminders that God is always with you, to focus on what is unchanging, and that God can use you to minister to others even in this crisis.
Health officials continue to offer common sense steps to contain, reduce, and prevent new infections of the coronavirus. But what should be the spiritual response to this pandemic? How can our hope in Christ remain firm as we walk through this dark valley?
The first step toward peace is to accept what you cannot change. Join Pastor Rick and Kay Warren as they continue to teach about God’s presence in our grief.
Complaining about God is rebellion. Complaining to God is an act of worship. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how the Bible says it is okay to argue with God.
When God can change the way you see yourself, it changes you. Until God changes the way you see yourself, nothing much is going to happen in your life. Join Pastor Rick for this message about when life makes no sense.
Join Pastor Rick for this message on how God suffers with us.
Grief is the only healthy response to loss because it’s unhealthy to deny a loss. Join Pastor Rick as he explains that, if we don’t grieve, we get stuck, unable to move forward.
Join Pastor Rick as he teaches what the Bible means when it says we should “weep with those who weep” (Romans 12:15, NLT).
We are in a battle against hopelessness. When something happens, and we have a major loss in our lives, we sometimes think, this is the end of the world! In this message, Pastor Rick and Kay Warren teach that it’s not the end of the world; it’s only the end of the moment. To everything there is a season. And God gives us hope through Jesus Christ.
In this message, Pastor Rick and Kay Warren teach that, although everything on earth is broken, we can still have joy because we know God is good and he’s got a greater plan!
You’re not alone. God is with you and God loves you, and that’s why you can have peace even when life doesn’t make sense. Join Pastor Rick and Kay Warren as they teach that we can always rely on the promises of God. “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you pass through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned up. It will not consume you” (Isaiah 43:2, NLT).
God’s kind of love can be absolutely exhausting! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches how you can keep your love tank full so you can consistently love others the way God wants you to.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that love is a skill and examines how God will help you develop genuine, lasting love for other people.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why God will never make you love him and why you have the God-given ability to make your own choice.
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to explain how the supernatural love of Jesus not only transforms us, but also flows through us to love even people we consider unlovable.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains how to get the kind of love that lasts despite heartache and difficulty in tough circumstances—the supernatural love and affection of Jesus Christ.
Join Pastor Rick as he walks through what causes people to avoid God and why God wants to give you life, not legalism.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick helps you understand where God is when you hit rock bottom and why you can trust God to be your refuge.
How does love respond when people disappoint you? In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches about the words and speech that bring life and healing to a relationship.
There are plenty of difficult people in the world. God wants you to respond to them in love. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how the Bible says we can do this.
God doesn’t expect you to ignore the hurt in your past. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why we need to deal with our pain, and why doing that is essential to forgiving others.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach how we’re to not only model God’s love by loving each other, we’re also to carry it together to the rest of the world.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick talks about your unique role in God’s family and how God can use you as part of his spiritual body of believers to share his love with the world.
Pastor Rick explains the value and importance of becoming a member of a local church—and the difference between a church attender and a church member.
Join Pastor Rick as he explains what happens once we’re secure inside God’s unconditional love.
You can never be separated from God’s love! There is no place you can go where God’s love isn’t. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach how Jesus demonstrates God’s unconditional love for you.
Human love has its limits. But as Pastor Rick explains in this broadcast, God’s unconditional love has no limits—a significant truth for us to understand.
God never made a person he didn’t love. He made you; he loves you. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches what the Bible says about self-esteem and why that means we don’t need status symbols.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to examine how God uses Christian community to teach us how to love.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that we were created for community, and that’s why we need other believers to learn how to love.
There’s a myth that says you’ve got to clean up your act before you can come to God. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains that God already knows all your sins and still wants you to come to him just as you are.
Pastor Rick continues to share how to earn the trust of your colleagues so you can reach your potential at work and show others the greatness of God.
Join Pastor Rick as he shares how to earn the trust of your colleagues so that you can reach your potential at work.
Pastor Rick explains in this message how likeability is more than a matter of personality and how your choices affect the way others relate to you at work.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick looks to Joseph for an example of how to follow an audacious dream.
In this message, Pastor Rick talks about one of the biggest fears that can keep you from making decisions and how you can get rid of your fears.
When you have a major decision to make, the Bible says to count the cost. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains the things you can use to evaluate the cost of any decision
Are you facing a tough decision about what to do with your career, such as whether or not to change jobs? Join Pastor Rick as he shares the steps that you can learn from Solomon—the wealthiest businessman who ever lived and author of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares God’s promise to you when you trust God and step out in faith to use your gifts and fulfill his purpose for your life.
Ecclesiastes 5:7 says, “Dreaming instead of doing is foolishness, and there is ruin in a flood of empty words” (TLB). In this message, Pastor Rick encourages you to stop making excuses and start trying those things you’ve always wanted to do so you can figure out what God wants you to do.
You can learn a lot from your experiences—good and bad. Pastor Rick uses this message to help you understand why it’s so important to go back and review what’s happened in your life so that you can see God’s lessons in your successes and failures.
Pastor Rick continues to teach how God uses your work and your workplace to develop your character and to further his Kingdom.
In today’s global economy, the new missionaries are businesswomen and businessmen. Pastor Rick teaches in this message how to use your business to further God’s Kingdom.
God is far more concerned about who you are than what you do, but he does use your work and your workplace to develop your character. Pastor Rick uses this message to explain how your workplace is a life course in character development.
God wants you to work so you can express what he made you to be. He’s given you certain gifts and talents. He expects you to use them! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares how you can know if your job is right for you.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains how God builds your character at work by teaching you such things as keeping promises, meeting deadlines, and working without supervision.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches how God uses pressure at work to teach you responsibility.
Join Pastor Rick as he explains why faith means building your life on God’s promises, not his explanations.
When God tests your faith, you may find yourself going through this sequence: First, “What, Lord? What?” Then, “Where, Lord? Where?” Finally, “When, Lord? When?” Join Pastor Rick for biblical insight into how God matures your faith.
God will test your faith by asking you to do what seems impossible or to make a major change that takes you out of your comfort zone. Join Pastor Rick for biblical insight into how God matures your faith.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach the keys to real change, including cleaning house of the things that undermine your Christian walk and believing, in faith, that you can change with God’s help.
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explores how the process for real change includes renewing your thoughts and attitudes and finding a transparent community that will support you as God changes you.
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about the five purposes of your life: Be centered on God, learn to love others, grow in spiritual maturity, give something back, and tell others about God’s love.
Pastor Rick continues to teach that a life well lived is based around these five purposes: Be centered on God, learn to love others, grow in spiritual maturity, give something back, and tell others about God’s love.
Pastor Rick teaches about the five purposes of your life: Be centered on God, learn to love others, grow in spiritual maturity, give something back, and tell others about God’s love.
Living a life well lived requires knowing who you really are and who God made you to be. Join Pastor Rick as he helps you understand what God thinks about you and why that can give you confidence to be who God created you to be.
Living a life well lived requires knowing who you really are, who God made you to be, and what God thinks about you. Join Pastor Rick as he explains how Satan will try to confuse you about your true identity.
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how to determine your timing when making important decisions. For instance, what’s the best timing when the decision is about salvation, when you feel angry, or when your decision is about one of God’s commands?
Pastor Rick continues to teach how to determine your timing when making important decisions. For instance, what’s the best timing when you have an opportunity to do good, when you’ve made a promise to God, or when you feel rushed?
Pastor Rick explains how to determine when to act fast or slow when you’re making important decisions. For instance, what’s the best timing when God tells you to do something, when you need to ask forgiveness, when you feel tempted, or when you don’t have all the facts?
Pastor Rick continues to explain why your immediate circumstances are only a small part of God’s big-picture plan to bring you home to heaven.
If you just look at your immediate circumstances, you’ll miss how God is at work in the world and in your life. The story of Christmas will help you understand the rest of the story —God’s purpose for doing what he does in order to transform you into the image of Jesus.
You can trust God’s timing even if you don’t understand it. Pastor Rick teaches the value of choosing to study God’s promises instead of giving up.
Pastor Rick continues to explain why you can trust that God’s timing is never late. God wants you to wait with patience and humility as you learn to faithfully expect that he will be right on time.
God is never in a hurry, and he’s never late. His timing may not always be convenient, but you can trust that his timing is always perfect.
Every day of your life you have a choice. You can walk either in freedom or in bondage. How do you choose to be free? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the Bible about finding radical freedom.
The Bible says that the more you let God’s Spirit live in you, the more freedom you will have—that’s the truth found in 2 Corinthians 3:17. What does it mean to find true freedom in Christ? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from God’s Word.
You have the freedom to say no to things that mess up your life—and the freedom to say yes to things that build up your life. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the Bible about finding radical freedom.
We have the freedom to talk to God anytime we want. We get that access when we become part of God’s family. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the Bible about finding radical freedom.
Jesus says, “Your heart will be where your treasure is” (Matthew 6:21 NCV). When you give yourself to Jesus, it makes you love him more. Find out why as Pastor Rick teaches from the Bible about radical generosity.
One mark of maturity is when you begin to understand that there really is more joy in giving than in getting. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the Bible about radical generosity.
Because of Jesus, we can have hope that God will protect us with his mighty power and that we are being prepared for eternity. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the Bible about how to find radical hope.
Some people fear that if they commit their lives to Christ, they won’t be able to keep their commitment. But it’s up to God to do the keeping, and that means you can never lose your salvation. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the Bible about how to find radical hope.
Did you know that if you are a believer, God always acts in mercy toward you? Why? Because you are covered in the blood and salvation of Jesus Christ. And that gives us hope. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from God’s Word.
Why does God want you to make your requests in prayer? Because he wants you to see that he can meet your needs. Jesus says, “Ask, using my name, and you will receive, and you will have abundant joy” (John 16:24 NLT). Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the Bible about how to live with radical joy.
Do you constantly ask yourself, “Am I making the right decision? Am I doing the right thing?” Join Pastor Rick as he teaches that no matter how bad things are in your life, you can know for certain that God will use it all for good.
God says there’s no condemnation for those who are in Christ. That means God isn’t mad at you and he’s not trying to get even with you. Join Pastor Rick as he explains how God’s grace can give us radical joy.
Pastor Rick teaches that faith is thanking God in advance for his answer to our prayers. Learn more about how your radical gratitude will transform your prayer life.
Join Pastor Rick as he teaches more about how to be grateful in every situation and how that attitude can change the world.
The Bible says we should give thanks in all circumstances. How? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from God’s Word.
The Bible says we are blessed when we trust God and place our hope and confidence in him. Doing this allows us to develop deep roots into God’s Word, cultivating a constant gratefulness for what God does in our lives. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from God’s Word.
Real faith develops in the valleys of life, not on the mountaintops. Often it is the pain, the hurt, and the difficulties that shape you into who God wants you to be. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from God’s Word.