Design Rick Warren's New Book Cover

Saddleback Church picked a winning design in their print & packaging design contest. For just $5,539 they received 3151 designs from 862 designers.

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Contest title


Design Rick Warren's New Book Cover


"The Hope Of You Need"

Background information


This new book is called “The HOPE You Need” ( and is based on The Lord’s Prayer. This book is for everyone and I'm writing this book to bring real hope to a world that needs it desperately.

Brand Name

Pastor Rick Warren - Senior Pastor of Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, California

Brief Summary

Pastor Warren founded Saddleback Church ( in Lake Forest in 1980. Today, it is one of America’s most influential churches, with approximately 20,000 people attending the weekend services. Saddleback offers more than 200 community ministries and support groups for parents, families, children, couples, prisoners, addicts, people living with HIV/AIDS, depression, MS, Parkinson’s, autism, and many others. He is the author of The Purpose Driven Life (, the bestselling hardback in American history, with over 30 million copies sold worldwide. He built the Purpose Driven Network (, a global alliance of pastors from 162 countries and hundreds of denominations who have been trained to be purpose driven churches. He also founded ( – an online interactive community that provides sermons, forums, and other practical resources for pastors – including archives of a weekly newsletter that is sent to more than 100,000 pastors and ministry leaders. Pastor Warren and his wife Kay are passionate about global missions and what he calls “attacking the five global giants” of poverty, disease, spiritual emptiness, self-serving leadership, and illiteracy. His solution – The Peace Plan – is a massive effort to mobilize Christians around the world into an outreach effort to attack these five global giants of today. Check it out at

Content details


Thanks for your interest in participating in our Book Cover competition! We will pay you $3000 (**UPDATE: Prize Increased to $5,000) if we use your artwork/photography for the cover of Pastor Rick Warren’s new book on the Lord’s Prayer "THE HOPE YOU NEED". You may submit any kind of artwork or photography, as long as it is yours. The final size for the book will be 6" x 9". If you lay out the complete cover, follow these guidelines: Put his name at the top: Rick Warren Author of New York Time Bestseller, The Purpose Driven Life Title in the middle: The Hope You Need Smaller script at bottom: From the Lord’s Prayer The Deadline for submissions is this Saturday at 12 noon, Sept 19, 2009! We're posting from the 99Designs FAQ section to bring clarity to this issue. Here goes: Am I allowed to use clipart or stock images? As a general rule of thumb, do not use stock or clipart images. Most licenses for such images are non-transferable (meaning you can’t just give the license to the contest holder), and don’t let you use the image in a design which is to be trademarked (such as a logo). If you really want to use stock images or clipart in your designs, please read when you can use these images. Keep in mind that contest holders aren’t going to be happy if they are legally pursued over copyright issues arising from your work — and you’ll be liable for any costs and damages they incur!

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