Our joy is in Christ, not Christmas

by Greg Laurie -- Despite the fact that the message of the Christmas season is joy and happiness, I personally get pretty stressed out at this time of year. It is because more…

The girl from Nazareth

by Greg Laurie -- An aspect of the Christmas story a lot of people have trouble with is that Jesus, the son of God, was supernaturally conceived in the womb of the more…

What is a Christian?

by Greg Laurie -- Some people think they are Christians just because they are Americans. I used to think that. Before I made a commitment to Christ, if you would have walked more…

The church's griping grumblers

by Greg Laurie -- Years ago, I was in Ethiopia with Franklin Graham for a pastor's conference. One day after the conference, we had dinner with some Ethiopian pastors. They brought out more…

Will you fall – or finish well?

by Greg Laurie -- Sometimes people ask me if I ever get nervous when I get up to preach. Generally, I don't. I'm concerned or somewhat apprehensive at times, but nerves are more…

ISIS versus Jesus

by Greg Laurie -- I recently read the horrific story in the New York Post of a young woman being stoned to death by a group of men – including her own more…

Imagine a world without America

by Greg Laurie -- What is going on in the world? It seems like chaos is reigning. We have a terrorist army of Islamic radicals, hell-bent on our destruction, known as ISIS. more…

The devastating effects of immorality

by Greg Laurie -- In October 1993, a wildfire swept through Laguna Beach, California, and devastated entire neighborhoods. I remember seeing a photograph of one neighborhood where all that was left of more…

Contemporary idols

by Greg Laurie -- Some years ago, my wife and I were walking around Balboa Island in Newport Beach, California. There are a lot of beautiful homes on Balboa Island, and as more…