Rick Warren's son, Matthew, dies from suicide
Few details are available at this point. The OC Register online reported:
Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church sent out an email Saturday morning to church members addressing the death of his youngest son. Matthew Warren, 27, of Mission Viejo, died Friday around 10 a.m. from what appears to be suicide, Supervising Deputy Coroner Daniel Aikin said.Pastor Warren in his statement said:
"In spite of America's best doctors, meds, counselors, and prayers for healing, the torture of mental illness never subsided... after a fun evening together with Kay and me, in a momentary wave of despair at his home, he took his own life."The Christianity Today news staff is developing more information on this tragedy and will update this article as events unfold.