Narcissists need not apply

by Greg Laurie -- I have been a Christian for more than 40 years now. The things that impressed me as a younger Christian still impress me, but now other things impress more…

The most important question ever

by Greg Laurie -- Years ago I had a chameleon for a pet. It wasn't one of those little green anole lizards that pet stores commonly label as chameleons. True chameleons have more…

Faith: Use it or lose it

by Greg Laurie -- What is faith? Sometimes we make it a little too mystical. Faith is actually something we apply wherever we go. When you go into a restaurant, for example, more…

Putting it all on the line

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever attempted something in life that met with failure? I would far rather try and fail than never do anything at all. Failure is not always more…

Bring what you have

by Greg Laurie -- My wife and I have found ourselves watching the Food Channel lately, including the show "Iron Chef." It is actually quite entertaining to watch celebrity chefs compete. And more…

Why forgive?

by Greg Laurie -- It has been said that we are most like beasts when we kill, we are most like men when we judge, but we are most like God when more…

The death of a conscience

by Greg Laurie -- What comes to mind when you hear the word "conscience"? Do you think of Jiminy Cricket who told little Pinocchio that when he didn't know what to do, more…

Genuine imitations

by Greg Laurie -- Whenever something is popular, there will always be imitations. For example, Apple redefined the cell-phone market with their iPhone, and now there are many versions of them. Whether more…

Is it really all your stuff?

by Greg Laurie -- During the earthly ministry of Jesus, the Pharisees would come to him on occasion with trick questions that almost seemed to backfire. Being overtaxed back then (as we more…

Avoiding 'the way of Cain'

by Greg Laurie -- There is a big difference between remorse and repentance. Remorse is being sorry for the consequences of what you have done, while repentance is being sorry enough to more…