Kay Warren

Kay Warren co-founded Saddleback Church with her husband, Rick Warren, in Lake Forest, Calif. She is a passionate Bible teacher and tireless advocate for those
living with mental illness, HIV and AIDS, and for orphaned and vulnerable children. Kay is a board member of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, and the founder of Saddleback’s HIV&AIDS Initiative. Kay is the author of several books including Sacred Privilege and Choose Joy, and the co-author of Foundations, the popular systematic theology course used by churches worldwide. Kay has two children, a third who is in Heaven, and five grandchildren. Learn more about Kay at her website, kaywarren.com.

Finding Hope Again (Part 2 of 2)

Kay Warren explains how childhood trauma and/or mental illness can make people susceptible to depression and even suicidal thoughts, and encourages us to focus on what Jesus accomplished on the cross, to seek comfort in Him, and to stand strong until we see Him. (Part 2 of 2)

Finding Hope Again (Part 1 of 2)

Kay Warren explains how childhood trauma and/or mental illness can make people susceptible to depression and even suicidal thoughts, and encourages us to focus on what Jesus accomplished on the cross, to seek comfort in Him, and to stand strong until we see Him. (Part 1 of 2)

Choose Joy Over Happiness

When troubles come, joy is often exposed as undependable happiness. Kay and Rick Warren learned that happiness wasn’t enough — they needed joy — true joy that can only come from God.

Orphan Care: Accepting the Call

Author and speaker Kay Warren describes how she became an orphan care advocate and gives an impassioned plea for the church to become more involved in ministering to helpless children around the globe.