Kay Warren, cofounder of Saddleback Church with her husband, Rick, is an international speaker, best-selling author and Bible teacher who has a passion for inspiring and motivating others to make a difference with their lives. She is best known as a tireless advocate for those living with mental illness, HIV & AIDS, and the orphaned and vulnerable children left behind.
Kay is author of several books including Choose Joy: Because Happiness Isn't Enough, Say Yes to God, and coauthor of Foundations: 11 Core Truths to Build Your Life On with Tom Holladay. Additionally, Kay has also written for Christianity Today, Purpose Driven Life, CNN.com and The Washington Post, and has been featured in Newsweek, Reader's Digest, Guideposts, and Today's Christian Woman magazines, among others.
Kay attended California Baptist College and earned her B.A. from California State University, Los Angeles. Kay and Rick have three children, including one son who is in Heaven.