| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:59 PM
It took pastor Moses Camacho over a year to find it, but when he did, he knew it was the right place.
With its Spanish mission-style architecture, it was clear that Saddleback Church had found a home for its newest campus at 1901 Newport Plaza, in...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 5:54 PM
Rick Warren's Saddleback Church is scheduled to open a new campus Sunday in downtown Costa Mesa.
The new location in Newport Plaza, 1901 Newport Blvd., across from The Triangle, will serve as a new home for the Huntington Beach congregation that...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one.
Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When Jim Black leads people on a robust walk three times a week on the grounds of the 120-acre Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, he's got powerful company: God.
The several dozen people who join him have shown up with the same hopes that anyone brings...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
You know when you fall in love with a band and you want everyone else to love them too?
You become a music proselytizer, trying to convert the skeptics. Just give it one listen, you say, sure they'll see the light.
Sometimes there’s the great...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Rick Warren said in an interview Tuesday on CNN that even with a loving family and access to mental healthcare, it was not enough to save his son from suicide.
Matthew Warren, 27, fatally shot himself April 5 at his home in Orange County by using an...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:48 PM
The annual retail arms race is invading Thanksgiving with a vengeance. Instead of a Norman Rockwell tableau of family gathered round the turkey, a more fitting image this year might be Americans rushing out to bag bargains.
On Monday, Wal-Mart, Target...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Q: I was raised as a Catholic and went to Catholic school for many years.
I've always believed what's in the Bible because it is the word of the Lord. But how do I know Jesus was really the Messiah? Many people have said they were the Messiah over the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Michael Marchesano gazed out the window of his third-floor office in downtown Los Angeles and didn't like what he saw. In a far corner of an excavated pit, five stories deep and the size of a city block, stood a mound of dirt as big as a small house. It...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:31 PM
COSTA MESA — Saddleback Church founder and Pastor Rick Warren, one of the nation's most recognizable religious figures, announced Thursday a partnership with Vanguard University to educate future church leaders.
Students will be able to earn...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...