The eternal peril of nursing a grudge

by Greg Laurie -- I have discovered that some people actually like to fight. It is not even an issue of what they are fighting about, it is just that they like more…

The real deal

by Greg Laurie -- It was Cicero who said, "Of all villainy, there is none more base than that of the hypocrite who at the moment he is most false takes care more…

Famous last words: 'I can handle it'

by Greg Laurie -- Sometimes we face our greatest dangers after we have experienced our greatest triumphs. It was after his success on Mt. Carmel that Elijah was paralyzed with fear. Often more…

Character: A long habit continued

by Greg Laurie -- D.L. Moody defined character as what you are in the dark. Character is what you are when you are all alone, when there is no one around to more…

God's answers to our excuses

by Greg Laurie -- The best definition I have ever heard for the word "excuse" is, "The skin of a reason stuffed with a lie." Nothing more than a fancy lie, an more…

Christians: Infiltrate, don't isolate

by Greg Laurie -- A few years ago I arrived home to one of California's rolling blackouts. The lights wouldn't turn on. The streetlights were dark. The Internet was down. People in more…

Mercy: The underrated virtue

by Greg Laurie -- In the Roman culture, mercy was not held in high regard. The Romans saw mercy as a weakness, not a virtue. They did not care for mercy at more…

God's definition of happiness

by Greg Laurie -- The Greeks called the island of Cyprus the happy isle. They believed that because of its geographical location, perfect climate and fertile soil, anyone who lived on Cyprus more…

What your children don't need

by Greg Laurie -- I am glad the so-called self-esteem movement seems to have finally seen its day. A friend of mine, Phil Cooke, recently blogged about this: It appears the self-esteem more…