10 Questions with Rick Warren

The preacher, AIDS activist and author talks about his diet book, his son's suicide and Christmas parties

The Daniel Plan , your first book in 10 years, is a diet book. Isn't weight loss sort of an earthly concern for someone in your profession?
In the '90s I wrote a book called The Purpose Driven Church , which is about church health. In the 2000s I wrote The Purpose Driven Life , which is about spiritual health. This book is even more foundational. I noticed that many people want to make changes in their lives but don't have the energy to do it. If we can get people's energy up, then maybe they'd be able to work on their marriage,...

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