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A Purpose Driven Phenomena

An Interview with Rick Warren

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Best-selling author Rick Warren was named by Christianity Today as the most influential pastor in America. His book, The Purpose Driven Life sold eleven million copies its first year and has remained on the New York Times best seller list for forty-four weeks. Warren's book has now become a popular spiritual growth campaign with over ten thousand participating churches. Among those churches are over a thousand Reformed, Presbyterian, Lutheran, and Episcopal/Anglican congregations. What motivates churches not normally associated with mass evangelical movements to embrace Warren's teaching? Modern Reformation asked Warren, a subscriber, to comment.

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Issue: "My Place in His World: Decision Making and the Will of God" Jan./Feb. 2004 Vol. 13 No. 1 Page number(s): 37-39

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