Pastor Rick's Daily Hope

Pastor Rick's Daily Hope Podcast

Rick Warren is an innovative pastor, renowned author, and global influencer.

Creating Life Shaping Conversations - Part 3
One way to be a good listener is by asking open-ended questions and then not jumping to conclusions before you have all the facts. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach what the Bible says about becoming a great listener....

Creating Life Shaping Conversations - Part 2
Sometimes someone just needs to be heard. The Bible teaches us to be sensitive to how someone feels, because feelings may reveal more than words. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why you need to let others share their feelings before trying to solve the problem....

Creating Life Shaping Conversations - Part 1
God says you become a great listener by looking at others with love and then investing as much time as it takes to understand what they’re saying. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches why when you speak and listen without love, your communication is limited....


Forming Healthy Friendships - Part 3
We need to choose friends who will challenge us spiritually and push us to think more clearly and deeply about God’s Word. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about living in healthy community with other believers....

Forming Healthy Friendships - Part 2
We need to choose friends who consistently support us emotionally and spiritually—friends who say, “I'm here with you every step of the way.” Pastor Rick continues to teach in this message about living in healthy community with other believers....

Forming Healthy Friendships - Part 1
You can try to make progress on your own in the Christian life, but you’re not going to get very far. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches why we need friends who encourage us to grow spiritually and follow God’s plan for our lives....


Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 4
You have something to offer the world. No one else has ever been or will ever be like you, and no one will ever be able to make the unique contribution only you can make. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about your identity in Christ....

Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 3
God says your value and worth are priceless. You are precious, treasured, and cherished by the God of the Universe. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach about your identity in Christ and why God chose you for his family....

Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 2
The Bible says God created the entire universe because he wanted a family—and he wants you in his family! Join Pastor Rick as he teaches that God chose you for his family before you were even born and how that affects your identity....


Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Identity - Part 1
The Bible says you are in Christ, chosen, loved, accepted, and totally forgiven by God. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how, when you fully understand these things, it will be difficult for anyone to redefine who you are because you find your identity in Jesus....

Showing Fairness – Part 3
Pastor Rick uses this broadcast to remind us that God can turn any situation, no matter how unfair it may seem, into something beautiful that he can use for his glory....

Showing Fairness – Part 2
Suffering doesn’t automatically build character, but it can if you respond to it in a godly way. Pastor Rick explains how to deal with unfairness in a way that honors God....


Showing Fairness – Part 1
God could make the world completely fair in just a moment. In this message, Pastor Rick tells us why God doesn’t do that and how God wants you to respond....

Maintaining Moral Purity – Part 3
No matter how you’ve strayed from God’s design for sexuality, there’s hope and forgiveness available to you. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains how you can find a fresh start after moral failure....

Maintaining Moral Purity – Part 2
Garbage in, garbage out. That’s not just a cliché. It’s what the Bible teaches! In this message, Pastor Rick shares truths from God’s Word about making good choices that protect our moral purity....


Maintaining Moral Purity – Part 1
You can’t expect to maintain moral purity if you can’t agree on a standard. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick reminds us that purity begins with a commitment to live by God’s standard instead of making your own rules....

Offering Forgiveness – Part 2
Job’s story demonstrates how to deal with resentment in a healthy, God-honoring manner. Join Pastor Rick for this lesson on forgiveness....

A Faith That Keeps Me Hopeful – Part 2
God wants us to put our hope in him, regardless of our circumstances. Today is not the end of the story. Jesus is coming back someday! Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how God can give you hope, even during terrible times....


A Faith That Keeps Me Hopeful – Part 1
An important precursor to experiencing hope during difficult times is to change your perspective, because you’re not going to take your problems into eternity. Listen as Pastor Rick explains how God uses even your terrible times for good....

A Faith That Helps Me Filter What I Say – Part 2
James says your tongue displays who you really are, because it reveals what’s going on inside your heart. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the book of James on how to control your words....


A Faith That Helps Me Filter What I Say – Part 1
Your words have tremendous influence and control over your life. In fact, your tongue can destroy your life quicker than anything else. That’s why you need to ask God to help you filter your words. Join Pastor Rick for this study in James....

Facing Darkness, Finding Hope – Part 1
When your faith remains strong after being tested by fiery trials, you will find you’ve gained a more intimate walk with Jesus as you learn to trust him in the darkest places. Join Kay Warren as she gives testimony to the blessings God will bring into your life when you suffer well and allow him to use your pain for his glory....

A Faith That Handles Delays Patiently – Part 2
How can you be patient when circumstances are uncontrollable, people are unchangeable, and the pain is unbearable and unexplainable? Pastor Rick looks again into the book of James for the answer....


A Faith That Handles Delays Patiently – Part 1
We may not know all that is happening during this pandemic or how long we will be in it, but we do know God is in control. How should that change the way you think and act? Find out when you join Pastor Rick for this broadcast....

A Faith That De-escalates Conflict – Part 2
If you're quick to listen and slow to speak, then you will be slow to get angry. Learn how listening intentionally and intensely will help diffuse conflict as Pastor Rick continues to teach from the book of James....


Showing Respect – Part 3
It’s easy to retaliate for rudeness with more rudeness, but Jesus calls us to a higher standard. Pastor Rick shares how to respond biblically when others do not treat us with respect....

Showing Respect – Part 2
In this message, Pastor Rick looks into God’s Word to explain how to respect even those we disagree with....


The Balanced Life – Part 3
You have just enough time to do everything God wants you to do. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares how to put Jesus in the center of your schedule....

The Balanced Life – Part 2
If you’re carrying a heavy load, it isn’t from Jesus. In this message, Pastor Rick teaches how we can find rest and balance in Jesus....

The Balanced Life – Part 1
In this message, Pastor Rick reminds us that balance is achievable if we put Jesus in the center of all we do....


Developing Self-Control – Part 3
Anger has a price tag. When you realize that truth, you’ll be more likely to control your anger. Join Pastor Rick for this message as he continues to teach about self-control....


A Faith That De-escalates Conflict – Part 1
In Proverbs we learn that “a gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger” (Proverbs 15:1 NIV). Pastor Rick explains in this broadcast how applying this simple, biblical truth in any conflict will de-escalate the situation....

Developing Trust – Part 3
God wants you to step out of your comfort zone in faith. Join Pastor Rick for this message as he explains what God can do through your life when you trust him....

Developing Trust – Part 3
God wants you to step out of your comfort zone in faith. Join Pastor Rick for this message as he explains what God can do through your life when you trust him....


Developing Trust – Part 2
When you don’t trust God, it leads to worry, conflict, and the feeling you have to control everything. In this message, Pastor Rick teaches more steps to developing a greater trust in God....

Developing Trust – Part 1
When we trust anything or anyone other than God, we set ourselves up for more and more stress. Pastor Rick shares in this broadcast how to develop a greater trust in God....


Accepting Responsibility – Part 2
God cares less about your achievements than he does about your character. In this message, Pastor Rick explains what the Bible says about living a life of high character....

Choosing My Standard – Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how you can build your life on the only standard that is truly dependable, God’s Word....


Choosing My Standard – Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach how you can build your life on the only standard that is truly dependable, God’s Word....

Choosing My Standard – Part 2
In this message, Pastor Rick helps you understand how to make the Bible your standard as you build your life on its unchanging values....

Choosing My Standard – Part 1
What you value in life will define how you live your life. In this broadcast, learn how to live your life standing on a rock-solid foundation of God’s eternal values....



What to Do When You Get A Second Chance — Part 4
When God give you a second chance, expect him to use you, no matter what you’ve done or where you’ve been. Join Pastor Rick as shows you why God keeps you alive to fulfill his mission whether you've done anything about it or not up to this point....

What to Do When You Get A Second Chance — Part 3
When God gives you a warning, it's a good sign. It means he still trusts you with your life mission. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches why it’s critical to obey immediately when God gives you a second chance....

What to Do When You Get A Second Chance — Part 2
No matter how your circumstances have changed since you stopped following God’s plan, your life mission never changes. When God gives you a second chance, he’s expecting you to return to the mission he created you to complete. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of Jonah....



What to Do When It Feels Hopeless — Part 1
Join Pastor Rick as he discusses the biblical principles for responding to feelings of hopelessness. This includes looking to God for your rescue, praying passionately, and focusing on the goodness of God....


What to Do When You Cause A Storm — Part 2
Pastor Rick draws from the book of Jonah, teaching how your life mission will align with God's Word, require a step of faith, and in some way help others. He also looks at the consequences of running away from God’s plan for your life....

What to Do When You Cause A Storm — Part 1
From the book of Jonah, Pastor Rick teaches principles related to that your life mission. For instance, it will align with God's Word, require a step of faith, in some way help others, and scare you at first....

Never Fight Your Battles Undressed! – Part 3
How do you put on the full armor of God? Pastor Rick teaches that you do it through prayer. Prayer is how we fight the battle! And just as you do when getting dressed for your day, the best time to pray for the battle ahead—the best time to put on your spiritual armor—is before you even set foot out the door....


Never Fight Your Battles Undressed! – Part 3
How do you put on the full armor of God? Pastor Rick teaches that you do it through prayer. Prayer is how we fight the battle! And just as you do when getting dressed for your day, the best time to pray for the battle ahead—the best time to put on your spiritual armor—is before you even set foot out the door....

Never Fight Your Battles Undressed! – Part 2
If you’re going to win spiritual battles over doubt, discouragement, depression, and defeat, you’ve got to learn how to control your thoughts. The helmet of salvation helps you see that the truth about you is what God says about you, not what someone else says. If you’ve ever felt mislabeled by others, join Pastor Rick as he teaches you how to submit your thoughts to God....

Never Fight Your Battles Undressed! – Part 1
We’ve all been born into a battlefield. An invisible, cosmic war is going on all around us. No matter who we are, we are part of this eternal warfare. But the Bible tells us that we’re not alone in this battle. God is with us, and Jesus has already won the battle. Pastor Rick teaches that our fight is not FOR victory; our fight is FROM victory....


When Your World Falls Apart – Part 3
One of the challenges of living in a broken world is that it will fall apart on us at some point. If you think your life is beyond repair, you’re wrong. If you think that your best days are all behind you, you’re wrong. If you think it’s impossible for God to bring good out of bad, you’re wrong. No matter how broken your life may seem, no matter how badly things have fallen apart, Jesus can make you whole again....

When Your World Falls Apart – Part 2
No matter what you’re going through and no matter what’s happened in your life, God isn’t through with you. You don’t have to be afraid. He’s never going to leave you or forsake you. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains that God can hear your cries for help, no matter how deep the well seems....

When Your World Falls Apart – Part 1
God wants you to know he can handle your anger, your gripes, and your grief. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that if we don’t talk out our emotions with God, we’ll end up taking them out somewhere else. When you feel like your world is falling apart, the first step toward recovery is getting good and honest with God about how you feel....


Being Faithful in a Faithless World – Part 3
God uses shortages to test our generosity and to grow our faith. It’s easy to be generous when you have a lot. But faithful people are generous even when they don’t have a lot. God will multiply the little you have when you trust him with it. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that when you do all God tells you to do, he does what you can’t, and he’ll give it back to you in abundance....

Being Faithful in a Faithless World – Part 2
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that when we use what God has given us to help others, we show our faith in God. You demonstrate that you can be trusted with the things he gives you and that you’re developing one of his characteristics: generosity....

Being Faithful in a Faithless World – Part 1
The Bible tells us that God is looking for people with faith but that faithful people are hard to find. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick will encourage you to trust God when it comes to your finances, your health, your job, and your relationships....


Why is Life in This World So Hard? – Part 3
When you get closer to God, his light reveals the reality of sin. We can see that it causes emotional distress and disappointment, relational distance and discord, financial difficulties, physical decay, deformities, death, and a disconnect with God—the worst result of all. But Jesus says we can take heart because he has overcome the world. He can fill the emptiness in your life and guide you through the tough times....

Why is Life in This World So Hard? – Part 2
Disappointment is a natural part of life because everything on this planet is broken and nothing works perfectly. But God doesn’t just leave us alone to sort it all out. The Good News is that God knows we’re in a mess and that’s why he sent Jesus to rescue us and to bring us home to heaven....

Why is Life in This World So Hard? – Part 1
Why is this world so hard to live in? The Bible says it is because we all want to be our own boss—we say, “I know what will make me happy more than God does. I want to do live life on my own.” But here’s the Good News: God has not left us here without hope. He sent us a Savior, his Son, Jesus Christ. When you choose God, he will help you make it through the difficulties of life....


Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 4
Satan wants to establish a foothold in your life, and once he gets deep enough into an area of sin, he turns the foothold into a stronghold. Once that happens, it will be harder for you to take back control of your life. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick talks about strongholds and what we can do to protect ourselves against them....

Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 3
Spiritual transformation is a process of developing new habits over time. Habits become the building blocks of change and collectively shape our character. There is no such thing as instant maturity. It is a small, step-by-step, gradual, incremental process as the Holy Spirit guides us into deeper maturity....

Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 2
Imagine what it would be like if you tried to live a perfect life, but the way you keep things perfect is by avoiding any chance of making mistakes. You’d always be paralyzed by indecision. The Bible says the answer to this is Jesus Christ. You don’t have to be perfect because Jesus is, and that’s Good News....


Making the Hard Changes in Me – Part 1
The Bible says rebellion against God broke everything in life. Before sin there was no death, no sadness, no sorrow, and no difficulty in the world. It was only when everything got broken that sin brought death into the world. But God has not left us here without hope. He has sent us a Savior, in his Son, Jesus Christ....

Set Free from Me – Part 4
Whenever we’re afraid, we need to turn our thoughts to God. This is how God’s Spirit sets us free from fear. The Bible says, “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, ‘Abba, Father.’ For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children” (Romans 8:14-16 NLT)....

Set Free from Me – Part 3
We can become so focused on what NOT to think about that we end up thinking about it even more! The Bible teaches that the thoughts we resist, tend to persist. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches how Jesus helps us to shift our thoughts from negative to positive....


Set Free from Me – Part 2
You have the ability to say no to sin. Do you hear that? The Bible says we do not have to sin. Pastor Rick explains how we can make the right choices as we respond to the Holy Spirit at work within us....

Set Free from Me – Part 1
The only way to make real change in your life is to let God change you from the inside out. You simply can’t make lasting changes on your own. Pastor Rick explains that the Holy Spirit is there for us, to help us overcome the self-destructive things we do that keep us from really changing....

Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 4
Pastor Rick continues to teach from Romans 7, where the apostle Paul explains why we face temptation, how much temptation costs, and how to win the battle by doing what God tells us to do....


Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 3
You may feel totally defeated today. And you’re thinking, “I just want to give up!” Pastor Rick teaches if you’re ready to give up, that’s GOOD! You can stop trying to do everything on your own because it’s impossible. You can’t live life without Jesus. But Jesus can empower you with new life....

Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 2
As Christians we are born again with a “new” nature through the Holy Spirit, yet our “old” sin nature still fights for control. The apostle Paul reached a point in his walk with God where he was totally exhausted because of the intense war going on inside him. But ultimately, Paul’s testimony offers us encouragement as we fight the same battle....

Winning the Battle Inside Me – Part 1
God says when you come to him and ask for forgiveness, he will be faithful to forgive. But God also wants you to confess to another person. Pastor Rick teaches that this accountability partner will help you to make lasting changes because you will experience someone else loving you unconditionally, accepting you, and praying for you....


When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 3
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches why it’s important to get your mind off of your circumstances and your problems—and to focus on God’s goodness in your past, his closeness to you in your present, and his power to help you in your future....

When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 2
God expects you to run the race he has set for you. He doesn’t expect you to run the race you set for yourself; he doesn’t expect you to run the race other people set for you. Run the race God has set for you! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why living for the approval of others will hold you back....

When You Feel Like Giving Up – Part 1
The Bible says there are two things that will hold you back as you run the race God sets before you. First, there are the things that weigh you down, such as unrealistic expectations or being stuck in the past. Second, there are sins, the things we know that are wrong but we do them anyway....


A Faith That Counters My Bad Habits – Part 2
You’ll never be sinless on this side of eternity, but you can sin less. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to identify the emotional patterns that lead to sinful habits. Knowing this will help you stay faithful, even under the stress of the coronavirus crisis....

A Faith That Counters My Bad Habits – Part 1
God is on your side and wants you to win over temptation. James says that God is faithful and won’t let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But first you must let God help you. Join Pastor Rick for this practical message about overcoming your bad habits, particularly when you’re under stress....

A Faith That Makes Tough Choices Easier – Part 2
When you’re facing tough choices, the Bible says be encouraged because God will guide you. In fact, even if you make a mistake, God will work things out for good. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach from the book of James....


A Faith That Makes Tough Choices Easier – Part 1
Did you know God will give you wisdom if you just ask for it. But in order to receive God’s wisdom, it’s important to put him first in your life, to practice his Word, and to trust what he says. Join Pastor Rick for this message on learning how to make stress-free decisions....

A Faith That Isn't Troubled by Troubles – Part 2
How does God want us to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? The book of James shows us how we can choose to remain joyful, knowing God can create good from this crisis. We can relax and ask God for wisdom, believe he will help us, and rely on his many promises....

A Faith That Isn't Troubled by Troubles – Part 1
The book of James says God uses the difficulties in our lives for good. They test our faith, help us develop the perseverance necessary to handle pressure, and mature our character. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches about a faith that isn’t troubled by trouble....


A Faith That Plants Seeds of Peace – Part 2
What kind of seeds are you planting to establish peace in your relationships? Are you sowing seeds of harmony, trust, patience, and encouragement? Or are you sowing seeds of disagreement, distrust, impatience, and criticism? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of James on how you will reap what you sow....

A Faith That Plants Seeds of Peace – Part 1
How can you plant seeds of peace in your relationships? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of James about the six essential seeds you need to plant in your home and community for better relationships....

A Faith That Walks Through the Valley of the Virus – Part 2
The Bible warns: “The gullible believe anything they're told, but the prudent sift and weigh every word” (Proverbs 14:15 MSG). Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to protect yourself from people who try to take advantage of a situation, such as the COVID-19 crisis....


A Faith That Anchors Me in a Storm – Part 1
How do you anchor your life in a way that gives you stability against life’s inevitable storms? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches from the book of James about how we can experience a stabilizing faith....


A Faith That Stays Calm in a Crisis – Part 1
When anger is managed, it produces great marriages, great friendships, great businesses, great leaders, and great progress. It’s important to make the choice beforehand to manage your anger in ways that honor God and other people....

A Faith That Leads to Emotional Health – Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach principles from the book of James that will help you emerge from any crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic, mentally stronger, emotionally healthier, and with greater spiritual maturity....


A Faith That Leads to Emotional Health – Part 1
You can't control the circumstances of life — such as COVID-19 — but you can control how you choose to respond to a crisis. Join Pastor Rick as he explores the practical principles for coping with stress found in the book of James....

A Faith That Shows Respect to Everyone – Part 2
Prejudice toward another person is essentially saying, "God, you made a mistake in creating a variety of people. You should’ve just made everybody like me." Join Pastor Rick as he explains why God hates prejudice and bigotry....


A Faith That Shows Respect to Everyone – Part 1
Prejudice is a blatant expression of pride and arrogance. The Bible teaches that when you reject what God has created, you reject his perfect plan and design. Join Pastor Rick for this important teaching....

A Faith That Loves My Neighbor as Myself – Part 1
Don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic be your excuse not to follow God’s command to love your neighbor. Reach out, open up, and share life with your neighbors so that they can one day share eternity with you....


Real Faith Versus Fake Faith - Part 2
There are thousands of promises from God in the Bible. You need these promises to stay stable and strong during the COVID-19 pandemic. But to access those promises, you need to fully trust God. This message will help you look at your actions and see if they are true to what you say you believe....

Real Faith Versus Fake Faith - Part 1
What’s the use in saying you have faith, if it doesn’t show up in the way you live and the things you do? Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how we can put our faith to work....


The Kind of Prayer God Answers — Part 2
Pastor Rick explains how the life of Daniel teaches us that God answers prayers that we pray with sincerity and passion. God wants us to demonstrate that we are serious about our requests....

Will You Stand Strong for God Publicly? — Part 3
Teaching from the book of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains that when we publicly stand strong for God, it encourages other believers to stand strong, too. And it is a powerful example to unbelievers....


Are You Learning from Those Who Came Before You? — Part 3
In this message, Pastor Rick explains, “If I don’t humbly learn from the generations before me, I will end up making the exact same mistakes.” Daniel shows us that we should put into practice what we’ve already learned. In fact, we really haven’t learned it until we apply it in our lives....



When The Heat Is On - Part 3
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining that trusting God in a crisis will bring unbelievers to God. And God will reward your faith in Heaven....


When The Heat Is On - Part 2
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains how God will give you a new freedom as he walks with you through the fire....

When The Heat Is On - Part 1
The book of Daniel teaches us that no matter what crisis we face, God will walk through the fire with us. But God will also use the fire (adversity) to burn off the things that keep us from a full commitment to him....


When You’re Asked to Do the Impossible — Part 2
Pastor Rick teaches from the book of Daniel, explaining why we should enlist prayer support from friends when we’re asked to do the impossible. And then we should praise God, expecting him to answer our prayers....

When You're Asked To Do The Impossible - Part 1
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains why we should respectfully ask “why” when we’re asked to do the impossible. And then we should ask for time to create a solution....



When You're Pressured To Conform - Part 2
Daniel helps us discover four qualities God wants us to develop in our lives: (1) Integrity — Daniel never forgot who he was; (2) Discipline — Daniel controlled his ego and his appetite; (3) Control — Daniel was willing to stand alone; and (4) Humility — Daniel was tactful with authority. etkyhnhz...

When Your World Is Shaken Up – Part 3
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to look into the book of Daniel for the answer to the question: “How can I grow from this problem?” This is a message that teaches us why we can choose to trust God even when we don’t understand our circumstances........


When Your World Is Shaken Up – Part 2
The life of Daniel teaches us to look for ways that God might use adversity for our good. Join Pastor Rick as he explains why when we’re in a crisis, we should ask, “Where is this problem leading me? Where does God want me to go?”...

When Your World Is Shaken Up – Part 1
Teaching from the life of Daniel, Pastor Rick explains we shouldn’t be surprised by adversity in life, and he outlines three sources of our problems....

Integrating God’s Word into My Life - Part 2
God’s blessing comes from obeying the truth, not just knowing it: “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them” (John 13:17 NIV). Pastor Rick wants you to know that Satan doesn’t mind your Bible study as long as you don’t do anything with what you’ve learned. Find out what you need to do to make sure that doesn’t happen....


Integrating God’s Word into My Life - Part 1
You’re not going to have much success in winning spiritual battles if you’re starving yourself to death. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shows how to feed yourself on the Word of God—the only thing that has everything you need for sustenance....

Understanding the Meaning of a Biblical Text - Part 4
In this message, Pastor Rick teaches about building your life on a solid biblical foundation because God’s Word is the only thing that never changes. Opinions change, but truth never changes. If it’s true, it has always been true and will always be true. Lies don’t last....

Understanding the Meaning of a Biblical Text - Part 3
It’s not enough to just know the Bible; you have to do it! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick wants you to understand how to turn your biblical knowledge into action so that you can take responsibility: “Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it” (James 4:17 NLT)....


Understanding the Meaning of a Biblical Text - Part 2
Simplicity is key when it comes to having an effective quiet time. Join Pastor Rick as he walks through six simple steps that will start you on a rewarding devotional journey. “The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty” (Proverbs 21:5 ESV)....

Understanding the Meaning of a Biblical Text - Part 1
One tip that will help you become a doer of the Word is to write a one-sentence application based on what you read in the Bible. Pastor Rick points to four characteristics of a good application sentence that will help you become a doer of God’s Word and not just a hearer....

How to Study a Bible Passage - Part 4
As you read the Bible, you should be asking God, “What should I do with this passage?” In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares his Bible study tool called the “probe-it” method, in which you probe a biblical text with questions so that its application will change your life....


How to Study a Bible Passage - Part 3
In this message, Pastor Rick teaches that the ultimate goal of all Bible study is application. If you only believe the parts of the Bible that you apply in your life, then what do you truly believe? Let God’s Word and this message move you forward in faith as you let the Bible change the way you live, love, and think....

How to Study a Bible Passage - Part 2
If you want to be successful, God says you should meditate on his Word: “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful” (Joshua 1:8 NIV). So, how do you do it? Pastor Rick shares the answer in this broadcast on biblical meditation....

How to Study a Bible Passage - Part 1
The Bible is your water and bread—you were never meant to live without it! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick uncovers just how essential God’s Word is to living a full and abundant life....


Seeing What God Wants Me to See - Part 3
“If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine” (John 8:31 NASB). In this message, Pastor Rick shares four tips that will help you develop a lifelong habit of reading and studying God’s Word....

Seeing What God Wants Me to See - Part 2
Too many of us spend our lives working for the approval of others. But Pastor Rick wants you to know that no one can fathom your full potential except your Creator. Join Pastor Rick as he reveals words from the Bible that will unlock all you’ve been made to do and be....

Seeing What God Wants Me to See - Part 1
The more you read God’s Word when you’re down, the more he lifts you up. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick presents the Bible as the ultimate mood elevator. Find out how you can get freedom from discouragement through the truth of God’s Word....


How the Bible Changes Us - Part 3
It’s not enough to just know the Bible and study it. We are meant to be doers of the Word and not just hearers. Find out how to activate your faith and stimulate your spiritual growth through this message from Pastor Rick....

How the Bible Changes Us - Part 2
God doesn’t want you to carry the baggage of guilt, regret, and shame throughout your life. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick offers hope through the Word of God for those struggling with the weight of their sin: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9 NIV)....

How the Bible Changes Us - Part 1
God wants you to know that he loves you, he saved you, and you can spend eternity with him. How does he let you know? Through his Word. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how to make God’s Word a regular part of your life so that it can change your life....


Why Can I Trust the Bible - Part 4
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to explain why you can trust the Bible to be the unchanging foundation of your life: “Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice . . . They are like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock” (Luke 6:47-48 NIV)....


Why Can I Trust the Bible - Part 3
In this message, Pastor Rick talks about the marvel of the Bible—how one book could be so despised and disputed yet such an integral part of culture. Learn why you should trust in the one thing that will last: “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away” (Matthew 24:35 NIV)....

Why Can I Trust the Bible - Part 2
Many people have a hard time trusting the Bible because they don’t trust the men who wrote it. Pastor Rick uses this message to show just how much Jesus believed in and trusted the Bible—and why you should, too....


Why Can I Trust the Bible - Part 1
The only reason the universe works is because God is true all the time. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick offers proof, through the example of history, that we can trust God’s Word. This is not only because the Bible is doctrinally and theologically accurate, but because God cannot lie....


Building My Life on the Bible - Part 2
There will be a difference in your life when you learn how to gaze into God’s Word instead of glancing at it. Here, Pastor Rick shows how to use God’s Word as a mirror to evaluate your life through four simple steps....

Building My Life on the Bible - Part 1
Just as a gardener prepares the soil so that he will receive a harvest, you have to be prepared for God’s Word in order to hear God’s Word. In this message, Pastor Rick walks through four steps to better prepare your heart and attitude to receive God’s Word....


Expecting a Resurrection When Life Falls Apart
This is an unprecedented time in our history. Because of the coronavirus, churches will not have anyone in their buildings on Easter Sunday. Yet, our all-knowing, all-powerful God can draw us together emotionally and spiritually so that we can still worship him with one heart and one voice. The Bible says, “Then we'll be a choir—not our voices only, but our very lives singing in harmony in a stunning anthem to the God and Father of our Master Jesus!” (Romans 15:6 The Message). This pandemic cannot stop the ...


How the Resurrection Gives Us Hope - Part 3
The resurrection reminds you that God’s love is eternal, God has a purpose for your life, and that death is not the end. There is an eternal home waiting for you in heaven! Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about the reasons you can find hope in Jesus’ resurrection....

How the Resurrection Gives Us Hope - Part 2
The resurrection reminds you that there’s no need to fear death, God’s Spirit is working inside you, and God will never stop loving you. Join Pastor Rick as he continues to teach about the reasons you can find hope in Jesus’ resurrection....


How the Resurrection Gives Us Hope - Part 1
Because of the resurrection, you can be certain you’ve been completely forgiven, you no longer need to fear death, and you now have God’s Spirit working within you. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches about these and more reasons you can find hope in Jesus’ resurrection....


There Is Nothing More for You to Do - Part 2
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach how richly tetelestai reflects the work of Jesus. The word means the job is completed, justice has been served, the debt has been fully paid, the picture is finished, the sacrifice has been made. There is nothing more for you to do!...

There Is Nothing More for You to Do - Part 1
As Jesus died on the cross, he shouted the word, tetelestai, which means, “It is finished.” In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why tetelestai richly reflects the work of Jesus. It means the job is completed, justice has been served, the picture is finished, the sacrifice has been made, and the debt has been fully paid....


How Can I Stop Worrying? - Part 2
It takes more than willpower to stop worrying. You already know that, because you’ve already tried it! Pastor Rick shares in this message the four things you need to do to stop worrying and the result of taking these steps....


How Can I Stop Worrying? - Part 1
Worry never solves anything! It’s stewing without doing. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick gives four reasons you don’t need to worry from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount that will help you get rid of the worry in your life....


How Long Should I Keep Praying? - Part 2
God wants you to wait patiently for him to answer your prayer, but he also wants you to wait expectantly. Pastor Rick explains in this message the two truths you need to remember while you wait patiently and expectantly for God to move in your life....


How Long Should I Keep Praying? - Part 1
What does God want you to do while you’re waiting on an answer to your prayer? Psalm 37:7 says, “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act.” In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches the pitfalls you need to avoid while you wait patiently for God to act....

Why Do I Do What I Don’t Want to Do? - Part 3
Jesus did for you what you could not do for yourself. If you want healing in your life, you have to believe that Christ can change you. Pastor Rick explains in this broadcast how to make Jesus Christ the Lord of your life so that you can access his power to overcome the tendency to do what you don’t want to do....


Why Do I Do What I Don’t Want to Do? - Part 2
Sin always involves self-deception. To stop defeating yourself, you must stop deceiving yourself. In this message, Pastor Rick teaches how to take an honest look at your life, face the truth, and deal with the issues so that you can move toward healing and spiritual growth....


Why Do I Do What I Don’t Want to Do? - Part 1
Even after you become a believer, there’s this tension inside of you. You have your good nature that God gave you, but you also have your old sinful nature that is pulling at you. But there is a way out! Pastor Rick shares in this broadcast the secret to personal change....


How Can I Know God’s Will? - Part 3
You already know a lot of things God wants you to do with your life. So why haven’t you done them? Pastor Rick uses this broadcast to encourage you to start doing what you already know to be the revealed will of God for your life. God is waiting on you!...

How Can I Know God’s Will? - Part 2
One day you’re going to see in the light of eternity how all your circumstances fit together in God’s plan. Until then, Pastor Rick wants you to remember three errors from this message you need to avoid as you seek God’s will that will help you trust in God, even when you don’t understand....


How Can I Know God’s Will? - Part 1
You may say, “I want God to guide me, but I still get confused. I don’t know what to do.” Often the problem is we’re looking for the wrong thing. Pastor Rick shares in this broadcast what God’s will is and what it is not so you can know what you’re looking for....


Walking without Fear Through the Valley of Virus – Part 2
Join Pastor Rick as he offers a biblical response to the coronavirus. This message includes reminders that God is always with you, to focus on what is unchanging, and that God can use you to minister to others even in this crisis....


Walking without Fear Through the Valley of Virus – Part 1
Health officials continue to offer common sense steps to contain, reduce, and prevent new infections of the coronavirus. But what should be the spiritual response to this pandemic? How can our hope in Christ remain firm as we walk through this dark valley?...


Surrender The Path to Peace - Part 1
The first step toward peace is to accept what you cannot change. Join Pastor Rick and Kay Warren as they continue to teach about God’s presence in our grief....


Struggle - When Life Makes No Sense - Part 1
When God can change the way you see yourself, it changes you. Until God changes the way you see yourself, nothing much is going to happen in your life. Join Pastor Rick for this message about when life makes no sense....



Getting Through Life's Losses - Part 1
Grief is the only healthy response to loss because it’s unhealthy to deny a loss. Join Pastor Rick as he explains that, if we don’t grieve, we get stuck, unable to move forward....

When Your World Collapses
Join Pastor Rick as he teaches what the Bible means when it says we should “weep with those who weep” (Romans 12:15, NLT)....


How We're Getting Through - Part 3
We are in a battle against hopelessness. When something happens, and we have a major loss in our lives, we sometimes think, this is the end of the world! In this message, Pastor Rick and Kay Warren teach that it’s not the end of the world; it’s only the end of the moment. To everything there is a season. And God gives us hope through Jesus Christ....


How We're Getting Through - Part 2
In this message, Pastor Rick and Kay Warren teach that, although everything on earth is broken, we can still have joy because we know God is good and he’s got a greater plan!...

How We're Getting Through - Part 1
You’re not alone. God is with you and God loves you, and that’s why you can have peace even when life doesn’t make sense. Join Pastor Rick and Kay Warren as they teach that we can always rely on the promises of God. “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you pass through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned up. It will not consume you” (Isaiah 43:2, NLT)....


The Secrets of Lasting Love – Part 3
God’s kind of love can be absolutely exhausting! In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches how you can keep your love tank full so you can consistently love others the way God wants you to....



Love Is Not Easily Angered – Part 4
Join Pastor Rick as he continues to explain how the supernatural love of Jesus not only transforms us, but also flows through us to love even people we consider unlovable....


Love Is Not Easily Angered – Part 3
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains how to get the kind of love that lasts despite heartache and difficulty in tough circumstances—the supernatural love and affection of Jesus Christ....



Love Lets It Go – Part 3
How does love respond when people disappoint you? In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches about the words and speech that bring life and healing to a relationship....


Love Lets It Go – Part 2
There are plenty of difficult people in the world. God wants you to respond to them in love. Join Pastor Rick as he teaches how the Bible says we can do this....


Love Lets It Go – Part 1
God doesn’t expect you to ignore the hurt in your past. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains why we need to deal with our pain, and why doing that is essential to forgiving others....


Loving Like Jesus Loves Me – Part 4
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach how we’re to not only model God’s love by loving each other, we’re also to carry it together to the rest of the world....

Loving Like Jesus Loves Me – Part 3
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick talks about your unique role in God’s family and how God can use you as part of his spiritual body of believers to share his love with the world....


Loving Like Jesus Loves Me – Part 2
Pastor Rick explains the value and importance of becoming a member of a local church—and the difference between a church attender and a church member....


Love Matters Most – Part 3
You can never be separated from God’s love! There is no place you can go where God’s love isn’t. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick continues to teach how Jesus demonstrates God’s unconditional love for you....


Love Matters Most – Part 2
Human love has its limits. But as Pastor Rick explains in this broadcast, God’s unconditional love has no limits—a significant truth for us to understand....


Love Matters Most – Part 1
God never made a person he didn’t love. He made you; he loves you. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches what the Bible says about self-esteem and why that means we don’t need status symbols....


It’s All About Love – Part 2
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick teaches that we were created for community, and that’s why we need other believers to learn how to love....


Standing Out at Work – Part 4
Pastor Rick continues to share how to earn the trust of your colleagues so you can reach your potential at work and show others the greatness of God....


Standing Out at Work – Part 2
Pastor Rick explains in this message how likeability is more than a matter of personality and how your choices affect the way others relate to you at work....


Making Wise Decisions at Work – Part 2
When you have a major decision to make, the Bible says to count the cost. In this broadcast, Pastor Rick explains the things you can use to evaluate the cost of any decision...


Making Wise Decisions at Work – Part 1
Are you facing a tough decision about what to do with your career, such as whether or not to change jobs? Join Pastor Rick as he shares the steps that you can learn from Solomon—the wealthiest businessman who ever lived and author of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes....

The Work God Shaped You to Do – Part 3
In this broadcast, Pastor Rick shares God’s promise to you when you trust God and step out in faith to use your gifts and fulfill his purpose for your life....

The Work God Shaped You to Do – Part 2
Ecclesiastes 5:7 says, “Dreaming instead of doing is foolishness, and there is ruin in a flood of empty words” (TLB). In this message, Pastor Rick encourages you to stop making excuses and start trying those things you’ve always wanted to do so you can figure out what God wants you to do....


The Work God Shaped You to Do – Part 1
You can learn a lot from your experiences—good and bad. Pastor Rick uses this message to help you understand why it’s so important to go back and review what’s happened in your life so that you can see God’s lessons in your successes and failures....

The Purpose of Work – Part 4
Pastor Rick continues to teach how God uses your work and your workplace to develop your character and to further his Kingdom....

The Purpose of Work – Part 3
In today’s global economy, the new missionaries are businesswomen and businessmen. Pastor Rick teaches in this message how to use your business to further God’s Kingdom....