Surviving life's shipwrecks

by Greg Laurie -- In April 2008, I began teaching a series in the book of Acts at my church. Little did I know at the time that pretty much in the more…

Needed: A holy disturbance

by Greg Laurie -- I was watching a talk show host interview a pastor recently, and he said, "You know, the Bible is so outdated. Don't you think it is time that more…

Not victims of chance

by Greg Laurie -- Is God actually interested in what happens to us as individuals? Does God have a master plan for each of our lives? The answer to these questions is more…

Why the suffering?

by Greg Laurie -- We always want to avoid pain. At least I do. But pain reminds us of something. Pain reminds us of a deeper need, and that deeper need is more…

The measure of a life

by Greg Laurie -- Life goes by so quickly. One day, you are a hippie and so skinny that it is unimaginable. The next day, you are middle-aged and constantly battling your more…

Almost Christians

by Greg Laurie -- The word "almost" is a fascinating word. It means "slightly short of" or "not quite" or "nearly." Other words we use in the place of almost are "about," more…

A call to courage

by Greg Laurie -- Courage seems to be in short supply these days. And what is courage? Courage has been defined as bravery. It also has been defined as fear that has more…

Finding joy in the detours

by Greg Laurie -- When I first started out preaching in 1971, I wanted to be an evangelist more than anything else. I went to a Billy Graham Crusade and thought, That more…

Can we really change ourselves?

by Greg Laurie -- We like the idea of change, of starting over again, of becoming someone different than we are. Sometimes we move to a new place, thinking we can escape more…

I still would be a Christian

by Greg Laurie -- It has been said that the tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. A story is more…