Praise and Prayer

Praise: During seven weekend services, 2,082 people accepted Christ at Saddleback Community Church in Lake Forest, Calif., marking the fourth year in a row the church has recorded more than 1,000 decisions to accept Christ during the Easter weekend, according to Baptist Press news. "Easter is always our best evangelistic service," said Pastor Rick Warren, founding pastor of Saddleback. Much of the church's Easter success lies in a month-long push before the holiday to encourage members to bring their friends to the weekend services.