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…

Baby boomers' wicked legacy

by Greg Laurie -- One generation can make a profound difference in the overall lifestyle of a nation. I think of my own generation, the baby boomers, and the legacy of selfishness more…

Tampering with God's template

by Greg Laurie -- It has been said that a family can survive without a nation, but a nation cannot survive without the family. Our very existence as a society depends on more…

Mad at God? Don't be

by Greg Laurie -- What makes you mad? Everyone has something that irritates them. A lot of the things that bother me have to do with cell phones. I was excited about more…

Why adultery is a big deal

by Greg Laurie -- A little boy who listened to his Sunday School teacher go over the Ten Commandments was a little confused about the seventh commandment and decided to ask his more…

The power of His name

by Greg Laurie -- We have all heard it: people using the name of Jesus Christ to punctuate a point. "Jesus Christ!" they will say. When I hear someone say that, more more…

Dumbing down God

by Greg Laurie -- I read an article about a woman who was busted for driving in a carpool lane with a mannequin. The officer pulled her over and, as it turns more…

The assurance of Easter

by Greg Laurie -- If you have ever lost someone you love unexpectedly, then you have an idea of how the disciples felt when Jesus was crucified. Without warning, someone they had more…