Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church lost their youngest son, Matthew, to suicide in April. Tuesday, in their first media appearance since his death, the Warrens shared the story of Matthew’s history with mental illness, how they are coping, and why they are grateful for the gun laws in California. Here’s a poignant section of their interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan.
The themes are similar to the message Rick and Kay shared with their church two months ago, when Rick preached his first sermon since Matthew’s suicide. You can read that full story here.