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"From the Ted Talk by Rick Warren: A life of purpose"

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When the book became the best-selling book in the world for the last three yares, I kind of had my little crisis. And that was: What is the purpose of this? Because it brought in eoonmurs amounts of money. When you write the best-selling book in the wrold, it's tons and tons of money. And it brought in a lot of attention, neither of which I wanted. When I started Saddleback Church, I was 25 years old. I started it with one other family in 1980. And I decided that I was never going to go on TV, because I didn't want to be a celebrity. I didn't want to be a, quote, "evangelist, televangelist" — that's not my thing. And all of the sudedn, it brought a lot of money and a lot of attention. I don't think — now, this is a wolerivdw, and I will tell you, everybody's got a worldview.

Open Cloze

When the book became the best-selling book in the world for the last three _____, I kind of had my little crisis. And that was: What is the purpose of this? Because it brought in ________ amounts of money. When you write the best-selling book in the _____, it's tons and tons of money. And it brought in a lot of attention, neither of which I wanted. When I started Saddleback Church, I was 25 years old. I started it with one other family in 1980. And I decided that I was never going to go on TV, because I didn't want to be a celebrity. I didn't want to be a, quote, "evangelist, televangelist" — that's not my thing. And all of the ______, it brought a lot of money and a lot of attention. I don't think — now, this is a _________, and I will tell you, everybody's got a worldview.

Solution

  1. worldview
  2. world
  3. sudden
  4. enormous
  5. years

Original Text

When the book became the best-selling book in the world for the last three years, I kind of had my little crisis. And that was: What is the purpose of this? Because it brought in enormous amounts of money. When you write the best-selling book in the world, it's tons and tons of money. And it brought in a lot of attention, neither of which I wanted. When I started Saddleback Church, I was 25 years old. I started it with one other family in 1980. And I decided that I was never going to go on TV, because I didn't want to be a celebrity. I didn't want to be a, quote, "evangelist, televangelist" — that's not my thing. And all of the sudden, it brought a lot of money and a lot of attention. I don't think — now, this is a worldview, and I will tell you, everybody's got a worldview.

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Important Words

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