Learning from suffering

by Greg Laurie -- Whenever the subject of Christianity comes up, it doesn't take long until someone raises the topic of human suffering. Usually it is formed into a question like, "Well, more…

Don't give up!

by Greg Laurie -- Recently I was in New York and went out to dinner at an Italian restaurant with a group of people. It was so loud that I couldn't hear more…

A case for prayer

by Greg Laurie -- When I meet people who feel they are floundering spiritually, one of the first questions I will ask them is whether they are reading their Bible every day. more…

Time for a spiritual reboot?

by Greg Laurie -- I have a tendency to open a lot of programs at once on my computer. What ends up happening when I get all of these programs open is more…

Life is short – and eternity is real

by Greg Laurie -- A year ago, on Sept. 19, 2008, the private Lear jet carrying DJ AM and Travis Barker, the drummer for Blink 182, crashed just before midnight in Columbia, more…

The pursuit of emptiness

by Greg Laurie -- In his book, "Back to Virtue," author and philosopher Peter Kreeft points out that the word for boredom did not exist in premodern languages. So it seems that more…

Go ahead – be heavenly minded

by Greg Laurie -- When you have had someone close to you die, especially a child, everything changes. You see life much differently. Although it has been one year now since my more…

The writing is on the wall

by Greg Laurie -- C. S. Lewis wrote, "God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pain: It is His megaphone to rouse a deaf more…

Don't make a 'frenemy' of the world

by Greg Laurie -- One thing I find enjoyable about the summer is going to the beach, especially when it is hot. But the bad thing about the beach is having to more…

The thing about 'beautiful people'

by Greg Laurie -- A recent USA Today article asked a segment of today's younger population the question: "What do you want more than anything else?" They were polling the so-called "millennial more…