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"The Purpose Driven Life" / Prison / Warren #783550

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 2005
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.

(Jamestown, California: Peter Viles) Faith behind prison bars based on the book "The Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren featured; scenes shown from the prison in Jamestown, California; details given of the spread of the book-based ministry to 74 prisons. [Inmate Greg COATES†- recalls being baptized & finding joy in his heart.] [Prison counselor Hector LOZANO†- says the book gives the inmates hope & purpose.] [Sierra Conservation Center Warden Matthew KRAMER†- cites the security savings due to the book.]

(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Thelma Gutierrez) Warren's background presented; scenes shown of him preaching; details given of his methodical approach to building his church in California. [Warren's SISTER - talks about her brother & his message.] [WARREN - talks about God.] [Saddleback Church pastor Glen KRUEN†- talk about Rick & his goal of a 20,000 member church.]

Zahn, Paula;
Viles, Peter;
Gutierrez, Thelma

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