A blueprint for transformation

by Greg Laurie -- It seems that a lot of churches today are in a race as to who can have the biggest church or the fastest-growing church or even the "coolest" more…

When life brings a shipwreck

by Greg Laurie -- Apparently, the apostle Paul wasn't above saying, "I told you so." In a severe storm at sea, after all the cargo had been jettisoned and the crew had more…

1 of my top-5 Bible verses

by Greg Laurie -- People often ask me what my favorite Bible verse is. While it's difficult to narrow it down to only one, I can say that among the top five more…

When God's will includes 'shipwrecks'

by Greg Laurie -- I have never been literally shipwrecked, but I have been through some pretty rough seas. I've had my share of hardships in life. More than many? Perhaps. But more…

Are you almost Christian?

by Greg Laurie -- Almost is an interesting word that we tend to use with a fair degree of versatility. We sometimes use it when we are delaying something, when we are more…

Take courage!

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever been discouraged? Have you ever felt as though your life were a failure? Have you ever been frightened about the future? If so, you're not more…

Believe it: You are not alone!

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever felt discouraged as a Christian? Have you ever felt that your life has been a failure? Does your stomach ever feel tied in knots as more…

Lunch with Jesus

by Greg Laurie -- Despite John Lennon's statement years ago that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus, Jesus' popularity has only grown with the passing years. It's not that most people more…

Lincoln's Bible: More than a book

by Greg Laurie -- I just finished reading an outstanding book: "Abraham Lincoln, A Man of Faith and Courage," by Joe Wheeler (Simon and Schuster, 2008). I have read many, far more more…

'Born again' – what's it really mean?

by Greg Laurie -- Many are fascinated in our culture today by the lives of the beautiful people: the movie and TV stars, the sports figures and musicians, the entertainers and supermodels. more…