Still no room for Jesus?

by Greg Laurie -- Along with every other aspect of Christmas, we have romanticized the story of Christ's birth. We envision a scene in which he is draped in fine satin while more…

The 1st Christmas verse is in Genesis

by Greg Laurie -- I love the Christmas story. I don't mean the one about Santa and the reindeer or the Grinch or Frosty the snowman. The Christmas story I'm referring to more…

Wickedness, grace and giving thanks

by Greg Laurie -- The disciples of Jesus came to him with a question: "What will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?" (Matthew 24:3 NIV). more…

The 3 reasons the Church exists

by Greg Laurie -- Why does the church exist? Is it to entertain us? Is it to provide programs for us to be involved in? Is it to babysit the kids on more…

My prayer for America

by Greg Laurie -- I still believe the United States is the greatest country on earth. But our country needs help. While we have a lot of enemies on the outside, I'm more…

Small things that become big things

by Greg Laurie -- Church history tells the story of a Christian who was brought before the Roman emperor and was told to renounce his faith. The emperor said to him, "Give more…

Character: Built in the little things

by Greg Laurie -- Everyone has character. It might be good. It might be bad. But you have it. And character, or personal integrity, is developed on a daily basis. With every more…

The marriage trap

by Greg Laurie -- I read about a dating service called Just Coffee. You can have a cup of coffee with someone without being stuck in an entire dinner escapade. If you more…

A walk in the dark

by Greg Laurie -- When my wife, Cathe, tells me she's going for a walk with some of her friends, I'll say, "Why don't you just call it what it is? It more…

Are you a thermostat or a thermometer?

by Greg Laurie -- Are you a thermostat or a thermometer? A thermometer is affected by its surroundings. Depending upon the temperature, the thermometer goes up or down. In contrast, a thermostat more…