Pointers for Pastors: What Is a Purpose Driven Church?

Pointers

PointersWhat exactly is a ‘purpose driven’ church? In this Pointer for Pastors, I’ll tackle that question and explain what it means to focus on God’s eternal purposes for the church, rather than pretty much anything else.

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I Get To Be a Part of Saddleback Church

Saddleback Church Easter Attendance

Saddleback Church Easter AttendanceThirteen years ago, I read The Purpose-Driven Church: Growth Without Compromising Your Message & Mission for the first time. The first chapter contains the story of how Rick and Kay Warren packed up their belongings and headed to a community to which God had called them to plant Saddleback Church. They arrived in Orange County with a moving truck and about $1,000 and started a church with seven people at the first Bible study.

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