The church: Relevance vs. reverence

by Greg Laurie -- I think we would all agree that our world is truly messed up right now. It seems that at every turn, there is another blatant display of wickedness. more…

Real 'homeland security'

by Greg Laurie -- As we observe the 10th anniversary of 9/11, most of us can remember that day so clearly. We can visualize where we were and recall what we were more…

Spiritual longevity

by Greg Laurie -- When I first became a Christian, I wanted to be a super-Christian overnight. I was looking for the Cliffs Notes on spirituality, the shortcut to spiritual growth. I more…

What God forgets

by Greg Laurie -- We are living in a time in which everything is being recorded. There are cameras wherever we go. When drivers run a red light, it is documented on more…

Oppose God and pay the price

by Greg Laurie -- Nebuchadnezzar had everything a person could want in life to supposedly be happy: unparalleled wealth, worldwide fame and incredible power. As the king of Babylon, he had effectively more…

The destructive power of greed

by Greg Laurie -- Two college students who were taking organic chemistry had done so well on their midterm exam that they didn't feel it was necessary to study for their final. more…

Marriage: God's original plan

by Greg Laurie -- Oscar Wilde said, "The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life." Is it even possible to have a happy marriage? Can a more…

Good out of bad

by Greg Laurie -- My life should have been a disaster. I read an article not long ago that said if you come from a divorced home, the chances are far higher more…

The church that changed the world

by Greg Laurie -- One of the distinguishing marks of the early church was their worship. The book of Acts, speaking of first-century Christians, says, "So continuing daily with one accord in more…