Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Rick Warren to launch daily radio show
Rick Warren to launch daily radio show PDF Print E-mail
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Sunday, 17 February 2013 12:00 AM EST

Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., and best-selling author of The Purpose Driven Life (Zondervan), plans to launch a daily radio show starting the first week of April, The Christian Post reported.

Speaking Feb. 12 at a media gathering at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Warren said the 30-minute show, which will be called "Daily Hope," will focus on bringing "hope to a country that is in a discouragement period," and talked of "the deterioration of religious freedom in the United States and around the world."

Warren never before wanted to syndicate his messages or become a televangelist, but he changed his mind regarding a radio show due to the "discouragement" currently being felt nationwide, citing the weak economic recovery, high unemployment, the shooting in Newtown, Conn., and the "coarsening of society," The Christian Post reported.

"People are far more rude now than they used to be," said Warren, who has pastored Saddleback Church for 32 years. "Our civilization is losing its civility. We just don't know how to be nice to people."

 

In this current issue:

Retailers expect holiday return fraud of $3.8 billion

News image

Techniques and processes put in place to thwart criminal activity...

READ MORE

Lifetime's 'Designing Spaces' to feature Family Christian Stores

News image

Award-winning home improvement show Designing Spaces will feature Family Christian...

READ MORE

Merry Christmas from ‘Christian Retailing’

News image

There will be no Christian Retailing Update on Christmas Day,...

READ MORE

Interactive B&H Bible storybook tops CBA list

News image

B&H Kids’ The Big Picture Interactive Storybook Bible is No. 1on...

READ MORE

IVP’s ‘Teach Us to Want’ named CT Book of the Year

News image

Christianity Today (CT) magazine has named its 2015 Book Awards,...

READ MORE

B&H Books celebrates CT Award of Merit

News image

B&H Publishing Group’s The Measure of Success by Carolyn McCulley...

READ MORE

Carpentree opens AmericasMart Atlanta showroom

News image

Carpentree has announced the opening of a new gift and...

READ MORE

Elementary students help translate the NIrV Bible

News image

Zonderkidz presented new Bibles to the fifth and sixth grade...

READ MORE

Author Jane Kirkpatrick celebrates sales milestone

News image

Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick now has more than 1 million...

READ MORE

Nielsen: Teens prefer print to e-books

News image

Teens are known to be early adopters of new technology...

READ MORE

Religious presses see September sales boost

News image

Faith-based publishers saw sales rise in September, according to the...

READ MORE

Author Don Gossett leaves legacy of praise

News image

Best-selling Whitaker House author Don Gossett died Wednesday, Dec. 10,...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a