| Jun 18, 2015
| 10:14 AM
On Sunday, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will kick off its usual lackluster campaign called the Fortnight for Freedom in Baltimore. This defense of religious liberty campaign is about as disingenuous an effort as any carnival...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...