STORIES OF IMPACT

Read stories about how The PEACE Plan is impacting communities locally and globally.

Parkway Place Baptist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas

Early in his ministry, Pastor Allan Greer implemented the Purpose Driven (PD) model at Parkway Baptist. But it wasn’t until attending PEACE Training at Saddleback’s Retreat Center that he caught the vision for impacting the entire nation of Zambia.

Christian Missionary Alliance in Erbil, Iraq

Pastor Malath Baythoon knows the true meaning of being a good shepherd. In 2014, members of his 200-person congregation were forced to flee when ISIS took control of the area. Today, his church serves not only as a house of worship, but also as a refuge for the displaced — and the Purpose Driven Church is helping them every step of the way.

PEACE Leader Training Equips Mission Leaders

From January 16-18, nearly 40 delegates attended PEACE Leader Training at Saddleback’s Rancho Capistrano Retreat Center—equipping mission leaders in the full implementation of The PEACE Plan in and through their churches.

Purpose Driven East Coast Road Trip

Members from the Purpose Driven (PD) team recently hit the road to connect with PD pastors on the East Coast. Covering four states in four days, their goal was to encourage churches that had expressed interest in partnering with African countries. You won’t believe the results!

PEACE and PD Training Encourage Nations To Rise Up

After The PEACE Plan’s success in Rwanda gained international interest from other countries, the Purpose Driven (PD) and PEACE teams have been actively laying the groundwork to implement the same training and national strategy across the world.

PDC News

Pastor Rick Warren and Pastor Mike Constantz share a special message on resourcing local pastors in long-term recovery efforts in Texas, Florida, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

Relief in the Storm

Saddleback’s PEACE Relief teams respond to Hurricane Harvey, serving the church as they serve local residents.

Highlands Fellowship Church Launches PD in Tanzania

For nearly a decade, Highlands Fellowship in Virginia was involved in missions in Tanzania. When they were asked to become an International Partner Church with that nation, the union was instant. Now, PD training is underway in four major cities!

India and Cambodia Transformed

Nearly two decades ago, Pastor Kim Ryan started a Purpose Driven Church in Lynden, Washington. When God came to him in a vision, Pastor Kim dedicated the rest of his life to raising an army of PEACE champions.

PD in Ivory Coast, China, and More!

This month marked the training kick-off of Purpose Driven in Côte d'Ivoire, in Macedonia, and in Uganda. Plus, nearly 80 church leaders gathered in Hong Kong for the city’s first ever Purpose Driven Church conference!
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